UH Legal Dept. has one remaining opening – spring extern

Shaker Heights, OH – Legal Externship – University Hospitals

University Hospitals Law Department provides advice on a broad array of legal matters involving University Hospitals Health Systems, Inc., including contracting, corporate governance, corporate transactions, healthcare operations, healthcare licensure and accreditation, fraud and abuse compliance, 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 University Hospitals System, Inc. The Law Department’s “small law firm” environment enables an intern to experience a wide range of topics, including, general corporate practice, tax and nonprofit issues, employment law, real estate, healthcare regulatory matters (e.g. Stark law, Anti-kickback, EMTALA, and HIPAA), hospital policy, patient care issues, and corporate governance.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills are required. Background investigation by the Law Department and approval of the Vice President & Deputy General Counsel for Corporate Legal Services also required. Students with a demonstrated interest in health law and with journal and/or clinic experience preferred.

How to apply: Send your Resume, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcript and Writing Sample to Dean O’Brien: ab139@uakron.edu.

Deadline:  ASAP