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The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) is seeking an Attorney to join our Legal team. HANYS is a statewide membership association representing over 500 hospitals and healthcare systems since 1925. This position is headquartered in Rensselaer, New York (upstate NY’s Capital Region).
Reporting to the General Counsel and working closely with all members of the Legal Department, the Corporate Counsel will provide legal support across all facets of the organization with a specific focus on contracts support and transactional work. Key activities include:
Be a key partner with HANYS’ for-profit entities to draft, review, negotiate and execute a wide range and volume of agreements, including but not limited to professional service agreements, IT agreements, purchasing agreements, consulting agreements, business associate agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.
Partner with HANYS’ Senior Director of Compliance to ensure that all contracts comply with federal and state laws, regulations, grant guidelines, and procurement rules. Experience with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) compliance requirements is helpful but not required.
Assist in the development and maintenance of required corporate documents, including articles, bylaws, policies, licenses corporate, minutes, regulatory filings, and contracts.
Assist the General Counsel in conducting legal research and providing advice related to legal matters with fiscal and corporate impacts.
We offer the opportunity to work for a Capital Region Top Employer* with competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) Plan.
Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation
*As designated by the Times Union’s Top Workplaces program and employee survey since 2012
Must be an attorney in good standing with a minimum of five years' related experience. Preferred areas of experience include corporate and transactional expertise with a specific focus on contract administration and contract life-cycle management. Demonstrated experience in the negotiation of contracts, document review, and execution of agreements, including professional service, purchasing non-disclosure and consulting agreements is expected.
A Juris Doctorate and admission to practice law in New York State is expected
Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare and insurance laws and regulations is preferred
Excellent speaking and writing skills, including the ability to clearly describe complex issues
Ability to think creatively and strategically
Effective leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle multiple competing demands and prioritize work load
Internal Number: LEG-19-00004
About Healthcare Association of New York State
HANYS is Always There for Healthcare, bringing together the brightest minds and expertise to solve complex healthcare issues and improve the health of New York's communities.HANYS works to ensure every New Yorker has access to affordable, high-quality care. We advance the health of individuals and communities by providing leadership, representation and service to not-for-profit and public hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare organizations throughout New York state.Medicaid funding. Opioid abuse reduction. Cybersecurity. Emergency preparedness. Healthcare payment reform. These are just some of the critical healthcare priorities HANYS addresses.HANYS advocates in Albany and Washington on behalf of our members and the healthcare needs of New Yorkers. We engage with policymakers, agencies, community partners, the media and more, while collaborating frequently with regional, state and national associations. We also provide education, data analysis, quality improvement initiatives and operational assistance to our members and partners.Together, HANYS’ advocacy and analysis, our business services and our educational events help healthcare leaders and other professionals navigate healthcare reform and achieve the Triple Aim of better care, better health and lower costs.