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Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Transactional Counsel

Prime Healthcare
$312,000- $451,859/ year
Posted May 08
Full Time


Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system headquartered in Ontario, California. Prime Healthcare operates 45 hospitals and has more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states providing more than 2.6 million patient visits annually. It is one of the nations leading health systems with nearly 50,000 employees and physicians. Fourteen of the Prime Healthcare hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity. Prime Healthcare is actively seeking new members to join our corporate team!



The Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Transactional Counsel must be a strategic transactional leader with a business minded approach to negotiating and solving problems and significant experience in additional assigned areas. This position reports to and works closely with the Vice President and General Counsel on all transactional considerations, negotiations, executions and support for the Prime Healthcare system. This position is expected to successfully lead and execute current and future transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic investments and joint ventures, as well as all other transactions with third parties. This position will take a leading and primary role in negotiating terms to support the organizational goals specific to each transaction, will draft, review and revise agreements, and will advise in support of preliminary review and assessment, early negotiations and letters of intent, due diligence, finalized terms negotiations and closing, and post-closure integration and implementation. This position also will assist in the administration and improvement of the legal department, particularly on the operational and transactional side, to improve legal department processes, outcomes and value for all stakeholders of the company as well as reduce costs. The Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Transactional Counsel supports all business units and interacts directly with senior management across the Prime Healthcare system. This position must have subject matter expertise and deep healthcare experience, with an emphasis on hospital systems and a broad comprehension of healthcare law, compliance, and regulatory issues.




Required qualifications:



  • J.D. from ABA Accredited Law School
  • Member in Good Standing of a State Bar (preferred admission in California)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with acute-care hospital M&A transactions
  • Proven track record of successfully completing and supporting transactions



Preferred qualifications:



  • Minimum of ten (10) years of prior legal experience in law firm, public sector, and/or in-house position, with at least five (5) years of specialized healthcare experience.




Prime Healthcare offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs. Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to, paid time off, a 401K retirement plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, tuition reimbursement, and many more voluntary benefit options. Benefits may vary based on employment status, i.e. full-time, part-time, per diem or temporary. A reasonable compensation estimate for this role, which includes estimated wages, benefits, and other forms of compensation, is $312,000.00 to $451,859.20 on an annualized basis. The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire and will be dependent on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to geographic location, skill set, experience, education, credentials, and licensure. Additionally, employees in this position may be eligible to participate in the Companys annual discretionary bonus program. Discretionary bonuses, if any, are based on a number of factors, which include but are not limited to individual and Company performance.


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