Attorney
Baylor Scott & White Health

Dallas, Texas


JOB SUMMARY:
Under supervision of Assistant General Counsel or other legal executives, this attorney performs routine legal work in support of business units or departments within the BSWH group of affiliated organizations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Provides legal support for a variety of corporate, operational and health care related matters and reviews, writes and edits agreements, reports, opinions, correspondence policies, and other documentation in support of the Legal executive team.
- Conducts research into a variety of legal and risk management issues in fields of expertise and stays abreast of legislation, trends, issues and best practices pertaining to assigned areas.
- Supports the preparation, review and negotiation of complex contracts and/or assesses liability, damages and supports defense to allegations for successful resolution of claims.
- Coordinates communication with other attorneys within the department to provide legal advice and counsel on business matters and issues that arise as needed.
- Reviews court decisions, proposed legislation and proposed programs/policies to assess, render an opinion and communicate impact with Legal executive team.
- Completes or directs investigations in to a variety of issues while managing overall risk 
- Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
- Healthcare experience in one or more of the following areas:
     - Digital Health/Virtual Care/Innovation 
     - Hospital and Healthcare Operations
     - Regulatory Compliance
     - Medical Staff
- Demonstrated judgement skills in the practical application of legal principles.
- Exhibits high integrity, a willingness to listen respectably and to work collaboratively in our culture.
- Exhibits strong organizational and prioritization skills with minimal supervision.
- Exercises independent judgment as legal counsel and advisor.
- Displays exemplary interpersonal and communication skills.
- Solves complex issues and problems, provides strategic perspective and demonstrates savvy with understanding and problem-solving abilities
- Possesses strong writing and research skills
- Computer proficiency

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
- 1-5 years of experience
- Juris Doctorate (J.D.)
- Licensed, State Bar of Texas


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