Assistant General Counsel

Atlanta, GA | Executive

Position Summary:

At GoHealth Urgent Care, we place the needs of our patients first - by providing an effortless patient experience, a welcoming culture of care and seamless integration with market-leading health systems and our communities.
The Assistant General Counsel has responsibility for reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts related to, among other things, vendor/supplier relationships, marketing, urgent care services, real estate leases and debt financings. Also, includes researching and counseling business partners on a variety of business, compliance and legal issues and assisting the General Counsel with employee relations issues and negotiations of acquisitions and joint venture transactions.

The Assistant General Counsel must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various departments and levels within the company (including senior management) and manage legal work for cross-functional teams, including finance, IT and HR.
Job Requirements
  • J.D. Degree required
Work Experience
  • Junior attorney with 2-4 years of transactional experience and a high level of interest in the healthcare field will be considered
  • Large firm experience and strong credentials are ideal
  • In-house experience is a plus, but not required
  • Experience in healthcare law is not required but is helpful
  • Must be a member in good standing of the Georgia Bar
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Need to be practical, efficient and business-minded with an ability to present a business partner with real-world, pragmatic advice
  • Excellent judgment, attention to detail and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information is required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth multi-market environment is necessary
Core Competencies: 
Collaboration: Takes ownership for collectively establishing productive partnerships and relationships and seek to gain a joint understanding of priorities and objectives so that the greater good of the organization and those we serve is always at the forefront.
Innovation: Consistently uses good judgment, applying creativity to overcome obstacles and increasing effectiveness and efficiency through process and other forms of innovation.
Diversity and Inclusion: Fosters diversity and inclusion, to be able to better understand team members, our customers and partners. Engages the strengths and talents of each GoHealth team member, creating an environment of involvement, respect and connection where the richness of ideas, backgrounds and perspectives are harnessed.
Integrity: Models and practices the highest ethical and professional standards; demonstrates pride and personal interest in our patients, partners and fellow team members, deeply engaging in the business. Makes decisions, with a focus on doing the right thing; treats team members, our customers, partners and vendors with dignity, consideration, open-mindedness and respect.
Accountability:  Always shows initiative, demonstrates a bias to action and gets things done. Actively accepts responsibility for diverse roles, obligations and actions that positively influence patient and customer outcomes, our partnerships and the healthcare needs of our communities. 
Essential Functions
  • Assumes support and responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations with General Counsel
  • Identifies risks and propose alternative structures to mitigate risks involved in potential transaction and contract reviews
  • Review, draft and negotiate contracts and transactional documents dealing with vendor arrangements, real estate leases, acquisitions, joint ventures and financings
  • Complete due diligence
  • Research and advise on applicable state and federal regulations
  • Provide counsel to business units within the organization, working with General Counsel as necessary  
  • Recommend resolutions of litigation and employee relation matters
  • Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters
  • Advise on and assess current and future business structures and legal entities
  • All other duties as assigned.
GoHealth Urgent Care invites military veterans to apply for our positions.

GoHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GoHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Why GoHealth?

GoHealth Urgent Care has outstanding urgent care career opportunities in Connecticut, Missouri, New York City, San Francisco and the Portland-Vancouver area. And all of these positions have one thing in common: the flexibility to practice urgent care medicine the way it was meant to be, without the stress and bureaucracy of hierarchical organizations. With reasonable work hours that don’t emotionally exhaust or burn them out, providers can balance and prioritize their professional and personal lives. And our practice model helps free them from excessive paperwork and overly burdensome regulatory programs that take away from the time they could spend providing the highest-quality care for their patients.

The lifestyle you can lead.

Atlanta is Georgia’s state capital and home to approximately half a million residents. Well known for its arts, theater, galleries and museums, cultural attractions, and institutions of higher education, Atlanta offers many things to do. Visit Georgia Aquarium, the largest public aquarium in the Western Hemisphere. Shop and enjoy great entertainment in Underground Atlanta. See wildlife shows at Zoo Atlanta. Catch a pro football, basketball or baseball game. Foodies will delight in local favorites, such as crab fritters, chicken biscuits, pulled pork sandwiches and salted caramel ice cream. Choose from many welcoming neighborhoods to live in, from downtown and midtown to Chastain Park, and from Buckhead to Cabbagetown, Kirkwood and Morningside. There’s also a good selection of public and private schools and nearby colleges and universities. Public transportation is excellent, and Atlanta is also served by Amtrak and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.