At HIMSS, we are a catalyst for change in the health and wellness ecosystem. As one of the largest and most experienced global healthcare associations, it is our responsibility to lead this revolution. Our mission is to reform health globally through information AND technology. Our staff, nearly 300 world-wide, are vital to achieving that mission. We are looking for team members who are curious to ask “What if…?” and have the tenacity to fight for the change we believe in. Join HIMSS to be part of the transformation of health and wellness.
The Senior Counsel will have responsibility for a wide variety of critical functions in the legal department, with the opportunity for growth and the ability to take ownership of and learn about a wide variety of legal matters. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, this person will serve a vital role to the organization in supporting the diverse legal needs of a global organization with a small in-house legal department. The primary day-to-day functions of this role will focus on drafting, negotiating, reviewing, and managing a broad variety of contracts and legal documents. You will also regularly assist internal stakeholders with a wide variety of other legal matters that arise - the person will be expected to assist with compliance, corporate governance, intellectual property, employment/HR, and other legal matters, as well as strategic planning and general risk management. In addition to being the primary owner of the contracting process for the organization, there is ample opportunity for this role to grow and take ownership of other legal areas within the organization and be responsible for process improvement and management of those areas.
This is a great opportunity for a business-minded, practical, and versatile corporate/transactional attorney who seeks diversity in their in-house practice. Because we are a flat organization across our business, you will have the opportunity to personally interact regularly with senior leadership in various business units and to demonstrate your creative, strategic, and innovative skills. Being a self-starter with the ability to take direction, problem solve and formulate solutions independently, and transform it into ownership through concrete implementation or resolution is paramount to your success.
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Together, we’ll do amazing things for healthcare.
HIMSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Vets/Disabled