HEALTH LAW FELLOW

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 81-31818 Posted Job Title HEALTH LAW FELLOW School Name President's Center Org General Counsel Posted to the Web 04/26/2019 Posted Job/Salary Grade 028 Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 8:30AM - 5:30PM Months 12 Position Length Ongoing Position End Date University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The mission of the President’s Center is to support the President, the trustees, and the University’s senior leadership; advance Penn’s highest priorities; to aid the faculty, students, and staff in their teaching, research, and service activities; and to advance excellence at Penn. In addition to the Office of the President, the President’s Center includes the following units: African-American Resource Center, Almanac, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Office of General Counsel, Office of Institutional Research & Analysis, Office of Government and Community Affairs, Office of the Ombudsman, Office of the Sexual Violence Investigative Officer, Office of the University Secretary, University Archives and Records Center, Office of University Communications, and WXPN. http://www.upenn.edu/president/

Duties

Provide a new attorney with exposure to unique legal issues involved in hospital and health care administration. This role will provide legal support and advice for the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine along with its departments/divisions in connection with transactional matters, contracts, corporate services, and litigation, across a variety of legal practice areas, including healthcare, real estate, labor and employment, tax, and intellectual property. This attorney will primarily support OGC’s healthcare regulatory and transactional attorneys by: performing legal research; writing memoranda, briefs, presentations; reviewing, revising, and drafting contracts in a variety of areas that affect clients’ business operations; and assisting with all aspects of transactions, including the purchase of physician practices and corporate affiliations. This attorney will also support OGC’s University attorneys with their practice areas. This attorney will generally be exposed to contract and deal negotiations, hearings and other litigation proceedings, such as depositions, arbitrations and trials. Please submit an online application and include a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, and a legal writing sample.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Graduation from a recognized college or university and graduation (prior to starting the fellowship) from an ABA accredited law school with a J.D. degree. Experience: 2019 law school graduates or attorneys who graduated law school in 2017 or 2018. Interest or experience in health law/health regulation is highly preferred. Must have demonstrated strong academic performance during law school. Bar Qualifications: Must be admitted and in good standing in Pennsylvania or other state bar prior to or shortly after starting the position. Other Requirements: This position requires a demonstrated capability for legal research, analysis and reasoning; impeccable oral and written communication skills; an ability to promptly identify and resolve complicated and sensitive problems/issues creatively and with professional discretion; and an ability to interact and function effectively in a competitive, professional healthcare, academic and research environment. Additionally, applicants must have excellent academic credentials, a strong work ethic, and strong interpersonal skills.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/45629 Posting Supplemental Questions

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