Job Description

Associate General Counsel (Job Opening 452421) – The Office of Legal Affairs, under the direction of the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, provides legal representation and advice to the University and all of its constituent parts, including the Board of Trustees, the President, Provost, faculty and academic departments, the Office of Research, Student Life, Athletics, the Department of Public Safety, the Office of Business and Finance, and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and James Cancer Hospital, among many others.  As one of the largest universities in the nation, Ohio State is a multifaceted institution, with a sophisticated and leading- edge legal practice that touches nearly every area of law, including litigation, labor and employment, public contracting, intellectual property, research and technology transfer, business transactions, taxation and benefits, administrative law, health care law, public safety and criminal law matters, federal and state constitutional and public law issues, and more.  The Associate General Counsel will focus on providing legal advice and services to the Wexner Medical Center with a specific focus on the business and contract processes of the medical center.  The Associate General Counsel will negotiate, draft, review, amend, and provide legal advice on a significant number of medical center contracts including but not limited to:  physician agreements, services arrangements, business associate agreements, research agreements, purchasing contracts, material transfer agreements, and leases.  These agreements will address a wide range of topics including licensing, technology, data security, services, confidentiality, and inter-institutional collaborations.  Responsibilities will also include conducting legal research and analysis, and the implementation of special projects, as assigned.

Education and Experience

A law degree from an accredited law school and at least 5 years legal experience is required.  Must already have Ohio license or obtain license within one year or less of hire.  Significant previous experience in HIPAA, Part A billing investigations, conflict of interest, medical contracting, including an understanding of Stark and Anti-Kickback law, contracting restrictions and related laws is highly desired.

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