Senior Counsel

Job Description

Job ID: 1191293
Employment Status: Full-Time
Your Career. Made Better.

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

Provides comprehensive service to BJC HealthCare, focused on the system's legal needs.


Join Us!


Role Purpose

To service the legal needs of BJC HealthCare and its affiliated entities under the direction of senior legal management leadership.


Responsibilities

  • Analyzes legal issues and risks and provide legal guidance by conferring with clients, reviewing and drafting memoranda, and/or other documents, including contracts, to maximize protection of the organization's assets and interests.
  • Provision of a comprehensive range of legal services and legal advice to BJC Hospitals and Service Organizations, with particular emphasis on specific legal areas assigned.
  • Provides expertise in the formulation and development of new policies and revision of existing policies; and provides expertise and advice in the implementation and application of policies.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively manage a workload that is large, diverse, and complex with minimal direct supervision or direction.
  • Possess exceptional legal knowledge and excellent written and communication skills.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Doctorate
  • - Law

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  •  

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Attorney - applicable state

  •  

    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer