Vice President Legal Affairs
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp

Bethel, Alaska

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Vice President Legal Affairs

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (

Position Summary:
To provide legal counsel to the corporation. Provide overall management and leadership in the strategic design, development and management of legal affairs and contract management at YKHC. Provides in-house legal advice and counsel to YKHC, supervises outside counsel, and shall represent YKHC in such matters as requested or directly by YKHC President. The VPLA is responsible directing all legal functions of the corporation in accordance with the policies and practices of the corporation, the ethical and social consciences of business and society and the laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations and other regulatory and advisory authorities and organizations. Will oversee all day-to-day operations and establish sound management practices and procedures in support of the YKHC Corporate Mission and strategic planning activities. The VPLA will report directly to the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and represent the Division at all Board meetings.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: Juris Doctorate from a U.S accredited Law School
  • Minimum Experience: Five Years' experience in related legal work, preferably in a health care and/or tribal organization. Managing and performing in house counsel work in an organization of 500+ employee preferred.
  • License, Certification, Registration: Licensed by the AK Bar Association and in good standing.
  • Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Excellent human relations and ability to be an effective team player and leader.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises outside legal counsel activity and manages the Legal and Contracts Departments.
Benefits Include:
  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center

Additional Information:
ID:13692Location:BethelDepartment:LegalEmployment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at or phone (907) 545-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (

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