This Associate General Counsel (AGC) position in the Office of Legal Counsel's Health Affairs Group provides legal counsel on all matters affecting the University's hospital and clinical operations (UK HealthCare) and the health care related colleges. The AGC's duties include drafting and reviewing contracts; providing advice concerning compliance matters; drafting, reviewing and revising policies and procedures; remaining current on all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning health care operations; and proactively proposing changes to current agreements, documents, and policies and procedures as necessary.
Practicing in health care law with experience in relevant areas such as managed care contracting, supply chain contracting, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, EMTALA, and HIPAA.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience representing academic medical centers preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.