Manager, Legal Services in Brentwood, TN at Health Support Center

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

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Job Description

Health Support Center

The Manager, Legal Services is responsible for management and provision of services related to contracts, regulatory compliance, and other legal needs for LifePoint-affiliated hospitals and the Health Support Center (HSC), including Legal Department initiatives to deliver and improve those services, demonstrates the Core Values and the High Five Guiding Principles foundational to LifePoint.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. 

Responsible for supporting LifePoint facilities and corporate departments on matters related to referral source agreements and other agreements that require pre-approval. Track, route, and archive agreements that have completed the review process with the designated attorney, follow up with approvers to ensure agreements are timely approved.

Draft contracts related to facility operations and aids facilities in keeping current contracts compliant with regulations and Company policies.

Adhere to all LifePoint legal and other department policies.

Participate, as needed, in asset acquisitions and divestitures, including assisting with on-boarding of new acquisitions and compiling due diligence materials for divestitures.

Triage and respond to legal requests in appropriate priority, and communicate plans for addressing needs to supervisor and lawyer assigned to hospital. 

Assist with questions related to the contract process, fair market value (FMV) guidelines, and other required paperwork when facilities submit a proposal in MediTract.

Monitor and report potential violations related to contracting and assist in tracking reportable events and Stark exceptions that apply to ensure that regulatory limitations on the use of a given exception is not exceeded. 

Monitor trends in the operational aspects of LifePoint to develop processes, templates, and training, utilizing available technologies to improve and promote efficiency, consistency, and compliance with regulatory and business requirements.  

Regular and reliable attendance.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Additional Information:

 

Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.

Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.

Exhibit an understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA).  Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.


Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS &ABILITIES: Therequirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/orabilities required.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or any equivalentcombination of education, experience, and training that provides the requiredknowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Experience: Minimum of 5 years relatedlegal experience.

 

Certifications: N/A

 

Licenses: N/A

Skills and Abilities:

Business MathematicalSkills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units ofmeasure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability tocompute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret graphs.

Moderate ComputerSkills -- Frequent use of electronic mail, word processing, data entry,spreadsheets, graphics, etc. Ability to create, maintain and incorporate simplefunctions into documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations to supportbusiness objectives.

Complex Communication -- Frequentlycommunicates complex information and interacts with management. Can present,resolve, and address delicate situations. Can motive and persuade others.

Varied Business Problems -- Problems arevaried and complex, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation.Problems are solved using knowledge and skills, general precedent andpractices.

Department Specific -- Decisions impactthe management and operations within a department. May contribute to businessand operational decisions that affect the department.

 

Functional IndependentJudgement -- Provides and sets goals and priorities for functional area. Maymake recommendations for department policies, practices, and programs. Makesdecisions for and/or resolves problems for others.

 

Project Planning/Organization-- Handle multiple projects simultaneously including task delegation, projectoversight, and resource allocation.

PHYSICAL AND MENTALDEMANDS:

The physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential jobresponsibilities.

While performing theduties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sitfor extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects,tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop,kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/ormove up to 20 pounds.  Repetitive motionof upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific visionabilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheralvision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of thosethat an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environmentwith routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.

In hospital environment, may be exposed to hazards and unusual elements,which may include but are not limited to bloodborne pathogens and/or contagiousillnesses, toxic chemicals, and biohazardous materials which may requireextensive safety precautions and the use of protective equipment.

Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/orhospital environment.

Minimum overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.



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