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Technology Legal Counsel - Stanford Health Care

Company: The San Mateo County Bar Association
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Technology Legal Counsel - Stanford Health CareFrom the very beginning, Stanford Health Care has been a home for passionate achievers. Across every discipline and at every level, our people have advanced medicine in ways few thought were possible. We will continue in our relentless pursuit of excellence, creating life-changing advancements for people all over the world. You're invited to share in the legacy, and join us for the inspiring road ahead of us.
We believe that great things happen when you put talented people together and then empower them to reach beyond the ordinary. As an organization with more than 300 facilities throughout the Bay Area, we are a team united by our culture of respect. We prize open communication and intensive collaboration as we strive to recognize every contribution. Because that's how true innovation happens again and again.
The Technology Legal Counsel advises on technology and intellectual property matters, including evaluating, drafting, negotiating, and executing contracts for Stanford Health Care's Information Technology Department and Stanford Children's Health's Information Services Department. This position will have dual reporting to the Stanford Health Care IT Department and the Stanford University Office of the General Counsel (OGC). The Technology Legal Counsel will serve as a trusted advisor to IT executives on key legal risks associated with contracts related to technology and must have excellent client management skills, be able to function independently, have impeccable judgment, and be able to efficiently prioritize work.
Essential Functions

  • Provide executive guidance in all areas related to contracts and vendor management including advising senior leadership regarding terms and negotiation strategies.
  • Draft template agreements and develop policies and procedures related to technology procurement by Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's Health.
  • Develop playbooks for use by attorneys and non-attorneys to assist in the efficient negotiation of technology agreements.
  • Draft and advise on intellectual property policies for Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's Health.
  • Negotiate technology procurement agreements, including software license agreements, hosted service agreements, equipment loan agreements, equipment purchase agreements, non-disclosure agreements, SaaS/Cloud Service Agreements.
  • Negotiate and draft joint-development, investment, and royalty-sharing agreements with industry, including startups and public companies.
  • Negotiate HIPAA Business Associate Agreements.
  • Provide legal guidance to Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's Health's IT security teams.
  • Develop training content and provide training on technology legal topics including IT contracting.
  • Act as a liaison between IT/IS, OGC, Compliance, IT Security, Risk, and the Stanford University School of Medicine on technology-related matters.
  • Provide transactional support and counseling to Stanford University, as needed. This may include technology, intellectual property and other commercial related matters for various offices, departments and schools within the University. -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Experience advising clients on a broad range of legal and contractual issues impacting business transactions, with a track record of building business relationships and gaining trust of internal clients
    • Excellent customer service orientation and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with, IT executives, technicians, end users, and external vendors
    • Contract drafting and negotiation
    • Experience with software licenses, cloud services, SaaS, hosted services, equipment purchase, NDAs, HIPAA BAAs, consulting services, statements of work, and other technology procurement related agreements
    • Experience in HIPAA/HITECH Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules and applicable state and other laws regulating patient information.
    • Ability to identify legal risks
    • Ability to concisely explain legal terms in plain English to non-lawyers in written and verbal communications
    • Extensive knowledge of IT software and hardware licensing models used by various vendors
    • Experience advising on vendor dispute resolution
    • Exceptional planning and collaborations skills
    • Ability to use judgment and make sound recommendations and decisions
    • Knowledge of MS Office applications and proficiency in use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and VisioMinimum Qualifications
      • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school (JD)
      • Ten years of technology and intellectual property-related contract legal review and negotiation experienceEqual Opportunity Employer
        Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.
        To Apply
        Stanford Health Care has partnered with Another Source, an external recruitment firm, to assist in their hiring process. Please apply on the Another Source Careers Site to be considered: Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area

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