STAFF ATTORNEY I CLINICAL AFFAIRS

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7085329 (Ref:hlj_32790)

Posted: September 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Highlights:

The Staff Attorney I, Clinical Affairs will provide legal advice and counsel to Moffitt with guidance. The attorney will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

Legal Services:

*Assist in protecting Moffitt's legal interest in maintaining its operations in compliance with the law.

*Provide hands-on legal counsel to all levels of management.

*Responsible for identifying and analyzing legal issues, drafting key documents, presenting clear recommendation, and assuring legal compliance.

*Keep current on new and emerging laws and policy developments (e.g. health care) impacting Moffitt's operations.

*Draft institutional policies in accordance with best practices and within the bounds of applicable laws and regulations.

*Receive and investigate inquiries and issues relating to legal matters relating to licensure, credentialing, insurance, contracts, and Moffitt policies.

*Direct and participate in the research of state and federal legislation and administrative and court decisions; investigate legal problems and make recommendations.

*Draft, present, negotiate and finalize contracts and agreements for various departments.

* Provide other legal support as directed or as circumstances may require to support management and protect Moffitt's legal interests.

* Assist Associate General Counsel on hospital regulatory compliance matters, credentialing and privileging matters, negotiation of research-related programs and affiliations and hospital service-related contract review and drafting.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business contracts professional agreements, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, faculty, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of the Internet and Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook software. The best candidate will also have in depth administrator level experience with contract management systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice regarding matters related to clinical affairs.
  • Identify and analyze legal issues, drafting key documents, presenting clear recommendation and assuring legal compliance.
  • Initiate routine meetings with departmental leaders to effectuate contract negotiation and regulatory compliance.
  • Support strategic initiatives of the VP/ Deputy General Counsel and EVP/ General Counsel.
  • Prepare, review and negotiate other business transactions.
  • Research and special projects assigned by the VP/ Deputy General Counsel and EVP/ General Counsel.
  • Assist OGC in preparing, circulating and filing legal opinions, contracts, corporate and other legal documents, including the preparation and submission of government reports, annual corporate reports and related filings.
  • Assist each department with their efforts to prepare, negotiate and finalize related policies, procedures and agreements.
     

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor required. This individual must be licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and have at least 3 years' experience practicing law.

 

** Must possess State Bar certification; however, does not necessarily have to be a Florida Bar Board Certificate.**

 

  • Experience with clinical affairs with ability to handle increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Candidate should be able to display excellent organization, problem‐solving and computer skills.
  • Candidate should possess excellent research, written and verbal communications skills. Always needs to have positive attitude, robust attention to detail, strong work ethic and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is a plus.
  • Experience supervising and managing paralegals and support staff for maximum efficiency is preferred.


Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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