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Senior Counsel, Commercial & Business Transactions

Requisition #: 178515
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Leadership
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 20, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

This position reports to JHHS Senior Counsel and Practice Group Leader (PGL) for the Information Technology and Commercial Transactions Group for all legal issues. Working as an experienced member of the JHHS legal team, this business attorney will focus on general business & commercial transactions and software related agreements.
From drafting and negotiating agreements, to executing vendor contracts for purchase and sale of medical equipment and devices to software licensing, consulting agreements and general commercial business transactions, this experienced attorney will work with a team that provides the legal expertise that both protects and furthers the interests of JHHS. This role supports client groups within JHHS by providing practical legal advice and recommendations on day to day legal issues enabling the client to meet its objectives. The ideal candidate is a business-minded commercial attorney who understands business objectives and helps balance legal risks under tight deadlines. This individual is also a creative problem-solver with a great attitude and a team player who is collaborative.

Full Time (40 hours) Day Shift

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Work Locaton: 1812 Ashland Avenue

Education: A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.

Licensure Member in good standing of a state bar, preferably Maryland.

Experience: •Minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years of experience in general healthcare business transactions
•Experience in managing, drafting and negotiating a variety of complex agreements
•Competence and knowledge in:
•High dollar vendor transactions such as:
•Medical device procurement
•Food and EVS services
•Large capital maintenance agreements
•Services agreements
•Technology transactions including a variety of licensing arrangements such as Software as a Service
•Commercial Law
•Basic knowledge of HIPAA and data privacy related issues
•Ability to draft documentations of substantial complexity combined with a track record of working effectively in a high volume environment
•Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, with all levels of Health System personnel
•Track record in maintaining positive, collaborative and effective relationships with peers and internal clients and outside parties

Works in normal office environment where there is little discomfort to due to the extremes of heat, dust, noise, temperature and the like

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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