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Senior Associate Attorney

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: LEGAL SVS
Categories: Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Schedule: Days


This Senior Associate Attorney position will require a high level of Physician Arrangements expertise. The Senior Associate Attorney is an experienced, high level legal specialist who has primary accountability for the provision of specialized legal services and: • Maintains knowledge of and advises senior level leadership on a broad scope of federal, state and local statutes and regulations related to complex healthcare, corporate, medical staff, regulatory, contract, labor, and medical malpractice matters; • Analyzes complex legal issues and provides advice regarding the legal implications of proposed and existing policies and practices, complex transactions, business development and other high risk areas to ensure administrative and operational objectives are met; • Provides legal counsel for litigation involving the health system; • Develops and reviews complex contracts and assists Senior Leadership with complex contract negotiation and development


Education: 7 or more years formal education; J.D. Degree Experience: 7 or more years as an attorney practicing in house with a health system or hospital License: Admission as a member of the Florida bar within one (1) year of hire. Other: Ability to conduct complex legal research, analyze case law, and provide legal guidance/recommendations regarding complex issues Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops Knowledge of various types of contracts Ability to handle confidential and highly sensitive issues Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and developing legal issues in area of expertise. Highly developed oral and written communication skills Strong Interpersonal and ability to use various mediums to communicate with different groups Ability to draft legal documents, such as pleadings, affidavits, and position statements.

Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to…) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Reach - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for…) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…) Cope with high level of stress - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with…) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…) 11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)