Northwell Health Senior Associate General Counsel - Finance in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 001U2J

Job Category Legal/Corporate Compliance/Risk Management

Job Description

  • As a Senior Associate General Counsel, you will provide general counsel and advice regarding legal aspects of the activities, contracts, policies, procedures, plans and objectives of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, as well as the hospitals, and other corporations or entities of which the Health System (or one of its physician employees) is the direct or indirect sole or majority voting member or shareholder (or otherwise controlling entity) to adequately protect the rights and interests of the Health System, its affiliated hospitals and entities. In this role, you will consult with administrative and other personnel of the Health System regarding their legal obligations and duties; as well as with outside legal counsel, and other consultants, on legal matters affecting System affiliated entities and personnel. You will directly supervise the work of Associate General Counsel in related areas.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists, advises and makes recommendations on the full scope of legal matters affecting the Health System and its affiliated hospitals and other corporations.

  • Works collaboratively in the administration of the Legal Affairs Department.

  • Prepares, reviews, analyzes and negotiates all types of contractual arrangements entered into by the hospitals and other corporations of the Health System, including, but not limited to computer software license agreements, equipment purchase agreements, managed care agreements, financing agreements, sale and acquisition agreements, agreements to reduce savings by sharing reduction of expenses, affiliation and services agreements, research and licensing agreements.

  • Provides advice on corporate governance, authority and organizational issues.

  • Provides assistance with respect to legal matters relating to the Medical Board and Medical Staff of and the patient care provided by the various hospitals affiliated with the NS-LIJ Health System.

  • Assists in administering legal activities in all areas affecting the Health System's and its constituent hospitals and other corporation's arrangements with institutional lenders.

  • Provides assistance to the Associate General Counsel in legal matters relating to labor, employment and human rights issues affecting the Health System, its constituent hospitals and other corporations.


  • Graduate from a Law School.

  • Admission to New York State Bar.

  • Minimum of ten plus (10+) years legal experience with significant exposure to not-for-profit legal affairs.

  • Must be computer literate.