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Premier, Inc.; Charlotte, NC
Corporate Counsel II
Working under the supervision of the VP-Legal Services, this Corporate Counsel II will be primarily responsible for providing legal advice, guidance and support to Premier’s performance services business units, and as necessary or desired, various other business units of Premier, Inc.  The person in this role works independently on complex legal matters with little or no direction and assumes ownership of all assignments.

This position will design, draft, review and negotiate complex agreements across multiple areas of business, including software agreements, data licensure, research operations, IRB documentation and supply chain services, and data licensing. Responsibility include negotiates and approves supplier, data license, consulting and related agreements.  This position will also assist with related acquisition integration matters.  Experience with SaaS agreements, privacy, security, compliance, and regulatory matters required.  Additional responsibilities will include training sessions on relevant legal matters, monitoring current legal developments related to areas of responsibility as assigned by the General Counsel.

The position requires working collaboratively with various business teams and senior management and providing legal guidance that is clear and actionable in a time sensitive manner. The position will interact with Premier members, vendors, regulatory agencies and with outside counsel on assigned matters

 


National Health Law Program (NHeLP); Los Angeles, CA
Reproductive Health Attorney
NHeLP is seeking a full time experienced attorney for our Los Angeles office. The position will involve a broad range of advocacy on Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and other low-income health care programs, through a reproductive health lens.

The ideal candidate will have worked with the Medicaid program at the national or state level and have experience as a reproductive health advocate. This candidate will have the ability to think proactively and strategically and to respond quickly to changing circumstances; interest and willingness to listen and learn in partnership with state advocates; strong leadership, communication, research, and writing skills; and the ability to work individually and in teams.

The attorney will help to develop and implement NHeLP's legal, policy, and advocacy strategies for advancing the legal rights of low-income people and for achieving NHeLP's priority of advancing health and related economic equity. The ideal candidate will have experience working within communities of color and will demonstrate an understanding of the issues of reproductive justice as they impact low-income people, women of color, and other underserved populations.


Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC; Boston, MA
Associate
Hooper Lundy & Bookman, a nationally recognized, midsize health law firm seeks associate with 2-4 years’ experience to join our business and regulatory team to support our new and growing downtown Boston office, with a focus on transactional, compliance, and regulatory work for healthcare providers. Outstanding academic credentials and excellent writing and oral communication skills required, with a strong preference for candidates with experience in health law (transactional, regulatory, or litigation). The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in working on a wide variety of matters, ranging from large transactions to fraud and abuse investigations and defense. Position offers a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and challenging, interesting work in a collegial environment.Please send a resume, transcript, and cover letter to: plane@health-law.com


University of California, Hastings College of Law - Office of the Chief Financial Officer; San Francisco, CA
Contracts and Grants Analyst
The position will help establish and support institutional policies and procedures related to research compliance and administration, and will specifically manage the budgets for sponsored research for two academic centers: the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy and the Institute for Innovation Law.  The individual in this position will plan, develop, coordinate and direct activities related to sponsored research management; provide analytical and technical assistance in the strategic planning and implementation of activities to build, sustain and support contract and grant programs; manage the general budget related to both state funding and external funding; and work cooperatively with leadership to ensure quality and avoid redundancy.

 

Internships

University of California, UCSF/Hastings Consortium; San Francisco, CA
Research Assistant
Want to spend the summer getting up to speed on all the latest changes in health law? Professor Jaime King is looking for a paid summer research assistant to conduct research on issues related to health care reform, Medicare, and antitrust and assist with updating the Furrow, et al. health law casebook. The position offers flexible hours, writing assistance, and a fun working environment within the Consortium. Please send resumes to Jaime King – kingja@uchastings.edu - at your nearest convenience.


University of California, UCSF/Hastings Consortium; San Francisco, CA
Research Assistant (see details below)
The UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Health Policy is seeking six research assistants for the following study run in partnership with the UCSF Dyslexia Center: Language Based Learning Disability: Prison Prevalence Pilot Screening.Research Assistants will be part a research team led by Professor Andrea Lollini and Professor Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini.

The team will screen between 30 and 40 prison inmates at the Federal Corrections Institution (FCI) Dublin, California. Research Assistants will administer cognitive, speech, and language tests face-to-face with prison inmates to detect the presence of language based learning traits in the prison population. The UCSF Dyslexia Center will provide all necessary training. The screenings will take place once or twice a week for a total of 8 weeks during the months of July and August.

Students interested in gaining deeper experience in health law as well as the overlapping between law and science will have the opportunity to learn the neuropsychological screening methodologies. Students will also have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience about the realities of those living in prison.

Qualifications: While no prior research experience is necessary, students with background or interest in human subjects research, psychology, criminal justice, or health law will be prioritized. Due to the very sensitive nature of this research and working with vulnerable populations, students who apply must show high maturity, commitment to the project, and an awareness of the particular environment in which this experience will take place. In addition, students must pass a criminal background check to be allowed on site.

To apply, send a resume to Professor Andrea Lollini (lollinia@uchastings.edu). All applications must be received by May 31.


University of California, Office of the President; Oakland, CA
Compliance Internship
Position assists the ethics and compliance staff in the Office of the President in the performance of various compliance processes and procedures to document and assess effectiveness of the systemwide University of California Ethics and Compliance Program.
To Apply: Send resume with cover letter indicating interest to Linda.Buffett@ucop.edu


American Health Lawyers Association; Washington, D.C.
Diversity Summer Internship

As part of AHLA's initiative to cultivate diversity among attorneys practicing health law, the Association provides opportunities for talented law students of diverse backgrounds so they can learn more about this segment of the legal profession.

The eight-week internship provides interns numerous networking opportunities with leading health care attorneys, attendance at the Association's Annual Meeting where top-notch CLE sessions on the latest in health and life sciences law are offered, and various legal research/writing projects for AHLA's Professional Resources and Public Interest departments.


University of California San Francisco; San Francisco, CA
Legal Internship Program
The Legal Intern (LI) will work under the supervision of ICD staff in the preparation, review, analysis, and negotiation of agreements with assistance from ICD officers (these may include Material Transfer or more advanced agreements depending on LI’s experience). The LI will also research legal questions, manage sensitive communications with sponsor representatives, and provide time sensitive quality customer service to principal investigators and their staff. The LI’s work assignments will provide the student with opportunities to develop basic contract drafting and negotiation skills, learn about issues pertinent to the university-industry collaborative research process, and become familiar with UCSF’s intellectual property policies.

Fellowships

Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging; Salt Lake City, UT
Fellowship in Law & Aging Program
The Borchard Fellowship in Law & Aging offers the opportunity to carry out a substantial project related to law and aging in partnership with a host agency. Up to three fellowships are available to law school graduates interested in, and perhaps already in the early stages of pursuing, an academic and/or professional career in law and aging.


Lawyers for America
LfA Fellowship
Placement sites seeking fellows from the current 2L class are:
Criminal sites: Contra Costa DA, Contra Costa PD, Solano County PD
Nonprofits: Center for Biological Diversity and Consumers Union
Other government: Berkeley City Attorney and Contra Costa Superior Court
Applications due in February; interested students can contact Marsha Cohen or Linh Spencer.

 

Other job boards to check out:

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