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The Office of General Counsel at MSK is seeking an experienced Assistant General Counsel to provide legal advice and support to MSK clients across a wide range of regulatory and policy areas, including but not limited to federal and state regulation of health care providers, Anti-kickback and Stark Law issues, and clinical research regulation. The candidate will work closely with the Associate General Counsel, Chief Regulatory Counsel, and other members of the MSK legal team in order to provide efficient and timely advice to clients throughout the organization.
As the Assistant General Counsel, you will:
Provide advice on various legal issues related to regulations which affect hospital operations and patient care.
Evaluate and respond to research-related legal issues raised by clinical and administrative staff and members of the IRB and other research oversight committees.
Provide advice on grants and other contracts in support of clinical and research activities.
Update policies and procedures in support of efficient and compliant operations.
Evaluate and provide advice concerning federal and state (principally New York and New Jersey) regulatory issues.
Work closely with Compliance Department staff and other MSKCC staff in evaluating legal risk relating to aforementioned laws and regulations, and work on investigations of potential regulatory and compliance violations.
Maintain and enhance professional growth and development through professional associations to keep abreast of changes and trends in your field of expertise.
A Juris Doctorate (JD) from an ABA accredited law school and admission to the New York State bar.
At least 4 years of related healthcare, pharmaceutical, or law firm experience.
Demonstrated excellence in academic credentials, judgment, writing, analytical and communication skills.
High level of comfort with technology and information management tools, committed to teamwork, responsive, and a proven track record of providing the highest quality service.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.