Rady Children's Hospital San Diego is the premier pediatric provider in the region with 551 beds, a medical practice foundation, multiple Southern California satellite locations and a full range of progressive and innovative clinical, teaching and research programs.
Rare opportunity to combine your health care operational experience and legal knowledge and skills as a key member of the Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center Legal Department. Successful candidates will have exceptional analytical, problem-solving and communication skills, knowledge of healthcare risk management, claims management processes, related healthcare law and the hospital regulatory framework. The ability to evaluate clinical issues for risk exposure and problem-solve patient care and other operational matters is needed.
Major responsibilities include collaborating with outside defense counsel and TPA in the management of a wide variety of litigation including professional, employment & general liability, enterprise risk identification/mitigation, participating in risk financing, interacting with regulators, providing education and legal advice on diverse healthcare matters to staff and physicians and serving as legal counsel on multidisciplinary cross-functional teams for special projects.
Department: Legal Department
Facility: Main Campus - Serra Mesa
Schedule: Part time - Benefits Eligible
Hours: Flexible 32 hours/week
Juris Doctorate Degree (J.D.)
3 years of related experience
California Bar licensure or out-of-state license to practice law with the ability to register as an in-house counsel in California
1 - 2 years of experience involving healthcare operations, healthcare claims management/litigation, particularly professional liability, in a law firm or in-house
Background in risk financing, employment litigation, and interacting with regulatory agencies