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TRANSACTIONAL ATTORNEY

The Office of the Senior Vice President and General Counsel at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine seeks a full-time Transactional attorney to provide legal support for the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine) and its components/departments as they relate to Penn Medicine transactional matters, contracts, and corporate services. In particular, this attorney will handle transactions, including physician practice purchases, joint ventures and other corporate affiliations, with an emphasis on development of the Penn Medicine business network. This attorney will counsel Penn medicine clients on all aspects of the transaction, including the drafting and negotiation of all contracts. This attorney will also handle general health care contractual and regulatory work. Qualifications: Graduation from a recognized college or university; graduation from an accredited law school with a J.D. degree required. Minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of general health care legal experience, with an emphasis on fraud and abuse. Must be admitted and in good standing in Pennsylvania or other state bar; admission to Pennsylvania bar required within one (1) year of appointment. Admission to New Jersey bar desirable, but not required. This position requires a demonstrated capability for legal research, analysis and reasoning drafting, impeccable oral and written communication skills, an ability to identify and resolve complicated and sensitive problems creatively and with professional discretion and an ability to interact and function effectively in an academic and research environment.

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RISK MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

Review & track incident reports ensuring that follow-ups are complete; perform investigations under direction of in-house counsel or hospital peer review committees; prepare reports of adverse events resulting in liability exposure; act as resource person for all Health System employees concerning risk management issues; investigate patient complaints & determine most appropriate method of management; participate on committees that address issues with risk management implications; provide risk management educational sessions to individual departments or units. Qualifications: BA/BS degree in Nursing preferred with Professional Nursing License in Commonwealth of PA required; 3 years clinical experience within last 5 years with prior experience in health care risk management, quality assurance, or case management positions preferred; may be required to travel throughout Medical Center, University Campus & Health System.

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RISK MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

Review & track incident reports ensuring that follow-ups are complete; perform investigations under direction of in-house counsel or hospital peer review committees; prepare reports of adverse events resulting in liability exposure; act as resource person for all Health System employees concerning risk management issues; investigate patient complaints & determine most appropriate method of management; participate on committees that address issues with risk management implications; provide risk management educational sessions to individual departments or units. Qualifications: BA/BS degree in Nursing preferred with Professional Nursing License in Commonwealth of PA required; 3 years clinical experience within last 5 years with prior experience in health care risk management, quality assurance, or case management positions preferred; may be required to travel throughout Medical Center, University Campus & Health System.

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