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In-House Legal Counsel (54690)

Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital
Posted Feb 05
Full Time
Nacogdoches, Texas

Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital

In-House Legal Counsel

What's in it for you?

  • Generous benefit plans that start the 1st of the month following your start date
  • High Reliability Organization
  • How we treat people in our organization, we are truly committed to patient safety and to our employees
  • Additional options for dental, vision, life, disability coverage, flexible spending accounts.
  • Retirement Plan-401(k)
  • Hospital paid Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount at our onsite Starbucks, Café, and Gift Shop
  • ATM onsite
  • Fresh Vending
  • Free on-site parking
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off)

About Us

Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital- Celebrating 90 years + of caring for our community and surrounding communities. Our outstanding team combines compassion and kindness with the latest technology and advanced treatments to deliver care. Services Include : Cardiac Services, FastTrack,ICU, Emergency Room, Incontinence Therapy, Medical Imaging, Nutrition Services, Physical rehabilitation, Stroke Action Plan, Surgery, Women and Childrens including Level 1 NICU.

At Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, we recognize and reward you for your contributions; we have a highly qualified, smart, and ambitious team making a difference in our patients lives. Our culture of ownership and transparency empowers our team to achieve their goals. We have new transformative owners, for all those on board, its going to be a challenging and a rewarding journey and we are just getting started.

Job Summary

Oversees the legal aspects of the company. Safeguards our reputation by guaranteeing that the company strictly follows law guidelines and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues.

The successful candidate will effectively ensure legal conformityand minimize probability of exposure.


Summary of Duties (not all inclusive)

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, corporate finance, managed care, all aspects of hospital engagement, etc.)
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s fulllegal rights

Our Community

Welcome to Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas and the official Garden Capital of Texas .Nacogdoches is home of the Texas Blueberry Festival . Nacogdoches is a 300-year-old city known as The Oldest Town in Texas. Its located in the heart of Deep East Texas almost equidistant between Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and Shreveport, Louisiana.Nestled between three national forests and only a short drive from two of the largest lakes in Texas, Nacogdoches is home to Stephen F. Austin State University and has a population of 33,000. Also designated the Garden Capital of Texas, Nacogdoches is recognized for its natural beauty, creeks and trails Nacogdoches has long been a live music destination, and remains that today! Classic old venues make for great music, dancing and enjoying a night on the town. Take in livejazz poolside, dance at a local dance hall or simply relax and reconnect at a local wine bar.

  • Proven experience as a Legal Counsel in a hospital business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • BSc degree and J.D. degree
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage
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