Hospital Operations Counsel

Prospect Medical SystemsJohnston, Rhode islandFull TimeOn Site

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Hospital Operations Counsel

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Hospital Operations Counsel provides advice and guidance on compliance with federal and state health care laws and regulations, as well as licensure, accreditation, medical staff and credentialing matters for clinical and business departments.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provide advice and guidance on compliance with federal and state health care laws and regulations, as well as licensure, accreditation, medical staff and credentialing matters for clinical and business departments.
  • Provide advice and guidance on patient care, risk management, and bioethical issues for clinical operating units.
  • Be responsible for reviewing and drafting documents for complex, system-wide health care operational matters.
  • Negotiate, draft and review physician arrangements and healthcare-related contracts.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate general service agreements and affiliation agreements, identify and analyze new or emerging areas of risk, and manage or provide support with respect to general legal matters.
  • Provide advice and guidance to market and clinical business units on regulatory and industry developments, including the proactive identification and assessment of regulatory risks and the ongoing monitoring and tracking of relevant regulatory updates.
  • Work closely with the Compliance department on regulatory matters.
  • Interact with the management team as well as with external representatives of the legal system, regulatory agencies, governmental entities, and others.
  • Perform any other job-related projects, as requested.


Minimum Education: Completion of a Juris Doctorate degree program from an accredited college/university is required.

Minimum Experience: A minimum of three to five (3-5) years of significant health care experience is required and in-house legal experience is preferred.Understanding of the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, CMP Law, and related health care regulations. Strong analytic, research and organizational skills. Strong work ethic and a high degree of perseverance and energy. Problem solver mentality. Ability to creatively come up with appropriate solutions. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong customer service and team orientation. Excellent time/project management and prioritization skills. Ability to excel in a fluid, fast-paced dynamic and complex organization.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Member in good standing of the Rhode Island Bar is strongly preferred. Current, unrestricted license in the state of practice is required.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals, benefit eligible positions will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

Prospect Medical Systems has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of drugs and alcohol. Our Company is committed to maintaining a productive, drug free workplace that keeps employees and patients safe from harm. For this reason, we require applicants to pass a screening for drug use as a condition of employment. This includes: alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, opiates and methamphetamines.

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Position Summary

Employment Status: Regular Full-time

Shift: Days

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday

Address: Rhode Island - 1301 Atwood Avenue

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