Summer internship – Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron, OH – Legal Internship/Externship – Akron Children’s Hospital
Akron Children’s Hospital Legal Department provides a broad array of advice and services to Akron Children’s Hospital on corporate legal matters, including general contracting, corporate governance, corporate transactions, healthcare operations, healthcare compliance and risk management, general legal compliance advice, labor and employment, physician credentialing and discipline, intellectual property, IRB issues, education on medico-legal issues, and consultation on bio-ethical issues. Duties: Will include the opportunity to become directly involved with the broad range of legal matters that affect Akron Children’s Hospital. The extern will have the opportunity to experience and research a wide range of topics, including employment law, real estate, healthcare regulatory matters (e.g. Stark, Anti-Kickback, EMTALA, and HIPAA), hospital policy and patient care issues. The extern will not work on any matters related to litigation.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills are required. Student must have a minimum 3.3 GPA. Students with a demonstrated interest in health law or in a general corporate legal practice are strongly preferred. How to apply: Send your Resume, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcript and brief Writing Sample to Dean O’Brien: no later than Wed., May 8th.