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Senior Counsel - General Counsel Office (FT)

Senior Counsel - General Counsel Office (FT)

Senior Counsel - General Counsel Office (FT) Job Number: REQ39131-POS61846
Category: Professional / Management
Location: West Orange, NJ

RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children’s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest private employer – with more than 33,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for outstanding quality and safety.

We have an immediate opportunity for an experienced corporate or health care attorney to become a member of our growing team of legal professionals. This position is a high profile growth opportunity with immediate responsibility.

The successful applicant will:

  • Counsel on a broad range of general healthcare legal and state and federal regulatory matters, including Stark and anti-kickback issues;
  • Review, draft and negotiate commercial and health care contracts, including information technology, clinical research, construction, leases, physician and other health care business agreements; and
  • Provide legal support and guidance with respect to strategic transactions.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Excellent academic credentials and J.D. degree from a nationally recognized law school;
  • Experience negotiating complex contracts, including information technology contracts, is preferred;
  • Active bar membership in at least one U.S. jurisdiction and eligibility for admission to the New Jersey bar as in-house counsel;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in an intensive health care law environment at either a top law firm and/or in the legal department of a large organization.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • 401 (k)
  • Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

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