Description:

Summary:
Under the direction of the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel II will support A Professional Organizations Company and its Member Organizations on a variety of legal matters and projects related to the management and operation of a health care system by providing competent, timely legal advice and assistance informed by sound business acumen and knowledge of the business goals and objectives of the organization.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide excellent client service.
  • Draft policies.
  • Use business and legal judgment to balance an appropriate level of risk against business needs in particular situations.
  • Assist with the preparation of corporate minutes and corporate filings for A Professional Organizations Company and Member Organizations.
  • Supervise, work closely with, and actively direct outside counsel to ensure organizational goals are met.
  • Analyze legislation that impacts the organization and assist in responding to legislative and other inquiries. Advise administrators/department heads/chiefs of service of changes in law.
  • Participate in MHA and other activities to assist in policy development and to keep current with legal issues occurring in healthcare in Maine and nationally.
  • Provide in-service education on legal issues to management and staff as appropriate.
  • Drive legal costs to a minimum by assessing risk and through appropriate use of inside and outside counsel.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Information:
Competencies and Skills
  • Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
  • Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
  • Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
  • Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.

Credentials
Required Attorney

Education:
Required Doctoral Degree

Working Conditions:
  • Work with computers, typing, reading or writing.
  • Lifting, moving and loading less than 20 pounds.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting.