Associate Legal Counsel

Northern Arizona Healthcare Flagstaff , AZ 86002

Posted 2 months ago


This position provides legal services as a practicing counsel, which includes interpreting laws, rules and regulations, as well as advising Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) personnel on legal rights, obligations, and privileges. This position is accountable for preparing and submitting legal documents, including new government applications, required governmental reports, contracts and internal legal memos, as well as monitoring laws or regulations affecting the organization.


Legal Process Management

  • Manages efficient processes of contract drafting, review, approval, and execution, assisting operational departments in obtaining all necessary approvals and in executing appropriate contracts in a timely manner.

  • Negotiates, drafts, and reviews contracts and real estate documents.

  • Defends depositions and represents witnesses in cases in which NAH is not a party.

  • Engages outside legal counsel as appropriate and necessary to promote compliance, mitigate risk, and facilitate business transactions across NAH while controlling legal costs.

  • Collaborates with Legal, Risk Management, and Compliance to ensure contracts include clauses to protect the organization's assets (insurance, indemnification, termination, etc.), as well as necessary related contracts including business associate agreements.

  • Oversees the organization's contracts database, ensuring executed contracts are uploaded, appropriately coded, and have necessary documentation attached.

  • Prepares professional and/or legal correspondence, including contract termination letters.

  • Acts as a liaison between NAH and its insurance brokers to facilitate binding insurance policies, completing annual renewals, and resolving claims.

Internal Partnership

  • Provides legal counsel to executives, directors, and departments on a variety of legal topics.

  • Researches and evaluates different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.

  • Applies effective risk management techniques and offers proactive advise on possible legal issues.

  • Drafts agreements to facilitate business transactions, joint ventures, relationships with physicians, and resolution of potential claims.

  • Reviews, edits, and creates documents for the purpose of conveying information to both internal and external entities in a legally compliant manner.


  • Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

  • Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employee's area of responsibility.

  • If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.

  • Participates in maintaining an effective internal control environment to ensure that assets are safeguarded, policies and operating procedures are followed, necessary controls are effective and efficient, proper compliance with existing laws and regulations achieved, and operations comply with the legal and regulatory parameters in which it operates.



Juris Doctor Degree

  • Required

Certification and Licensure:

License to practice law in the state of Arizona

  • Required

Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) - Preferred


Must possess at least five (5) years of legal experience in at least two of the following three areas; healthcare law, contract negotiation or drafting, enterprise risk management- Required

Knowledge of applicable city, state and federal laws and legislative processes- Required

Healthcare is a rapidly changing environment and technology is integrated into almost all aspects of patient care. Computers and other electronic devices are utilized across the organization and throughout each department. Colleagues must have an understanding of computers, and competence in using computers and basic software programs.

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Associate Legal Counsel

Northern Arizona Healthcare