Associate General Counsel System Services and Western Region

SCL Health
Broomfield, CO
Post Date:
July 03, 2022
Job Status:




You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Associate General Counsel for the Systems Services & Western Region.


You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.






System Services is our Corporate Headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado and is located within the Oracle campus. SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the well-being of the people we serve.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


With this position, you are eligible to participate in the At Risk Compensation (ARC) Plan. This plan enables SCL Health to provide leaders with an additional performance compensation opportunity. The ARC Award opportunities are calculated as a percentage of your base salary. Awards are paid out based on attainment of selected SCL Health Board-approved goals.






Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.


As an Associate General Counsel you need to know how to:

  • Act as initial contact for care site staff, outside counsel, and consultants in handling legal problems and questions, and ensure timely and efficient legal services are provided.
  • Partner with care site leadership to provide legal support on operations and other matters.
  • Provide legal services and prepare contracts and other documents related to physician relationships, including employment agreements, income guarantees, to ensure compliance with System policies and guidelines.
  • Prepare and review a variety of legal documents.
  • Provide appropriate in-service education on legal issues, or arranges for such, as requested or needed.
  • Retain and coordinate the timely provision of legal services for projects that require legal consultation.
  • Assist other members of the Legal Department, as requested, with strategic transactions, real estate, supply chain and other matters as they relate to Montana care sites.
  • Assist other members of the Legal Department, as requested, with the identification, investigation and resolution of legal compliance issues.
  • Assist, as requested, in representing care sites to courts, government agencies, etc., regarding complex legal problems and/or issues.
  • Assist, as requested, with providing legal support to other System functions from time to time.



Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) is required.
  • Licensed to practice law in Colorado or Montana within one (1) year of employment is required.
  • Current licensure to practice law in Colorado is preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in health care law, either in private legal practice or as in-house counsel to a hospital or health system is required.
  • Expertise in healthcare operations and related health care regulatory laws, including informed consent and other patient-care and decision-making law and regulations, state facility licensure and medical board laws and regulations, peer review laws and regulations, Medicare conditions of participation, Joint Commission standards, Medicare reimbursement, HIPAA and state privacy laws, EMTALA, and federal and state health care fraud and abuse laws is required.
  • Background in physician contracting is required.
  • Background in medical staff and peer review matters is preferred.



Your next move.


Now that you know more about being an Associate General Counsel on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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