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Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.
PAGNY, through an affiliation agreement with the NYC Health + Hospitals, provides administrative and human resources services, while fostering an environment in its partner hospitals that allows healthcare professionals to identify and implement best practices across institutions; promote training, academic and research opportunities; develop multidisciplinary integrated clinical service lines; build new systems of care; and address the impact of anticipated major changes in the nation's healthcare system.
The Associate General Counsel, reporting to PAGNY's General Counsel, is responsible for analyzing managing and advising on legal and regulatory matters of the organization and will assist in monitoring all activities of the organization to ensure compliance with its obligations under the affiliation agreement with the Health + Hospitals system.
Provides high quality strategic and legal advice to management and other internal sources on issues presented, including issues of employment, corporate and health law.
Assists in the legal review of projects that are submitted to the General Counsel for approval.
Manages legal affairs including litigation, arbitrations and ensuring compliance with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Drafts, negotiates, and approves legal agreements between PAGNY and other service providers.
Provide guidance and advice to ensure compliance with applicable collective bargaining agreements and engage union representatives to address matters related to the collective bargaining agreements.
Supervise/monitor the activities of retained outside counsel.
Provides leadership, guidance, and support to promote compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Assist in overseeing compliance program and provide guidance and advise on compliance issues.
Provide proactive guidance to mitigate risk and liability.
Represent the organization in state and federal court, before administrative tribunals and governmental bodies and in healthcare forums.
Law degree from an accredited law school.
Licensed and registered to practice law in New York State.
Ten or more years of relevant, progressive experience as a practicing lawyer.
Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision and address a variety of legal issues.
Employment litigation/arbitration experience and negotiation skills preferred.
Health law knowledge and experience with applicable federal and state laws and regulations related to compliance and privacy issues, including fraud and abuse, preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience in a healthcare organization preferred.
Ideal candidate will be a quick study; able to think strategically while also being detail-oriented; work well under pressure and able to juggle multiple priorities; have excellent interpersonal, speaking and writing skills; a strong academic background; excellent analytical and advising skills; and demonstrated judgement and discretion.
PAGNY is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or veteran status.
About Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY)
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 3,600 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York ...City. EOE M/F/D/V
Besides providing administrative and human resources services, PAGNY also fosters an environment in its partner healthcare facilities that allows healthcare professionals to identify and implement best practices across institutions; promote training, academic and research opportunities; develop multidisciplinary integrated clinical service lines; build new systems of care; and address the impact of anticipated major changes in the nation's healthcare system.