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Mayo Clinic Legal Counsel - Privacy in Phoenix, Arizona

City Phoenix

State Arizona

Telecommute No

Department Legal

Why Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. Our commitment to diversity is woven into the fabric of Mayo Clinic — we embrace these values as we serve our patients, employees, students, suppliers, and communities.

Position description This position may be located at one of our Mayo Clinic sites in AZ, FL, Rochester, MN or Eau Claire, WI. Mayo Clinic has launched a bold new initiative to expand its reach and help more patients by creatively leveraging data analytics, digital platforms, business partnerships and international relationships. We are seeking an experienced, savvy, solution-oriented privacy attorney who will play a critical role in helping Mayo succeed in this endeavor. This Legal Counsel position will provide legal advice and counsel for a world-class, non-profit, academic medical center and affiliated health care system, joining an existing team specializing in this area. In-depth knowledge of U.S. and European privacy and data protection law is preferred in order to advise on patient privacy regulatory compliance, data privacy and security matters. The ideal candidate will have substantive privacy experience, including experience providing transactional legal advice regarding privacy issues in health care, as well as an ability to compile and analyze regulatory and business information, assess risk strategically, and provide recommendations to help Mayo Clinic achieve its goals. Experience negotiating contracts with vendors, including data protection terms, is preferred. This Legal Counsel position will work collaboratively with sophisticated Risk, Compliance and Information Security Offices. This position will retain and manage outside counsel and lead and participate in teams. A strong academic background, as well as excellent communication and writing skills are required. The candidate must have the ability to manage multiple client relationships, with an understanding of, and willingness to meet, clients’ needs and business goals in a dynamic, team-based, multi-state, corporate legal department.

Qualifications: Requires completion of law school. A minimum of five years of experience advising healthcare clients on data privacy matters as described is preferred. Candidates should have sound legal project management skills and the ability to effectively lead teams, serve as a positive change agent, and delegate work in a fast-paced, team-based environment within a dynamic organization. Resumes must be submitted on-line with a cover letter. License or certification Requires a license to practice law in the state of residence.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Site description Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

Category Administration, Business, Finance, Executive

Specialty Other

Job posting number 151569BR

Recruiter Nicole Culbertson

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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