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Staff Counsel-Legal and Compliance (7133)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description


Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Staff Counsel to work in-house as part of our legal and compliance/privacy team. This position will work on a wide variety of issues, both in the healthcare field, as well as general corporate matters.   This position reports to the Senior Vice President & General Counsel and works closely with the Assistant General Counsel and Compliance/Privacy Director.

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



  1. Providing legal analysis regarding health care and corporate matters to support Children's and its affiliated organizations.
  2. Subject matter expertise in the following areas is desirable: EMTALA, 340B, clinical research, HIPAA and data privacy, information technology, reimbursement, licensure, non-profit governance and tax, Medicaid, federal anti-kickback and Stark laws, human resources laws, and intellectual property
  3. Assist with Governance Committee preparation and Audit & Compliance Committee preparation in coordination with the General Counsel
  4. Assist with compliance and privacy reviews as directed by the Compliance/Privacy Director
  5. Demonstrated ability to draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of agreements
  6. Interface with outside counsel regarding depositions, subpoenas and litigation
  7. Develop, implement and review policies, resources and practices to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and accreditation standards
  8. Stay abreast of regulatory and industry developments in the dynamic healthcare environment and proactively identify potential legal solutions to address risk
  9. Provide timely, concise briefings to the General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel and Compliance/Privacy Director on a variety of issues
  10. Support the Pediatric Research Institute in collaboration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, with duties including advising the IRB, preparing data use agreements, and assisting with research activities and compliance
  11. Provide support and assistance on human resources related matters and EEOC matters



Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



  1. Performs other duties as assigned





  • A proficient understanding of healthcare law, healthcare terminology and principles
  • Interest and experience in corporate law topics, including non-profit law, human resources and benefits issues, and intellectual property
  • Good communication skills
  • Motivated and committed to excellence
  • The ability to accurately conduct, analyze and summary legal research in a concise and understandable manner and timely communicate findings
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, manage multiple projects, and move quickly from one project to another while working with minimal supervision and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to see the “big picture,” and also be detail-oriented
  • Collaborative and team-oriented
  • Must be solution oriented and have sound legal and business judgment
  • Advanced drafting, interpersonal/communication and cooperation skills
  • Must have a high degree of ethics and integrity
  • Must demonstrate commitment and dedication to Children’s mission.
  • High degree of computer literacy is required
  • Relatively self-sufficient from an administrative perspective
  • Collaborative, team-oriented individual
  • Work as a member of a cross-functional legal, compliance and privacy department



  • J.D. from an accredited law school required
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant health care law experience in corporate, public or private law firm setting
  • Superior academic credentials and 3 or more years of healthcare expertise required



  • Member of the Bar in Nebraska or ability to become licensed in Nebraska within three months of start date



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Job Details

Date Posted November 16, 2018
Date Closes February 14, 2019
Requisition 985615-10116
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Legal and Compliance
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
M-F, 8-5
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 23-1011.00 Lawyers
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Attorney
  • Business Law
  • Legal
  • Negotiation Specialist
  • Problem Resolution

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