Ohio State Bar Association

Vice President and Associate Legal Counsel

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Holzer Health System
Gallipolis, Ohio
9 days ago


Department:                         Legal/Administration

Reports to:                           EVP and Chief Legal Officer

FLSA Status:                      Exempt

Position Summary: 

The Associate Legal Counsel is directly responsible and accountable to the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer (CLO) to assist in research, document review and drafting, compliance with regulatory matters, and oversight of outside counsel. The Associate Legal Counsel must develop a solid understanding of the organization’s business structure as well as an understanding of health care law.

Education, Work Experience and Licensure:

  • Juris Doctorate required
  • Ohio Licenses required
  • Corporate Health care and/or Employment law experience required

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and analysis on legal and policy issues as directed by CLO
  • Assist the CLO in drafting and negotiating contracts with an emphasis on protesting the organization’s rights
  • Assist the CLO with oversight of outside counsel and litigated matters
  • Provide legal support to management at all levels of the organization and have regular contact with senior management
  • Advise the CLO on regulatory compliance and risk management issues including HIPAA, Medicare conditions of participation and reimbursement, fraud and abuse laws, Stark and anti-kickback issues, False Claims Act, and related federal and state statutes and regulations.
  • Keep updated on changes in healthcare regulatory laws and assist in updating System policies and procedures to be in compliance with such legal updates
  • Serve as legal representative on a variety of committees within the organization
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands & Work Environment: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Quality communication skills (oral and written).
  • Computer skills including Word, Excel and Power Point; inputting data entry/typing, copying.
  • Clear speech and good hand/eye coordination.
  • Requires sitting/standing for long periods and may include lifting up to 25 pounds. Proper lifting techniques required. 
  • Ability to see and hear.


• Juris Doctorate required
• Ohio Licenses required
• Corporate Health care and/or Employment law experience required

  • 10-15 years experience highly preferred

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57790928
  • Location:
    Gallipolis, Ohio
  • Position Title: Vice President and Associate Legal Counsel
  • Company Name: Holzer Health System
  • Job Function: In-house Assistant GC
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Juris Doctor
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Salary: $150,000.00 - $165,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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