Assoc General Counsel II

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

*Relocation Assistance Available*
Position Summary:
Associate General Counsel II provides legal assistance to the Chief Legal Officer and Hospital.
Duties and Responsibilities
1.  Assists in Health Care regulatory issues and health care contracts
2.  Assists the Chief Legal Officer with employment law matters (ADA, FMLA, etc.) for HR, subpoenas and insurance matters, workers compensation and general contracts.
3.  Reviews and revises corporate documents and Hospital policies and procedures as necessary.
4.  Assists with ensuring the organization in maintaining compliance with all employment laws, regulatory and accreditation requirements.
5. Other Duties as required.
6. Preferred Experience: managing contracts, Medicaid, HIPPA and Managed Care highly preferred. 
Technical Experience
1. In house experience is a plus.
2. Experience representing hospitals or health systems is desired.
3.  Understanding of the major Federal and state laws regarding employment law, workers compensation and general litigation.
4. Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
5. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
6. Proficiency in MS Office {Outlook, Excel, Word} or similar software is required.
Education and Experience
1.  Education: Juris Doctor Degree is required.
2.  Certification: License to practice law is required; license to practice in the State of Ohio is preferred
3.  Healthcare and or employment law experience in a law firm is required.
4. Years of relevant experience: 10 years is required.
5.  Years of experience supervising: None

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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