The General Counsel and Executive Vice President is responsible for providing advice and counsel on a variety of ChartSpan legal and business aspects to include, but not limited to, policy, employment, contracts and procurement, corporate matters and commercial transactions. In addition, the General Counsel and Executive Vice President will be responsible for building and maintaining a culture that combines the highest standards of integrity with responsive, practical approaches to furthering the work of ChartSpan.
Ensure all privacy practices adhere to regulatory and compliance standards
Identify potential areas of privacy and security vulnerability and advise on risk avoidance and mitigation
Develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid similar situations in the future
Help in establishing and maintaining an effective and fully compliant internal control system with federal, state, and local statutes and regulations
Anticipate and guard against legal risks facing the company
Identify, analyze, and report on important legislative and regulatory developments
Provide legal counsel on issues arising from actual or anticipated lawsuits, and to prevent future ones
Develop and recommend company policy and position on legal issues
Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues
Represent ChartSpan, as appropriate, in various legal proceedings
Write, review, and edit reports, opinions, correspondence, contracts, and other legal documents
Write and administer complex vendor, client, and employment contracts as needed
Respond to government investigations and queries as the principal point of contact
Manage external counsel and general litigation; provide input on the decision whether to send matters to outside counsel and assist in the oversight of outside counsel as necessary
Maintain requisite knowledge and skill of Medicare compliance, staying abreast of changes in the law and engage in continuing study and education
Function as a strategic business advisor for all issues related to Medicare and HIPAA Compliance
Other duties as assigned.
Successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Assoc. (ABA) and possess the first professional law degree, LLB or JD
Must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of any state in the United States
Seven or more years of professional legal experience acquired after admission to the bar commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position
Prior leadership as in-house counsel a plus
Experience in developing and implementing internal compliance policies and procedures
Past experience working with the board of directors and board committees a plus
7 year(s) of relevant experience required
Specific Knowledge Requirements:
Strong knowledge of labor/employment law
Knowledge of laws and regulations regarding Medicare
Ability to think creatively, from a legal perspective, on matters such as business strategy and plans to be compliant with legal and regulatory requirements
Ability to maintain the integrity of the company’s reputation with the public, regulatory authorities, and business clients
Proven skills and abilities in results achievement, goal-driven, decision making, good judgment, problem resolution, research and writing, and litigation
Extensive written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Possess initiative as well as analytical, organizational, and planning skills
This position requires the following physical activities with or without accommodation.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
Frequent communication with others, requiring the exchange of accurate information.
This a remote work position