Provide legal advice and counsel to Nebraska Medicine, an academic health system which includes two hospitals, a physician practice group, and multiple affiliated legal entities. Responsible for areas of law that include academic medicine and general healthcare law (including Stark Law, anti-kickback statutes, and fraud and abuse laws) and one or more additional practice areas.
Pharmacy: In addition to responsibility for general academic medicine and healthcare matters, this position serves as primary legal support to Nebraska Medicine’s pharmacy operations, including hospital, retail, and specialty pharmacies, and 340B program. Matters handled include legal and regulatory compliance, negotiating contracts, and responding to manufacturer and regulatory inquiries.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Five (5) years practicing in a law firm or in-house legal department in one or more of the areas identified above required.
Experience drafting and negotiating contracts required.
Juris Doctor(JD) degree required.
High ethical standards and integrity required.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while still demonstrating good judgment required.
Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required.
Strong analytical skills required.
Ability to prioritize and manage a diverse and constantly changing workload in a fast-paced environment required.
License to practice law in good standing in Nebraska required. If not licensed in Nebraska, must be licensed in good standing in at least one other state and willing and eligible to obtain Nebraska license within six months of hire.
Experience advising academic health systems preferred.
Internal Number: Req #: 39547
About Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Medicine is the most esteemed academic health system in the region, consisting of 809 licensed beds at its two hospitals, more than 1,000 physicians and 40 specialty and primary care clinics in Omaha and surrounding areas.
Nebraska Medicine and its research and education partner, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), share the same mission: to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.
Nebraska Medicine traces its roots back to 1869 with the founding of Omaha’s first hospital. In the decades since, it has built an international reputation for breakthroughs in cancer care, organ transplantation and treatment of infectious diseases.
In 2017, Nebraska Medicine earned the Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award from Vizient, Inc. which recognizes us in the top 10 quality academic health systems in the United States. For five straight years, Nebraska Medicine has also been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.