Compliance Legal
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In this University Counsel position, the attorney will be responsible for providing legal advice and services for Stanford hospitals and affiliated entities. This full-time position includes drafting and reviewing clinical contracts, handling common legal issues that arise in the health care setting, and assisting with day-to-day issues, as needed. This position reports to the Deputy General Counsel for Health Care.



Applicants should have a law degree from an accredited law school and a minimum of six years of relevant experience practicing in a hospital setting, health care environment, or a law firm where the applicant’s practice includes work with healthcare clients and/or work on health law related issues. Applicant must be a member of the California Bar or able to become one shortly, and demonstrate excellence in academic credentials, judgment, writing, analytical and communication skills. Applicant should be comfortable with technology, committed to teamwork, responsive, and have a proven track record of providing the highest quality client service.


Responsibilities include legal support for the following: advising, negotiating, drafting, reviewing, and managing clinical and other contracts; providing day-to-day legal advice and counsel to administration and clinical staff regarding legal matters including, but not limited to privacy, non-profit governance, and regulatory requirements; analyzing the impact and application of federal and state health care laws and regulations, including Stark, HIPAA, and fraud and abuse laws. The Applicant must be comfortable working independently on day-to-day legal counseling on operational and transactional matters and helpful to have working knowledge of corporate transactions, 340B Drug Pricing Program and experience with litigation requests.


The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.


Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

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