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Position Summary: The Assistant General Counsel assists MultiCare business leaders, in-house and external counsel on transaction and regulatory matters, including professional and clinical service agreement, transactions, joint ventures, affiliations, mergers & acquisitions, clinical service agreements and other affiliations. The incumbent partners with management, Compliance and Internal Audit to provide legal advice and direction on regulatory issues such as EMTALA, HIPAA, reimbursement, fraud and abuse, Stark and Anti-kickback issues in all aspects of health system operations, medical staff issues, bed licensing, protective orders and subpoenas; serves as a subject matter expert, educational resource, problem solver and strategic advisor, to MultiCare business leaders and colleagues on healthcare transaction and regulatory issues; assists business leaders and outside consulting resources in the evaluation of business and transaction opportunities, negotiations, drafting, and coordinating legal aspects of transactions (including legal due diligence) and engagement and oversight of outside counsel. MultiCare Legal Services works in a distributed/remote environment. Some travel is required for team meetings and other in-person meetings. Candidates residing in the Pacific Northwest or Intermountain West regions are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Requirements: Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a health system corporate legal department or law firm with significant involvement in combination of regulatory, compliance, risk management, insurance, quality and safety, employment and contractual issues/matters and additional experience with health care transactions, joint ventures, affiliations, mergers and acquisitions, and governance matters
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school Licensed to practice law. Successful candidates will also be required to obtain Washington State licensure within first year of employment (House Counsel licensure acceptable.)
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, days
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.