associate counsel

Advantia Health is dedicated to helping women manage their health and the health of their families. Advantia provides access to top physicians and is improving healthcare delivery through a lower cost delivery model that uses outpatient facilities and technology to drive efficiency and convenience for the patient.

We are looking for someone who will enjoy a start-up environment requiring a “jack of all trades” and “grab an oar” mentality. We are also looking for someone who wants a breadth of legal experience across the healthcare provider space and who would value learning from one of the best lawyers in his field.

This role will serve as legal officer to the organization and its subsidiaries/affiliates; provide advice and counsel to the organization on all legal matters; provide legal assistance to local and remote offices; provide leadership and strategic advice in areas of the organization’s activities with a legal nexus.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • General corporate work; mergers and acquisitions
  • Conduct research regarding healthcare law and other issues relevant to the organization’s needs
  • Counsel management and healthcare providers on broad range of issues
  • Review, draft, and negotiate contracts, including employment and vendor contracts
  • Assist in drafting company policies and procedures
  • Work closely with outside counsel on various matters
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of four to six years of legal experience is preferred
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S.) from an accredited four-year college or university

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Legal research databases (Lexis-Nexis, etc.)

Certificates & Licenses

  • License to practice law in any state; member of the Bar in any state

Core Competencies

1. Results Driven

Business Acumen: understands business implications of decisions. Conducts cost-benefit analyses.  Displays orientation to profitability. Demonstrates knowledge of market. Aligns work with strategic goals.

Decision Making/Judgment: displays willingness to make decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment balancing pragmatism and risk management. Includes appropriate people in decision making process. Makes timely decisions. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions.

Planning & Organization: prioritizes and plans work activities. Uses time efficiently. Plans for additional resources. Integrates changes smoothly. Sets goals and objectives. Works in an organized manner.

Achievement Focus: sets and achieves challenging goals. Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self against standard of excellence. Recognizes and acts on opportunities. Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Dependability: responds to requests for service and assistance.  Follows instructions, responds to management direction.  Takes responsibility for own actions. Commits to doing the best job possible.  Keeps commitments.  Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines.

2. Intellectual Capacity

Creativity/Innovation: develops innovative approaches and ideas. Displays original thinking and creativity. Generates suggestions for improving work. Meets challenges with resourcefulness.

Job Knowledge: competent in essential duties and responsibilities. Exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills. Keeps abreast of current developments. Requires minimal supervision. Displays understanding of how job relates to others. Uses resources effectively.

Problem Solving: identifies problems in a timely manner.  Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.  Develops alternative solutions.  Resolves problems in early stages Works well in group problem solving situations.

3. Interpersonal

Communication: expresses ideas and thoughts verbally. Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form. Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Keeps others adequately informed. Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Organizational Savvy: displays understanding of organizational culture and practices. Incorporates organizational awareness into decision making. Utilizes both formal and informal channels to achieve results. Navigates organizational politics effectively builds alliances across the organization. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation.

Relationship Building: builds rapport up, down, and across the organization. Establishes collaborative relationships to achieve objectives.  Seeks win-win solutions to conflict. Develops network of professional contacts. Displays empathy and tolerates diverse viewpoints.

4. “Start-up fit”

Teamwork/Cooperation: balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Puts success of team above own interests. Establishes and maintains effective relations. Exhibits tact and consideration. Offers assistance and support to co-workers. Displays positive outlook and pleasant manner. Works cooperatively in group situations. Works actively to resolve conflicts.

“Grab an oar” Mentality: jumps right in to support most pressing priorities. Demonstrates willingness to support the team beyond their primary roles / responsibilities.

Adaptability: adapts to changes in the work environment and balances multiple / competing priorities. Manages competing demands. Shows eagerness to work on wide range of deliverables from employment and vendor contracts to negotiating complex M&A deals.

Contact Us

Please contact careers@advantiahealth.com to apply for this position.