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The Legal Department at CHOP is hiring an Assistant General Counsel II. In furtherance and support of CHOP’s mission, the Assistant General Counsel will provide legal counsel and services to CHOP leaders and other stakeholders on a wide range of legal issues. As the Assistant General Counsel, you will receive assignments and work under the general supervision of more senior attorneys in the Office of General Counsel (OGC). You will be expected to handle simple contracts and other tasks independently, and more complex contracts and tasks with supervision. You will work with increasing independence on complex contracts and other matters with demonstrated mastery. The Assistant General Counsel II will be expected to exercise solid judgment and draw upon prior experience in performing the job responsibilities.
· License to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or, if licensed in another state, must obtain license to practice law in Pennsylvania within the first year of placement into position.
Required Education & Experience
· Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school
· A minimum of 4-6 years of employment as an attorney with specific technical experience in areas outlined above
· At least three (3) years of employment as an attorney with experience in health care law
Additional Technical Requirements
To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19. This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates.
CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons.
Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.
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