Ascension Health Attorney in Wichita, Kansas

Job ID: 256097

Attorney

Wichita, Kansas

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Attorney

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: Via Christi Health

Department: MWF Kansas

Additional Job Details: FT, Days

About Us

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Attorney serves as a legal advisor and provides legal assistance for ministry markets within an assigned region.

Responsibilities:

  • Advances the implementation of legal policies and procedures in the ministry markets within the region.

  • Handling real estate portfolio for the region, including drafting and review of real estate documents, including leases and purchase and sale contracts.

  • Review and revision of supply chain and related contracts for group purchasing organization.

  • Assist with review and drafting of physician contracts, transactions and joint ventures.

  • Review and revise clinical research (including drug and medical device) contracts.

  • Keeps current with legal developments affecting the ministry markets in the region.

  • Supports governance activities for the ministry markets within the region as assigned, including review of governance documents and serving as counsel to boards and/or committees.

  • Collaborates with legal practice area team leads, attorneys and the Shared Services Group to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of legal services.

  • Collaborates with the Compliance and Risk Functions in the delivery of legal services to provide legal advice and counsel.

  • Support, promote and implement legal initiatives.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Juris Doctorate required.

Work Experience:

  • Four years as a licensed practicing attorney required.

  • Multi-site health systems or hospital systems experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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