Regional Chief Legal Officer

Tampa, FL
Full Time
Exp.: 10+ Years
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Provide Legal advice on a broad scope of health care topics related to the Division’s strategic growth and operations of hospitals and other system services
  • Transaction advice arising from the physician employment agreements and acquisitions;
  • Guidance on legal structures and operations of regional health care systems such as home health, clinically integrated networks, affiliation agreements and ambulatory projects;
  • Accurately recommend on the application of health care federal, state, and local laws and regulations which affect the operations of Adventist Health System and advise appropriate personnel of the significance thereof
  • Supervision and management the legal services provided by three other Divisional staff attorneys and outside counsel
  • Coordination with other AdventHealth Legal Services Department members
  • Coordination with compliance, risk management and tax departments as needed; and (8) Efficient management of assigned projects/cases/etc.

What You Will Need:
  • B. A or B. S. Degree from an accredited university or college
  • J. D. from an accredited law school
  • 10 years of legal experience
  • Member of the Florida Bar or Florida Authorized House Counsel

Job Summary:
The Regional Chief Legal Officer (“RCLO”) serves primarily to advance the legal needs of Adventist Health System (“AHS”) as In-House Counsel. The RCLO is subject to the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the state of Florida as well as policies established by AHS for its employees. The RCLO is responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relationships with individuals in AHS corporate departments and hospital facilities (“Clients”) in the areas of law as assigned. The RCLO must be sensitive to Client-specific issues and standards, promptly respond to Client inquiries and commit to fiscal responsibility to the organization as a whole. The RCLO advises Clients in such a way as to help prevent future/potential litigation and endeavors to ensure that AHS is in compliance with all applicable laws and protects the legal rights of the organization. The RCLO must have a combined knowledge and understanding of the law as it relates to their Client with a strong understanding of appropriate business operations within a healthcare environment.

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