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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
The Office of General Counsel at MSK is seeking an experienced Associate General Counsel to provide legal advice and support to MSKCC clients across a wide range of regulatory and policy areas, including but not limited to clinical research regulation, federal and state regulation of health care providers, Anti-kickback and Stark Law issues, and advocacy before Congress and federal agencies.
As the Associate General Counsel, you will:
Respond to, evaluate and provide advice concerning various research-related legal issues raised by clinical and administrative staff and members of the IRB.
Respond to, evaluate and provide advice concerning federal and state (principally New York and New Jersey) regulatory issues raised by clinical and administrative staff, including but not limited to issues concerning Medicare coverage and payment, FDA approval and regulation, and state law licensure.
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.
Provide legal support in connection with Congressional and federal agency advocacy efforts, including advocacy relating to Medicare and Medicaid payment reform, Medicare status of cancer hospitals, regulation of clinical laboratory tests, and funding for cancer-related research.
Actively participate in interdisciplinary committees, as appropriate.
Assist in the management, training and evaluation of staff.
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, admission to the bar, and at least 7 years of related healthcare, pharmaceutical, or law firm experience required.
Expertise in regulatory areas listed above is highly preferred.
Discretion, flexibility and the ability to understand and manage projects with competing interests in a constantly changing environment. Must be able to work independently, while also partnering successfully with clients and members of the Office of General Counsel as an effective problem solver to handle a varied and complex workload.
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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