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Job ID: 32975
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
In this in-house counsel role, the attorney will be responsible for providing legal advice and services in support of the operations of UNC Health Care System and its affiliated hospitals and entities, assisting with day-to-day regulatory and operational issues, as needed. This attorney will be assigned as the primary legal contact for one or more of the hospitals in the UNC Health system. Responsibilities may include:
Applicants must possess a degree from an accredited law school, strong academic credentials, and be licensed to practice law in North Carolina within one year of employment. The successful applicant must have a minimum of five years of relevant experience in an attorney role practicing in a hospital setting, health care environment, or a law firm, where the applicant’s practice included substantial work with health care clients and/or work on health law related issues. Experience working with academic medical centers, non-profit and/or public entities is helpful but not required. The work location for this position is Chapel Hill, NC. The successful applicant may be expected to spend some work time on site.
● Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited school of law.
● Licensed to practice law in the state of North Carolina or be able to obtain a valid NC license to practice law within a year of hire
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Five (5) years of relevant experience in a hospital, health care environment or law firm
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Legal Employer: NC HEALTH
Entity: Shared Services
Organization Unit: Legal Office
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
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