Overview

JOB SUMMARY

 This position reports to
the Managing Counsel of HealthTrust Purchasing Group (“HealthTrust”).  The position will be responsible for drafting
agreements, legal review of agreements, negotiations with opposing parties on terms
for agreements, and consulting on issues related to agreements, primarily with
suppliers of products, equipment, services, and software used by HealthTrust
members and HCA affiliates.

DUTIES (included but not limited to) –  

  • Provide legal
    support for vendor contracts to be entered into between any supplier of
    products, equipment, services, and/or computer software and HealthTrust for
    access by HealthTrust member institutions.
  • Provide legal
    support for vendor contracts to be entered into between any supplier of
    products, equipment, services, and/or computer software and any HCA affiliated
    entity, including HCA Supply Chain operations, HCA Divisions and Facilities,
    HCA corporate departments, and Parallon.
  • Provide legal
    support for membership agreements related to HealthTrust, CoreTrust, and
    Advantage Trust GPO programs.
  • Provide legal
    support for pharmacy and med/surg agreements related to HealthTrust, CoreTrust,
    and HCA programs.
  • Draft agreements
    and templates; coordinate with the internal business clients to ensure proper
    legal documents are used; review edits proposed by other contracting parties;
    negotiate with other parties to arrive at mutually acceptable language; and
    assist business clients in finalizing documents for signatures.
  • Provide legal
    guidance on contract interpretation and other legal issues related to group
    purchasing and healthcare supply chain operations.
  • Draft and
    negotiate custom pricing agreements for specific HealthTrust members.
  • Provide legal
    guidance on compliance with various healthcare laws and regulations, especially
    the Anti-kickback laws and regulations, the Discount Safe Harbor, and the GPO
    Safe Harbor.
  • Accomplish
    special projects as assigned by the Managing Counsel and Chief Legal Officer.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s
Degree Required

JD Degree
from accredited Law School

Contracting
experience required

Pharmacy experience
is helpful but not required

10+ years of
experience

Member of the
TN Bar, ability to be waived into the TN Bar, or willing to take the TN Bar
exam.


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