Senior Legal Counsel

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18

2018-4208

Matrix Medical Network is a privately held company headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with offices in Largo and Orlando, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts. We are a healthcare services organization focused on improving the quality of healthcare through the clinical, analytical and technology services we provide to our clients and their members. We serve clients nationwide. After nearly doubling in size in recent years, Matrix continues to be well positioned for continued expansion. When you work at Matrix, a leader in the healthcare industry, and an employer of choice, you will discover that what you do really does matter!

 

Our engaging and rewarding work environment has been recognized as a “Top 100 Workplace”.  We offer a values based culture focused on innovation collaboration and excellence.  Additionally, we offer competitive compensation and a highly competitive benefits platform.

Matrix Medical Network seeks an experienced senior attorney to join our corporate Legal Department to support our growing health services business. Reporting to the General Counsel and primarily responsible for: ensuring compliance with federal and state healthcare laws and regulations.  Utilizing expertise and experience with Medicaid and Medicare, corporate practice of medicine requirements, state scope of practice and collaboration requirements for advanced practice practitioners (Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant) this individual is critical to ensuring compliance and positioning the organization for continued growth. Responsibilities also include drafting, reviewing and negotiating Business Associate Agreements, Delegation Agreements and other commercial contracts related to medical services, as well as providing key legal support to the Credentialing and Human Resources organization. The successful candidate will also work directly with Matrix’s Executive Team and other members of the Legal and Compliance Department to provide general advice, guidance and counsel on a variety of legal, transaction and general compliance issues. This individual will be instrumental in negotiating and drafting client contracts and statements of work.  Matrix’s growing business platform will allow this individual to expand their impact and knowledge by contributing to merger and acquisition activities, as well as general corporate business matters. 

 

Responsibilities

  • JD from an accredited law school and admission to one or more State Bars is required.
  • 7-10 years of legal practice, including 5 or more years handling a broad range of commercial transactions.
  • Strong analytical, communication, drafting, and negotiation skills.
  • Minimum of 3 years of legal practice focused on healthcare compliance andhealthcare industry regulation, including Medicare/Medicaid regulations and HIPAA compliance
  • In-depth knowledge of federal and state healthcare regulations and compliance requirements
  • Experience in audit and risk management
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills
  • Strong consultative and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong client and vendor relations skills
  • Ability to interact successfully with senior leaders (internal and external to the organization)
  • Strong work ethic with a “can do” attitude. Self-starter, quick study and ability to manage deadlines
  • Executive presence and strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience interfacing with a wide variety of key stakeholders; a strong collaborator and team oriented
  • Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) is a plus.

Qualifications

  • Uncompromising personal and professional ethics and integrity.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills with an authentic commitment to teamwork and outstanding corporate citizenship.
  • Boardroom-level executive presence and communication skills with the ability to inspire confidence and credibility with charisma and influence.
  • Active listener who encourages input from others and maintains an ongoing dialogue with key stakeholders to ensure continual progress towards business and financial goals.
  • Collaborative, but decisive, problem solver with a flexible style and a strong service mentality.
  • Positive and energetic team builder with an infectious enthusiasm for the business and its people.
  • Intuitive strategic thinker who generates ideas and recommends new and/or modified approaches to business challenges.
  • Committed team player with the ability to collaborate across all levels in the organization and effectively influence without control.
  • Uncompromising personal and professional ethics and integrity.
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