Sanford Health Senior Claims Corporate Counsel - Legal Corporate in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Senior Claims Corporate Counsel | Legal Corporate | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota


Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Will be responsible for legal advice to various Sanford affiliates, including primary accountability for investigation, evaluation, and resolution of professional and general liability claims and other types of claims against or on behalf of Sanford. Shall monitor and manage all litigation matters (internally or through external counsel) both personally and through management of the legal department claims staff, including claims attorneys and administrators. Bears primary responsibility for communicating the status of claims issues to operations and finance. Will also advise operations on the legal aspects of patient care matters and risk management/dispute mitigation strategies; oversee the insurance verification and claims history process; and monitor and manage workers' compensation claims, as appropriate. Supports Sanford physicians, clinicians, and other employees involved in litigation. Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations, and assures legal compliance.




Must be admitted, or eligible for admission to the State Bar of South Dakota. Within one-year of hire, incumbent must become licensed and/or registered in South Dakota and North Dakota. Securing licensure in the state of Minnesota is strongly encouraged. J.D. from an accredited law school and minimum of 7 years of legal experience. General practice with emphasis in health law related issues preferred. Risk management and/or claims handling experience required. Must have experience with dispute resolution/claims negotiation. Investigative, evaluation, and negotiating skills required. Must have knowledge of medical terminology and the legal system.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Legal & Compliance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req19617