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Job Summary: Responsible for assisting administration or others as necessary in managing the varied legal affairs of Woman’s Hospital, including but not limited to regulatory and reimbursement issues, fraud and abuse issues, contracts, risk management, patient relations, medical staff issues, corporate transactions and governance, real estate, intellectual property and labor and employment issues. This position is also responsible for creating and maintaining a robust compliance program.
Minimum Education: Juris Doctorate or equivalent law degree from an accredited college or university is required. Current admission to the Louisiana Bar Association is required.
Minimum Work Experience: At least five years’ experience advising hospitals and other health care providers on a broad range of health law matters is required.
Job Knowledge: Must have knowledge of laws and accreditation standards governing the delivery of healthcare by providers and suppliers, including hospital and physicians. Knowledge of anti-trust, acquisitions, transactions, real estate, tax, intellectual property, fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, privacy, billing and reimbursement and patient care issues is also required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work closely with healthcare providers, management, administration and executive leadership. Written and verbal communication skills including all aspects of writing technique and procedures as well as the ability to convey complex legal concepts is necessary.
About Woman's Hospital
Woman’s mission is to improve the health of women and infants. Woman’s was one of the first women’s specialty hospitals in the nation, and is currently one of the largest in the United States. Opened in November 1968, Woman’s is a private, nonprofit organization that is consistently recognized for its care of women and infants.
Woman’s performs more than 7,600 surgeries and 45,000 breast procedures, and reads more than 55,000 Pap screens each year. Today, Woman's ranks 17th in the country in total births, with more than 8,500 deliveries each year. Woman's is recognized throughout the country for its innovative programs for women and their families. Governed by a board of community volunteers, Joint Commission accredited and a Nursing Magnet® hospital, Woman's signifies excellence and quality patient care. For the past twelve years, Woman’s has been named one of Modern Healthcare Magazine’s Top Places to Work in Healthcare.