Senior Counsel, Med Staff & Pt Care

Johns Hopkins Healthcare   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Healthcare


11 - 15 years

Posted 43 days ago

Requisition #: 176475
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD
Category: Leadership
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.


This position is responsible for (i) legal issues associated with the Medical Staff, including attendance at Credentials Committees, revisions to Medical Staff Bylaws, and support and advice to the various institutions for Medical Staff issues; and (ii) the provision of legal advice regarding patient care and other health care related legal matters.



A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Continuing legal education involving legal seminars, review and study of legal periodicals and constant review of judicial decisions and legislative enactments and pronouncements.


In-depth knowledge of Medical Staff and hospital law. Knowledge of federal, state, and local statutes and regulations which affect health care is required.


Requires highly developed analytical legal skills, and ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, with all levels of Health System personnel, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine physicians, patients, visitors, and attorneys. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

Required Licensure/ Certification:

Member in good standing of the Maryland Bar.

Work Experience:

At least ten years of experienced practice at the Bar of the State of Maryland, withat least five years of experience during which a majority of time was spent providing legal representation with respect to Medical Staff matters. Experience with the Joint Commission vis-a-vis medical staff matters preferred. Experience with medical staff privileging and disciplinary issues, including due process hearings, preferred.

Day Shift, Full Time 40 hours 8:30 – 5:00 pm

Exempt, Pay Grade: AE

Work Location: 1812 Ashland Avenue, Suite 300, Baltimore, MD

Working Conditions:

Works in normal office environment where there is little discomfort due to extremes ofheat, dust, noise, temperature, etc.

Work requires considerable attention to detail (approximately 40% of time) which would produce a high level of mental/visual fatigue.

Johns Hopkins is a Smoke – Free campus.


Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.