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Legal Counsel – Privacy

Job ID 182025BR Date posted 06/02/2022
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Full Time
  • Legal
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Position description
This position is telework and may require intermittent time 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 privacy and data protection law, including but not limited to HIPAA, GDPR, LGPD, PIPL and U.S. state laws, is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have substantive privacy experience, excellent negotiation skills, and the ability and confidence to represent Mayo Clinic in sophisticated, data-focused transactions. The candidate should also have the ability to identify, analyze, and strategically advise business stakeholders on regulatory risks.

This Legal Counsel position will work collaboratively with sophisticated Risk, Compliance and Information Security Offices. 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
JD from an accredited law school and license to practice law. A minimum of five years of experience as an attorney counseling health care clients on data privacy matters as described above is required. Candidates should have strong project management and organizational skills, sound business judgment, and a demonstrated ability to identify, prioritize, and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.

Resumes must be submitted on-line with a cover letter.



License or certification
Requires a license to practice law in the state of residence. CIPP certification is preferred but not required.


Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Remote
Yes

International Assignment
No

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.

Recruiter
Jessica Larson

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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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