Under supervision of Assistant General Counsel or other legal executives, performs routine legal work in support of business units or departments within the BSWH group of affiliated organizations. Essential functions of the role include:
Provides legal support for a variety of corporate, operational and health care related matters and reviews, writes and edits agreements, reports, opinions, correspondence, and other documentation in support of the Legal executive team.
Conducts research into a variety of legal and risk management issues in field of expertise and stays abreast of legislation, trends, issues and best practices pertaining to assigned areas.
Supports the preparation, review and negotiation of complex contracts or assesses liability, damages and supports defense to allegations for successful resolution of claims.
Supports the communication with other attorneys within the department to provide legal advice and counsel on business matters and issues that arise as needed.
Reviews court decisions, proposed legislation and proposed programs/policies in support of opinions with Legal executive team.
Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.
The ideal candidate for the Staff Attorney role must demonstrate judgement skills in the practical application of legal principles. The candidate exhibits high integrity, a willingness to listen respectably and work collaboratively in our culture. Strong organizational and prioritization skills are integral to this role, in addition to the ability to solve complex issues and problems. The ideal candidate will also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong writing and research skills, and computer proficiency.
Location/Facility – Baylor Scott & White Health
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Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
- EDUCATION - Juris Doctor
- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 1 year experience required
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Licensed State Bar Of Texas (LSBT)
Internal Number: 20013993
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!