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Posted 6/14/2024

Senior Corporate Counsel

Location: Remote

About MultiCare

MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.

The Opportunity

MultiCare Health System is seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel to join their Legal team. Seeking an experienced healthcare transitional attorney to lead transitions, partner with key executes, and with ideally national scale experience.

Note: This is a remote position and MultiCare allows remote workers based outside of Washington state with the exception of those that permanently reside in California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland/Washington DC, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont.

Position Summary

The Senior Corporate Counsel assists MultiCare business leaders, in-house and external counsel on transaction and regulatory matters, including professional and clinical service agreements, transactions, joint ventures, affiliations, mergers & acquisitions, and other affiliations. The Senior Corporate Counsel serves as a subject matter expert, educational resource, problem solver and strategic advisor to MultiCare business leaders and colleagues on all aspects of healthcare transaction and regulatory issues; assists business leaders and outside consulting resources in the evaluation of business and transaction opportunities, negotiations, drafting, and coordinating legal aspects of transactions (including legal due diligence) and engagement and oversight of outside counsel; drafts entity formation and governance documents, including corporate articles and bylaws, LLC membership agreements, corporate charters, letters of intent/term sheets and similar documents. Hospital-based leaders may have a dual matrixed reporting structure.

Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school
  • State license to practice law, and Washington state licensure required within the first year of employment
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in a health system corporate legal department or law firm with significant involvement in health care transactions, joint ventures, affiliations, mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and governance matters – as well as additional experience in combination of regulatory, compliance, risk management, insurance, employment and contractual issues/matters

Our Values

As a MultiCare employee, we’ll rely on you to reflect our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration, Kindness and Joy. Our values serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.

Why MultiCare?

  • Belonging: We work to create a true sense of belonging for all our caregivers
  • Mission-driven: We are dedicated to our mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future and the patients and communities we serve
  • Market leadership: Washington state’s largest community-based, locally governed health system
  • Employee-centric: Named Forbes “America’s Best Employers by State” in 2023
  • Technology: “Most Wired” health care system 15 years in a row
  • Leading research: MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation, 40 years of ground-breaking, clinical and health services research in our communities
  • Lifestyle: Live and work in the Pacific Northwest – offering breathtaking water, mountains and forest at every turn.

Salary

Min $209,560, Mid $255,549, Max $301,538

Questions and Apply

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Posted 3/11/2024

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (DPA)

Seattle, WA

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Salary and Benefits information are posted on the King County jobs page where applicants apply. This is an exempt position.

The County Services Section of the Civil Division has an opening for a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (DPA) interested in representing the Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD) of the King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS). The applicant must have experience in Medicaid law, contracting with managed care organizations and governmental agencies, including regulatory issues frequently encountered by governmental agencies and other intermediary entities when contracting for behavioral health care. Ideal applicants should have expertise on Medicaid law related to risk sharing and public/private partnership business structures.

One of BHRD’s core business roles is as a backbone entity and lead contractor for the King County Integrated Care Network and is responsible for deploying a wide variety of services including crisis services, mental health treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and diversion and reentry services through contracts with a network of community behavioral health providers. Generally speaking, BHRD’s services cover King County residents who are Medicaid eligible or low income. The selected applicant must support BHRD’s mission to provide equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, and connected to community by ensuring people with mental health and substance use disorders receive the services they need.

We value diversity and strive to hire a workforce that reflects the community that we serve. It is essential to our mission that we create and maintain an office that is diverse and inclusive. All PAO employees are expected to participate in PAO equity work and attend equity trainings and discussions. PAO employees are expected to comply with race, equity, and social justice (RESJ) principles, and to work with PAO colleagues and management to identify opportunities for improvement.

Job Duties

The attorney will be part of the County Services section of the PAO. This six-lawyer section provides advise and representation to many core county departments such as Public Health, the Sheriff, the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention, the Assessor, Records and Licensing Services, the PAO and DCHS. The attorney will be part of the County Services team and must be ready to engage in a fast-paced, diverse and challenging legal practice. The attorney’s practice will focus on the BHRD of DCHS and the attorney will be expected to maintain an office location with BRHD as well as the PAO.

The attorney will also sit as part of BHRD’s Executive Leadership Team and provide representation to BHRD on a range of issues including Medicaid and other health insurance law, regulatory compliance, public records, and contracts. The attorney will also be responsible for advising on the recently passed Crisis Care Centers Levy. This Levy is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform how people experiencing behavioral health crises can access specialized behavioral health care. This nine-year property tax levy will create a countywide network of five crisis care centers, restore residential treatment capacity, and strengthen King County’s community behavioral health workforce. Finally, the attorney will also be responsible for advising mental health professionals who evaluate persons with behavioral health disorders for involuntary detention.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

  • Over 5 years of experience practicing Medicaid law, and contracting with managed care organizations and governmental entities.
  • Enthusiasm, initiative, and an ability to successfully lead a team on complex matters.
  • Outstanding analytical abilities.
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills are critical.
  • Demonstrable commitment to race, equity, and social justice, including continued development of personal cultural humility/competence and active participation in PAO RESJ work, attending trainings and discussions.

Special Requirements:

  • Member in good standing with the Washington State Bar.
  • Must submit to a criminal history check.
  • U.S. Citizenship (per RCW 36.27 and 29A.04 and Article VI of the WA Constitution).

Supplemental Information

For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact:

Janine Joly, Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney: (206) 477-9484
Or
Heidi Parkington-Thal, Human Resources Director (Application Process): (206) 477-1205

Application Process

Please apply on the King County jobs page: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcounty/jobs/4389631/attorney-civil-division-county-services-representing-behavioral-health-and-re

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.


Posted 2/14/2024

Associate Corporate Counsel

Renton, WA

We are seeking an Associate Counsel to be responsible, under the guidance of a Senior Corporate Counsel and
Corporate Counsel, for providing general legal services and assigned specific projects for the Providence St. Joseph
Health (“PSJH”) system. This role requires living in one of the following states: WA, OR, CA, AK, TX, NM or MT
(relocation assistance will be provided if needed).

The Associate Counsel provides legal advice, consultation, and policy analysis and interpretations of numerous areas
of law and policy and conducts research and analysis to provide policy recommendations. Responsibilities also
include preparing written opinions and guidance for the executive management teams and other internal clients and
drafts and reviewing contracts for the organization, with emphasis on physician and vendor agreements. The
Associate Counsel keeps informed of opinions, orders, decisions and developments relating to hospital and physician
legal requirements, and other matters of interest, and strives to carry out the essential position accountabilities in a
timely manner in response to client needs. The ability to work in a team setting is essential.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides valued, strategic, and practical legal services and solutions to PSJH with exceptional responsiveness and
    stewardship to all areas of PSJH with a focus on providing practical solutions to complex legal issues.
  • Coordinates with DLA colleagues to provide timely and effective legal services and solutions.
  • Serves as a “point of contact” for PSJH hospital administrative teams to remain knowledgeable about their legal
    needs and challenges and assure such are met.
  • Provides research and drafts legal opinions for the determination and resolution of complex legal issues and the
    same with respect to moderately complicated legal issues but generally in a non-supervised context.
  • Participates in the supervision and preparation of defense in non-malpractice litigation matters and with outside
    counsel in the development of legal strategy, preparation of pleadings and briefs, and supervision of their work.
  • Utilize DLA’s process to track outside counsel expenditures and report progress to more senior department
    attorneys.
  • Keeps informed of opinions, orders, decisions and developments relating to PSJH legal requirements, and other
    matters of interest, and continues to develop expertise in health care specialized areas of law (e.g. Stark, Antikickback
    Statute, Medicare reimbursement, privacy laws (including HIPAA), etc.)
  • Provides guidance and interacts with various PSJH’s corporate and community Boards.
  • Provides research, factual information, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or issues; similar
    functions on a more independent basis with respect to moderately complicated legal matters.
  • Ability to function independently to review and draft routine contracts and prepare documentation for basic
    transactions; ability to provide legal advice with respect to complex contracts and transactions when working closely
    with a more senior department attorney.
  • Participates (generally speaking) in providing regular and timely legal information as a continuing educational
    resource for Providence, including assisting with development of presentations and written summaries regarding
    regulatory/legal changes affecting such operations/ministries.
  • Development of understanding for business issues involved in transactional matters; ability to provide feedback to
    more senior department attorneys and clients on the same.
  • Prepares, drafts and reviews legal documents, including but not limited to governing documents (e.g., articles,
    bylaws, etc.) and agreements in compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, and policies, and in accordance
    with relevant legal relationships.
  • Provides legal guidance to Providence’s Integrity, Audit and Compliance Services Department and assists with
    investigations, self-reporting, policy development, and resolution of complaints.
  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of PSJH.

Required Qualifications:

  • J.D. – Degree from an accredited law school, or the equivalent.
  • Admission to one of the following footprint State Bars: WA, OR, CA, AK, TX, NM, MT within 12 months of hire for
    continued employment.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a healthcare-related field such as a private law firm, in-house legal setting, or
    public/regulatory organization.

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing
professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of
caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

Accepting a new position at another facility that is part of the Providence family of organizations may change your
current benefits. Changes in benefits, including paid time-off, happen for various reasons. These reasons can include
changes of Legal Employer, FTE, Union, location, time-off plan policies, availability of health and welfare benefit plan
offerings, and other various reasons.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of
organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can
support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and
everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50
hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New
Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people,
advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

Providence Shared Services is a service line within Providence that provides a variety of functional and system
support services for our family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and
Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of
specialized expertise.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce
member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment
on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual
identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local,
state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce,
learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Pay Range: $77.96 – $127.07

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