Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Rady Children’s is the premier pediatric provider in the region
with 551 beds, a medical practice foundation, licensed health
plan, multiple Southern California satellite locations and a full
range of progressive and innovative clinical, teaching and
The position of (full-time) Staff Counsel will provide someone relatively new to the health law specialty, but with some related experience, to do meaningful and challenging work in a fast-paced, complex and supportive environment. This generalist role is responsible for providing a broad range of legal services with a strong emphasis on litigation-related activities, risk mitigation, developing education and legal resource materials for staff, providing legal advice for issues related to patient care and business functions and serving as legal counsel on multidisciplinary projects. Key responsibilities also include efficient drafting, review and negotiation of contracts involving various business matters (e.g., clinical/administrative services/purchasing agreements, leases, business associate agreements, and confidentiality agreements).
Candidates with some in-house experience in a hospital or health system are preferred. Candidates who have operations experience in the healthcare field, in addition to legal experience, are also encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will have an understanding of the legal/regulatory framework and business of healthcare and strong analytical, communication and problem-solving skills. Exceptional abilities to adapt to a high volume of legal work and shifting priorities are also important.
- Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.)
- 0-3 years of legal experience
- California Bar licensure or out-of-state license to practice law with the ability to register as in-house counsel in California
- Working knowledge of federal and state health care law.
- Litigation experience preferred