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
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
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.