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Summer Law Clerk


Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

3047 Legal Services

Supervisory Organization

Legal & Internal Audit




POSITION SUMMARY: The Summer Law Clerk will assist the attorneys in LG Health’s Legal Services Department on various matters related to the operations of an extensive community healthcare system.  The Summer Law Clerk will be involved with hospital contracting, including drafting contracts with different vendors, service providers, and physicians.  The Summer Law Clerk will also be exposed to issues involving healthcare operations, including regulatory compliance, policy drafting, analysis of complex patient issues, including consent and decision-making, and analysis of ethical issues in healthcare.  The Summer Law Clerk will be responsible for providing legal research and completing projects as directed by the in-house attorneys.        

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Perform research and draft memos on a variety of legal issues as they arise.
  • Assist in the contracting process, including reviewing and drafting.
  • Assist with various projects as directed by members of the Legal Services Department.



  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Completed 2L year of law school.


Equipment/Tools: Computer, copier, fax, Printer, Office Supplies

Software: Microsoft Office Products, clinical information systems


Rarely 0-10%; Occasionally 11-35%; Frequently 36-70%; Continuously 71-100%Body Position/Movement:

  • Sit: Frequently
  • Stand: Occasionally
  • Walk: Occasionally
  • Bend: Rarely
  • Push: Rarely
  • Pull: Rarely
  • Kneel/Squat: Rarely
  • Reach: Rarely
  • Twist: Rarely
  • Balance: Rarely
  • Climb: Rarely

Lifting: Degree of physical exertion is:

Light, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

Sensory Abilities specifically required:

  • Vision
  • Hearing


WORKING CONDITIONS: Position involves exposure to the following harmful elements:

  • Blood borne Pathogens

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

LGH Full Time Posted on 10/24/2019