The staff attorney serves as assistant in-house counsel for Community Health Choice, Inc. (Community) and provides support to Community's Vice President & General Counsel. This position is responsible for providing legal review and advice on legal questions, compliance matters, and other related issues. The staff attorney is also responsible for day-to-day legal activities such as, but not limited to, contract review, drafting, and negotiation, legal research and writing, litigation management, including responses to subpoenas and open records requests, and preparing reports.
Doctorate of Jurisprudence/JD degree and license to practice law in State of Texas or will be licensed within calendar year of hire. LLM, MPH or MBA degree a plus.
One year of experience with healthcare, corporate, labor, and/or administrative law preferred with managed care organizations or health systems including full or part time legal positions, internships, clerkships, or fellowships.
Internship, Law Clerk experience and/or coursework in Health Law and exposure to HIPAA law a plus
Knowledge of health insurance and Medicaid regulations and compliance requirements preferred.
Familiarity with HIPAA regulations.
Effective collaboration and problem solving skills.
Strong written and oral communication abilities.
Internal Number: 153647
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.