General Counsel

  • St. Croix Hospice
  • Oakdale, MN, USA
  • Oct 13, 2022
Full time Legal

Job Description

St. Croix Hospice, located in Oakdale, MN, is seeking an entrepreneurial, collaborative executive to serve as the organization's first in-house General Counsel. This is an exciting opportunity to make a major impact in healthcare by building out the legal function in an organization recognized for its patient-centered culture of caring and leading the hospice industry in value, expertise, innovation, stewardship and satisfaction.

St. Croix Hospice is a high-growth, leading provider of hospice services in the Upper Midwest, leveraging best-in-class clinical practices and advanced operational protocols to deliver the highest quality hospice care with superior patient and family satisfaction. With 60 locations and approximately 1,500 employees, St. Croix Hospice serves over 3,700 patients a day. Company revenues for 2022 are projected to exceed $200M. The organization partners with over 2,500 facilities in its region.

The General Counsel is responsible for managing, guiding and providing legal services. This executive will serve as the chief legal advisor to St. Croix Hospice senior leadership. As a highly visible and engaged member of the senior leadership team, this executive will be responsible for a wide range of legal, contract management, regulatory, and compliance projects and will manage the legal resources in a manner that supports the overall priorities of St. Croix Hospice. The General Counsel will be expected to provide a proactive and collaborative approach to the legal framework of the business issues associated with the organization.

St. Croix Hospice seeks a dynamic, visionary and accomplished legal expert who leads with courage, understands the complex legal and regulatory environment affecting healthcare delivery organizations, and is not afraid to take measured risks in the achievement of long-term success. The ideal candidate will bring experience in business strategy, ideally within the healthcare sector. Key to success in this role is having experience executing ambitious growth strategies, including joint ventures, partnerships and affiliations, within a major market experiencing rapid healthcare transformation and consolidation. Excellent academic credentials, a law degree from an ABA accredited school of law, membership in the Minnesota State Bar, or eligibility for admission based on reciprocity is required (if reciprocity is not available, out of state candidates will be expected to register to provide legal services as in-house counsel according to the rules of the State Bar of Minnesota).

Please direct all nominations and applications to Werner Boel and John Fazekas, through the WittKieffer Candidate Portal by clicking here:
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John Fazekas
Boston, MA
Phone: 781.564.2633
St. Croix Hospice values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.