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Princeton Legal Search Group has been retained on an exclusive basis by a leading healthcare organization to fill its newly established litigation function as Senior Counsel. This position will be located at the organization’s headquarters in Northern New Jersey.
This position will have high visibility and require that the attorney make court appearances for guardianship and other proceedings, and be able to organize and coordinate the System’s litigation function. This position will report directly to the General Counsel. Specifically the position will include the following duties:
Advise on patient related litigation and guardianship matters and file, manage and appear on guardianship petitions;
Regularly interact with social work, case management, patient experience and other departments on patient-centric issues;
Interact and monitor the professional and general liability claims management program and third party administrators;
Address coverage issues and set reserves for the System’s self-insurance programs;
Perform education on guardianship, privacy, regulatory and other issues for System affiliates;
Implement and oversee the System’s email retention and discovery program;
Advise on Medical Staff process, bylaws and reporting issues; and
Advise on and/or manage other commercial litigation, subpoenas, regulatory matters, and discovery issues for the System’s affiliates.
The successful applicant will have:
JD from an accredited law school and NJ Bar admission;
At least 10+ years of relevant litigation experience, including exposure to guardianship, patient care and malpractice defense issues;
Experience appearing on emergent applications;
Strong communication and writing skills and creative and critical thinking skills; and
The ability to work in a fast paced environment.
This position will require travel to courts throughout New Jersey. Competitive compensation package offered.
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