Senior Associate General Counsel

Medexpress Canonsburg , PA 15317

Posted 2 days ago

LocationCanonsburg, PA (Southpointe Regional Office- 1001 Consol Energy Drive) Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified- CategoryLegal Description

General Position Description:

The Senior Associate General Counsel will advise MedExpress and all key stakeholders in all legal matters; serves as legal advisor to the corporation including senior executives; serves as a key resource on legal matters and issues of legal procedure and governance. The Senior Associate General Counsel will oversee and handle diverse legal aspects of transactional and regulatory matters related to MedExpress, including directing outside counsel retained to represent MedExpress.

MedExpress Core Responsibilities:

  • Has a contagious and positive work ethic, inspires others, and models the behaviors of Genuine, Caring, Friendly.

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication that is clear, well-organized, and demonstrates an understanding of audience needs.

  • Through genuine and positive communication, makes each customer feel informed, understood, and special.

  • An effective team player who contributes valuable ideas and feedback and can be counted on to meet commitments.

  • Is able to keep up in the MedExpress environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion.

  • Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals.

  • Adherence to standards of business conduct and compliance.

MedExpress Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Provides clear direction to achieve goals, creating an environment that fosters team commitment and employee engagement.

  • Maintains the perseverance to drive and sustain the changes that occur at MedExpress, while being resilient and flexible, and inspiring and motivating the team.

  • Constantly communicates to the team, is open to opinions and feedback from team members and follows through on commitments.

  • Creates a work environment in which people are able to perform to the best of their abilities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides advice regarding all legal matters involving outside agencies or complainants.

  • Responsible for providing legal representation, advice, counsel, and opinions in all areas of law affecting MedExpress, including corporate, medical malpractice, medical affairs, real estate, all aspects of employment law, privacy law, compliance and healthcare regulatory, important legal documents and agreements, and MedExpress policies and procedures.

  • Provides legal advice regarding issues related to merger and acquisitions including due diligence, deal terms and conditions and collaboration with other functional areas with the company.

  • Brings legal issues and concerns to the attention of senior administration and assists in developing related policies.

  • Provides counsel and advice concerning compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations affecting MedExpress.

  • Acts as a resource on the interpretation of existing or proposed local, state, or federal laws and regulations.

  • Provides legal representation, advice, and opinions in monitoring and resolving disputes that may lead to litigation.

  • Arranges and supervises outside attorneys who provide legal advice or representation in areas of special expertise or in litigation.

  • Maintains a current knowledge of legal issues of importance to MedExpress through participation in continuing legal education and membership in appropriate bar and professional associations.

  • Assists as needed with responses to external requests for information, reporting, complaints, or citations from external governmental or non-governmental organizations.

Working Relationships:

Will interact with all employees of the General Counsel department on a regular basis as well as other cross-functional team-members at the Administrative Offices. Will also interact with members of the Senior and Executive Leadership teams.

Position Requirements


  • Juris Doctorate degree from a law school approved for accreditation by the American Bar Association, a member in good standing of the Bar of the supreme court of the state in which he or she practices law, and the prompt eligibility for such license and standing in Pennsylvania.

  • Minimum of ten years of legal practice experience in a relevant area, having attained a senior position of responsibility in firm, corporation, government agency, or other organization that employs him or her. Minimum five years of experience in supervising the work of other lawyers. Significant experience in health care and employment matters.

  • Record of exercising excellent judgment on behalf of clients including large and complex organizations and issues. Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards; personal and professional integrity beyond reproach; unquestioned discretion in maintaining confidentiality.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in public and private settings with diverse audiences; ability to translate complex legal issues for a lay audience. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, able to collaborate with a diverse population, and ability to relate well with employees, managers, executives and board members.

  • Ready availability as needed to senior leadership and other members of the legal team. A sense of urgency and responsiveness in dealing with clients, and an ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner.

Working Conditions:

Non-Center Based. Requires: the ability to sit at a computer for hours at a time (with some bending and stooping) and travel to Centers (if so, the noise level is moderate and there is potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens).

About the OrganizationMedExpress opened the doors of its first location in Morgantown, West Virginia in 2001 to create a welcoming, considerate neighborhood medical center.

Since then, MedExpress has grown as part of our commitment to making sure patients in communities across the country have access to high-quality care when they need it. Today, we are uniquely positioned to address two of the largest challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system-access and affordability. By living our values of Genuine. Caring. Friendly in everything we do, we have the amazing power to improve peoples' lives.

As we work to solve the challenges in health care today, we need individuals who will be brave enough to tackle challenges and seize opportunities. The ability to provide high-quality care and exceed our patients' expectations belongs to each of us-whether you are a physician in our center or part of our IT team in our administrative offices. It is our responsibility to bring it to life for every MedExpress patient.

Together, we can revolutionize health care.

At MedExpress, we believe a satisfying work environment makes our teams more successful at delivering the care and compassion needed. We offer:

  • Competitive salaries and benefits

  • Flexibility and balance

  • Development opportunities

  • Appreciation and recognition

  • Community engagement

Be a part of the team that is redefining the healthcare experience - one patient at a time.

Exempt/Non-ExemptExempt EOE StatementMedExpress strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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