Associate General Counsel

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Job Summary


The Associate General Counsel reports to the Vice President, Managing Director Legal Services and is responsible for assisting with the legal and contracting functions of Carilion.  Legal Services provides comprehensive legal advice and support concerning all aspects of health care services provided at Carilion facilities.  Specific responsibilities include:


*Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a broad spectrum of healthcare contracts to include areas such as purchasing (supply chain and materials management), real estate, employment and outside staffing;


*Reviewing and analyzing arrangements between hospitals and other parties on compliance for Stark, Anti-Kickback Statute, and other fraud and abuse laws, EMTALA, HIPAA, antitrust laws, and any other regulatory requirements applicable to such arrangements;


*Assisting with the development of contractual models as well as policies and procedures;


*Conducting legal research, as necessary;


*Willing to develop new areas of sub-specialty as needs may arise;


*Working effectively with minimal supervision and with management and other members of the Department (6 attorneys and 1 administrative/executive assistant) as well as in conjunction with outside counsel. 

Minimum Qualifications


Education: Doctor of Jurisprudence degree required.

Experience: Three to five years of related experience as practicing attorney with a working knowledge of multiple facets of health law. Minimum of two (2) years of experience within a large law firm, corporate or health care law department. 

Licensure/certification: License to practice as attorney by the Commonwealth of Virginia via a Virginia license or in-house counsel designation.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must be a self-starter with an attention to detail who meets deadlines with changing priorities and who has excellent judgment and decision-making skills.  The ideal candidate will be an attorney with 4+ years of experience in hospital operations law practice and working knowledge of federal and state healthcare regulations and accreditation standards who seeks the opportunity to work on sophisticated health law matters in an in-house environment located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.    

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 22916 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CASB – Carilion Administrative Services Building 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Business Hours – Additional Hours as Needed
Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057 
Recruiter Email: 


As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve. 

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns. 

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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