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Assistant General Counsel

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Job ID: 52857
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking an Assistant General Counsel for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. Annual compensation is $100,000 – $200,000; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, and/or work location.


As an Assistant General Counsel with PeaceHealth, you’ll provide an array of direct, high-level legal services and serve as a thought-leader and trusted advisor to the organization. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,100 physicians and providers, and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In this role, you will serve as a legal subject matter expert providing sophisticated and strategic legal advice to system and regional leadership, management, boards, and committees, throughout the organization.


  1. Provides strategic guidance and counsel with regards to legal transactions affecting PeaceHealth.
  2. Drafts, analyzes and provides advice regarding contracts, regulatory matters, and litigation affecting the healthcare operations of the organization
  3. Prepares, reviews and edits legal documents and filings
  4. Participates in training outreach on legal issues
  5. Conducts legal research and analysis
  6. Supervises and collaborates with paralegals, assistants, and others on the Legal Team
  7. Supervises and assess outside counsel applicable to legal support
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Juris Doctor or equivalent degree from an accredited law school.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing attorney in a healthcare related setting.
  • Litigation experience desired.
  • Knowledge of healthcare law, corporate law, and business transactions law.


  • Admission to state bar association required.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.
  • Proven ability to engage multiple constituencies with dignity and respect.
  • Technical proficiency in Word and database management.


  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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