Major Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by Lexington Medical Center (Hospital) to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Hospital directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
The Associate General Counsel (AGC) reports to the SVP General Counsel and works closely with outside counsel as directed by the SVP General Counsel, in-house attorneys, and Hospital representatives. The AGC must have a comfort level with healthcare’s regulatory framework and reimbursement programs, drafting contracts, developing policies, and advising staff and management on legal issues as well as regulatory and administrative matters. This position also serves as the primary legal resource for one or more key practice areas (e.g., employment law) across all of the Hospital’s sites when legal involvement is needed as designated by the SVP General Counsel.
Lexington Medical Center, the Carolinas’ largest extended care facility, is a 428-bed modern medical complex anchoring a vast, countywide network of care in greater Columbia, South Carolina. The center offers exceptional care encompassing over 600 physicians, 70+ medical practices, 6 community medical and urgent care centers, an occupational health center, and specialized Alzheimer’s care. Lexington is a PCI hospital, Certified Primary Stroke Center and Bariatric Center of Excellence. Its heart and cancer programs are nationally certified and affiliated with Duke Health.
A minimum of 8 years of legal experience including law firm or in-house, including at least 3-5 years of health law experience. Litigation and/or administrative hearing experience preferred with ability to conduct interviews, draft pleadings, Stark and Anti-kickback laws, and participate in court and administrative proceedings. Ability and willingness to work with employees at all levels within the Hospital to identify and resolve legal concerns and to facilitate process changes to prevent future occurrences as needed.
Must be a current member of the South Carolina State Bar or be willing and eligible to join South Carolina State Bar.