POSITION LEVEL SUMMARY: Cincinnati Children's Employment Counsel provide legal leadership, advice, support, and direction to executives, human resources, and other leaders across multiple departments. Counsel partner to help shape, advise on, and execute organizational strategy through a legal lens. An attorney in this role strategically assists in resolving employment and business issues by identifying legal solutions and recommending a course of action. Regular opportunities in this role include proactively and reactively guiding internal clients across the spectrum of employment, policy, and compliance matters. Counsel examine data and research to advise on defense or prosecution of claims/lawsuits. Your representation of Cincinnati Children's may include interaction with government agencies, courts, counsel, suppliers, and competitors. If you can work diligently to resolve a broad range of employment issues, collaborate with attorneys and colleagues, and be accountable in a unique and evolving environment dedicated to child health, this position may be for you.
Deliver legal services to support the human resources, business operations, research, and clinical functions for our nearly 17,000 employees
Provide legal advice on employment, benefits, labor relations, workers' compensation, occupational safety, and compliance matters
Advise internal clients regarding strategic employment-related business initiatives and legal/compliance issues
Provide legal review for policies and procedures within designated areas
Develop best practices for addressing emerging legal and business risks
Develop, update, and deliver training programs on legal/compliance matters
Draft, review, and negotiate employment agreements, employment-related contracts associated with clinical and business operations, including physician/professional services agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, and purchased services for employment-related business operations
Develop and maintain templates and enhance employment-related processes, policies, procedures, guidance, and tools
Engage and manage outside counsel
Support Legal and Compliance colleagues
5+ years of post-licensure work experience practicing employment law
Maintain licensure to practice law in the State of Ohio
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Employment history demonstrating the ability to make decisions independently regarding complex legal and corporate issues
Comfortable taking ownership and accountability for projects
Ability to prioritize and work effectively under time constraints
Ability to work with others and build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to translate legal terms to the business team and other internal clients
Self-motivated, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, able to manage/coordinate multiple tasks, and able to work collaboratively and successfully with a diverse set of clients and collaborators
Experience with healthcare and/or academic medical centers
Cincinnati, Ohio. Following successful introductory period and acclimation into role, hybrid onsite/at-home options will be considered.
Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.