You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.
You will utilize your expertise to facilitate the objectives of the UCLA Health Sciences by providing timely and effective legal support to each of these functions, as well as ensuring UCLA Health Sciences minimizes potential legal exposure and legal risk. You are a strategic thinker, an approachable adviser, and a strong relationship builder who thrives in a challenging environment and is personally and professionally aligned with UCLA’s mission and values.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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.
- Experienced attorney with at least eight years of progressive success in healthcare law and transactions, including acquisitions, affiliations, and joint ventures, with specific expertise in navigating fraud and abuse issues in complex transactions (experience as in-house or outside counsel to an academic medical center is preferred, but is not required)
- Law degree (J.D.) from an accredited law school and active membership in good standing with the California State Bar
- Understanding of and demonstrated experience with the legal issues affecting the healthcare industry and regulatory environment, including reimbursement, Stark, anti-kickback, HIPAA/CMIA, and other major regulatory regimes
- Experience utilizing effective oral and communication skills to articulate the priorities of a complex and dynamic organization, and develop appropriate legal strategies that forward these priorities within acceptable limits of risk to a wide, diverse audience of key stakeholders and constituencies
- Experience working under conditions of heavy workload, frequent hours outside normal business hours, rapidly changing priorities, and deadlines requiring immediate action
- Knowledge and understanding of legal issues affecting hospital operations and on-the-ground experience advising hospital business units and leadership is strongly preferred
- Business-minded, get-things-done approach to lawyering in a matrixed environment – a demonstrated ability to distill large quantities of information and to generate creative approaches to legal challenges facing a medical center associated with a major research university