Barton Associates

  • Commercial Counsel

    Job ID
    2018-1663
    Category
    Legal
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location
    US-TX-Austin
  • Overview

    With the Healthcare industry entering an unprecedented growth period, there has never been a greater demand for talent and resources. As a business service provider in the healthcare space, Barton Associates is primed for significant growth in the coming years, and we’re looking for talented people to join our team and grow along with us.

     

    That’s where you come in!

     

    Barton & Associates, Inc. is seeking an entry-level legal professional for its Commercial Counsel position. The Commercial Counsel’s role requires a strong legal and business acumen, positive attitude, and the ability, willingness, and confidence to communicate effectively and succinctly with internal and external personnel. The Commercial Counsel will report to the company’s General Counsel or another attorney in the Legal Department as may be designated from time to time.

    Responsibilities

    • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements;
    • Providing input on risk management assessments;
    • Researching, synthesizing, and communicating findings related to healthcare, commercial, employment, compliance, and other laws, regulations, rules, and policies (including legal and regulatory matters specific to the state in which you are or will be licensed);
    • Advising company management on a variety of contractual and other legal matters; and
    • Working on other tasks and matters as may be assigned by the General Counsel or others from time to time.  

    Qualifications

    • Juris doctor degree and admission (or pending admission) to the Bar of the state in which the company's office is located.
    • 0-1 year legal experience.
    • Self-assured, team-oriented, and confident in a variety of settings with a positive attitude.
    • Willingness and ability to work independently (this is critical for this role, as the other members of the Legal Department are based in other states, including Massachusetts, Nevada, and Arizona).
    • Ability to present information and communicate effectively.
    • Ability and willingness to prioritize an often seemingly hectic workload.
    • Uncompromising integrity, honesty, professionalism, and ethical decision making.

    Company Overview

    Barton Associates specializes in providing the healthcare industry with best-in-class staffing (Locum Tenens) services throughout the United States. Since its inception, Barton has prided itself on building exceptional relationships with both its clients and providers, all of which originates from their world-class training program and strong commitment to their employees.

     

    Locum tenens, a latin term meaning “holding the place,” is a $3.9 billion industry that is projected to reach $6.2, billion in the next 5 years.  As our industry continues its rapid growth path, Barton Associates is poised to grow along with it. In 2001, Barton Associates was founded in a small office in Massachusetts’ North Shore. Since then, the company has grown to over 700 employees in 10 offices across 7 states (Massachusetts, Florida, Connecticut, Texas, New Hampshire, Nevada, and Arizona) with more on the horizon.

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