Saturday, September 24, 2005

 

Assistant / Associate General Counsel

The Illinois Hospital Association, Naperville, Illinois, is seeking an Assistant or Associate General Counsel. The title will depend on the experience of the applicant. Prefer applicants who have represented health care associations or health care providers.

The Illinois Hospital Association is a trade association representing virtually every hospital in Illinois. IHA represents the interests of Illinois hospitals on health policy issues before the state and federal government. IHA also has several related entities that offer a variety of services to member hospitals.

The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows:

§ Compliance with the state or federal laws governing IHA and its related companies. Examples of areas of law: contract, employment, tax, information technology, intellectual property, antitrust, corporate governance, lobbying/election laws.

§ Performing policy / advocacy work on statutory, regulatory, or judicial issues confronting IHA member hospitals. Examples of this type of work include: analyzing legislation, regulations, and court decisions; drafting position papers, testimony, and comment letters; drafting legislation and regulations; drafting amicus briefs; and informing members about new statutes, regulations, and court decisions.

This full-time position reports to General Counsel. The position requires excellent writing and speaking skills, including the ability to explain legal issues to non-attorneys.

Interested persons should send a resume and a short writing sample to:

Human Resources Department

Illinois Hospital Association

1151 East Warrenville Road

P.O. Box 3015

Naperville, Illinois 60566




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