Regulatory Counsel (Senior Counsel or Associate Counsel) - Dallas, TX or Nashville, TN
Location: Dallas, Texas
Internal Number: 2105042547
JOB DESCRIPTION: Tenet is seeking an attorney with a healthcare regulatory and compliance background, including expertise in federal and state fraud and abuse laws and regulations, conditions of participation, and conducting internal investigations, to serve in the role of Regulatory Counsel within the Regulatory Group of the Tenet Law Department. Significant experience counseling hospitals, physician groups and academic medical centers about compliance and regulatory issues is highly desirable. Former experience as a government healthcare fraud attorney is also highly desirable. This position reports to the Assistant General Counsel of the Regulatory Team, within the Tenet Law Department, under the oversight of the Tenet General Counsel. As advisor to the Tenet compliance department, Regulatory Counsel will be responsible for understanding the daily operations of acute care hospitals and their affiliates and will be providing oversight in the review of compliance matters, statutory and regulatory issues, fraud and abuse considerations, government investigations, HIPAA, EMTALA, reimbursement and internal investigations.
Professional and Personal Attributes
Candidates must possess a minimum of at least seven (7) yearsâ�� progressively responsible experience in healthcare law, with a preference for candidates with large health system experience and candidates with former government experience with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Justice, or United States Attorneyâ��s office prosecuting healthcare fraud.
Preference is for a candidate with experience assisting with internal and/or external audits to health care providers and supporting and providing legal guidance to compliance teams.
Experience managing or responding to fraud, waste, and abuse investigations and litigation is also desirable.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to take on multiple responsibilities while prioritizing competing projects is an essential characteristic.
Education/Certifications A JD degree from an ABA-accredited Law School.
Employment contingent upon State licensure or registration and receipt of In-House Counsel Practice Certificate for the State in which the candidate will be primarily assigned.
Compensation A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.
Travel Approximately 5-10 percent.
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.