Assistant Corporate Counsel

Job Requisition #: JR55958

End Date: 11/4/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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This position will assist the General Counsel and support senior-level attorneys in all functions of the

Legal/Risk Management Department.  This position will be part of the team that is responsible

for providing legal advice and support to ChristianaCare. 


  • Provide legal advice and support to ChristianaCare in the following areas for the purpose of clinical, strategic, and business operations:

    Issues related to clinical practice and patient care, including informed consent, health care quality and safety, and other regulatory requirements;

    State and federal employment laws;

    Professional health care licensing boards;

    Health care privacy;

    Medical-dental staff including privileging, credentialing, and peer review;

    General compliance matters, such as Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, Civil Monetary Penalties Law, and Medicare Conditions of Participation; and


  • Assist in the preparation, review, and negotiation of documents for complex transactions including,  agreements related to information technology, managed care, employment arrangements, business relationships and third-party vendor agreements.

  • Prepare and review internal policies, procedures, and other operating documents.

  • Provide litigation support to Risk Management, management, employees, and outside counsel for medical malpractice and other legal claims.

  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Law degree from an accredited university.

  • A minimum of 5 years of health care legal experience, preferably advising a hospital or health care system.

  • Experience with patient care, clinical issues, and other health care laws and regulations. 

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.


  • Knowledge of contracting principles and techniques;

  • Ability to independently plan, organize, and coordinate administrative programs and projects;

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills;

  • Ability to effect process change to achieve optimal efficiency;

  • Negotiation skills;

  • Ability to maintain confidential information, materials, and files;

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities under time pressure;

  • Skill in written and oral communication; and

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and contract tracking systems.


EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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