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Assistant General Counsel

Posted May 13
Full Time
HybridScottsdale, Arizona

Job Description


Looking to be part of something more meaningful? At HonorHealth, you’ll be part of a team, creating a multi-dimensional care experience for our patients. You’ll have opportunities to make a difference. From our Ambassador Movement to our robust training and development programs, you can select where and how you want to make an impact.

HonorHealth offers a diverse benefits portfolio for our full-time and part-time team members designed to help you and your family live your best lives. Visit to learn more.

Join us. Let’s go beyond expectations and transform healthcare together.

HonorHealth is one of Arizona’s largest nonprofit healthcare systems, serving a population of five million people in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. The comprehensive network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group with primary, specialty and urgent care services, a cancer care network, outpatient surgery centers, clinical research, medical education, a foundation, an accountable care organization, community services and more. With nearly 14,000 team members, 3,700 affiliated providers and hundreds of volunteers dedicated to providing high quality care, HonorHealth strives to go beyond the expectations of a traditional healthcare system to improve the health and well-being of communities across Arizona. Learn more at


Ideal candidates for this role will have a background in real estate and/or construction law.


Role will be a hybrid position. Must be located in Arizona, or willing to relocate.


Job Summary
The Assistant General Counsel is responsible for advising on a wide variety of legal matters, including contract language, affiliations, labor and employment laws, leases, medical staff matters, and fraud and abuse analysis.
  • Provides primary support to designated areas of the organization on legal issues, which may include review and response to claims, providing advice to staff and review of policy revisions to comply with federal and state requirements. Manages and coordinates with outside counsel as needed.
  • Researches a broad range of laws and regulations affecting the organization, including but not limited to federal and state laws and regulations affecting the business of healthcare facilities; Medicare, Medicaid, fraud and abuse, Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA, and antitrust issues; procurement; conflict of interest; compliance; tax-exempt issues; labor and employment; and sponsored research related issues. Prepares legal memoranda as requested.
  • Drafts, negotiates, and reviews contracts and related documents, which may include the provision of health care and related services, procurement of goods and services, affiliation with other institutions, clinical trials, confidentiality of proprietary information, physician employment and services, leases of space and equipment, software licenses, and electronic transmission of healthcare data. Participates in following the administration of the organization’s contracting practices.
  • Provides general legal advice and direction to the organization’s family of companies, senior management, the medical staff, leadership and employees on a wide variety of matters to resolve operational issues, including patient related situations.


JD Degree accredited by the American Bar Association Required

4 years Healthcare related experience Required

Licenses and Certifications
Other Must be registered as an attorney with the Supreme Court of Arizona and be licensed to appear and practice in all courts and agencies in the State of Arizona, or licensed to practice in another state and registered and licensed in Arizona within twelve (12) months of hire. Required