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Director, Legal Counsel at Healthstream Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: The Legal Counsel advises the Company's various departments on a dynamic range of legal matters, with a focus on customer contracting and negotiations


  • Contracts - Draft, review, edit, and process various types of Company contracts, such as master services agreements, purchase orders, business associate agreements, and vendor contracts. Given the Company's sales volume and structure, customer contracts will be the primary focus.

  • Negotiations - Responsible for negotiating directly with customers and vendors to accommodate the Company's business needs. Also responsible for supporting sales representatives and other employees in their negotiation efforts.

  • Training - educate and train employees, particularly sales representatives, about HealthStream's contracting and legal processes.
  • Inter-department Liaison - serve as inter-department liaison between Legal, Finance, Sales, and Business Enablement departments to ensure that the Company's business objectives are accomplished in an efficient, effective, and compliant manner.

Job Specifications


  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school required. Five years of legal experience, including significant in-house and/or major law firm experience strongly preferred. Knowledge of the healthcare IT industry is helpful, but not required.


  • Strong communication skills --oral and written
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Confidentiality, discretion, and sound business judgment
  • Ability to take instruction or work independently, as applicable
  • High level of ownership and accountability
  • Professionalism, collegiality, positive work attitude, and teamwork
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required
  • Proficiency in SalesForce highly valued
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy


  • Mature, self-motivated individual with the ability to inspire confidence and calm in customer and colleagues alike
  • Ability to manage time, resources, and priorities to support and lead multiple overlapping projects, often under strict deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diverse array of internal and external constituencies and across an array of disciplines
  • Ability to thrive in entrepreneurial, technology-driven business that is always evolving in new and dynamic way

HealthStream is an equal opportunity employer. HealthStream prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individual employees or groups of employees on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.

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