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Practice Area Attorney

We Are Hiring

Practice Area Attorney 

St. Louis, MO

Do you have experience with IT contracting and commercial law? We are looking for you! 

This role can office out of any of the below locations:

1. St. Louis, MO

2. Austin, TX

3. Milwaukee, WI

4. Detroit, MI

5. Indiannapolis, IN

6. Nashville, TN

7. Wichita, KS

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services 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.

What You Will Do

As a Practice Area Attorney with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to serve as a legal advisor and business partner providing legal advice and assistance on matters related to Commercial Operations and Technology & Innovations. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal advice, support and counsel to the organization's legal function in support of strategic and operational priorities.
  • Supports, promotes and implements legal initiatives.
  • Advances the implementation of policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Keeps current with legal developments affecting the health law practice area and incorporates such information into advice, counsel and support for the organization.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Attorney obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Licensure required relevant to state in which work is performed

Education:

  • Juris Doctorate degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience as licensed, practicing attorney required.
  • Experience with IT contracting is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience with data security/privacy is preferred. 
  • Supply chain and GPO experience is preferred. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 353464
Category: Legal
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Legal Services
Ministry: Ascension
Location: St Louis, MO

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