Legal & Compliance
61627 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Senior Counsel (M&A and Contracts) who:

Reports to the General Counsel, providing a wide range of legal services and advice to the organization. Works closely with the General Counsel, senior management and outside legal counsel and employees at all level. Leads legal advice and analysis regarding health care regulatory and compliance matters to support the organization.

Essential Functions:


  • Coordinates, reviews and revises contracts and other legal documents. Assists with the development of system policies and procedures. Supervises the education of in-house legal counsel and staff. Coordinates, reviews and revises physician and non-physician contracts, and other legal documents, with a primary focus on physician contracts and compliance.
  • Coordinates and manages outside counsel. Provides legal support for the organization's corporate compliance, privacy and security officers. Structures and negotiates business transactions, performs due diligence, counsels clients, performs legal research and supervises closings. Drafts and revises a variety of legal documents including contracts, resolutions, legal opinions and escrow agreements. Works with senior hospital administration and senior corporate management on legal matters. Reviews, checks and/or directs the work of department staff.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



You'll be successful with the following qualifications:



  • Juris Doctor (JD): Required


Work Experience:


  • Six years' relevant experience: Preferred
  • Experience in a major law firm or in-house experience in a large, complex organization: Preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in legal and regulatory framework governing hospital and health care operations: Required


Required Licenses/Certifications:


  • Licensed in the state of practice: Required


Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA and HI) or the option of COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing (required in OR), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

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