• Paralegal - part time - 25 to 30hrs/week

    Job Locations US-NJ-Marlton
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1123
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
  • Overview

    Continuum Health  is a physician enablement company that optimizes value-based commerce through population health, practice transformation, applied analytics and network development services. The company offers proven, strategic business and clinical solutions empowering ambulatory and community-based enterprises and other providers to enhance patient access and experience, improve health and lower overall costs. Continuum serves 1,500+ primary care physicians, specialists and nurse practitioners caring for hundreds of thousands of patients across the country. Learn more at www.continuumhealth.net 


     


    The Paralegal resource will provide support to our General Counsel in the following areas: contract drafting and review, contract database and file maintenance, contract searches and filing, corporate compliance matters, research and special projects, supervision of the contract workflow, including but not limited to coordinating approvals and review from other collaborating departments before final legal review and execution, and adherence to the contract management best practices. The successful candidate will be an experienced self-starter, able to work with minimal oversight, and have exceptional oral and written communication skills.


     


     

    Responsibilities

    Job Description: 



    • Administer contracting process, including (1) preparation of routine agreements, amendments, terminations, and correspondence, such as non-disclosure, consulting, and service contracts, (2) serving as point person for contract review requests, including performing reviews of simple agreements and triaging matters for in-house counsel, and (3) developing and maintaining contract database and filing system

    • Assist corporate Counsel in management of outside litigation, including pleadings organization, responding to discovery requests, and related tasks.

    • Handle information requests to and from other company personnel, including research of legal matters and historical information from company records and information from other departments regarding corporate entities, commercial transactions and litigation

    • Assist with regulatory issues as needed

    • Assist in transactions, including due diligence, review and preparation of schedules

    • Conduct research and resolve routine law questions under the guidance of supervising attorney



    • Manage special projects outsourced to consultants or outside counsel

    Qualifications

    Qualifications: 




    • Paralegal Degree or Certification required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience

    • 3-5 years relevant experience

    • Thorough knowledge of contract management best practices and procedures

    •  Knowledge of HIPAA and other privacy and related laws, or health care-related litigation experience a plus

    • Extremely organized with a strong sense of priority, urgency and commitment to deadlines

    • Exceptional writing and oral communication skills

    • Ability to manage a heavy workload, prioritize multiple projects, exhibit exacting attention to detail, and strictly observe confidentiality

    • Driven and self-motivated with a strong desire for learning

    • Ability to work independently while functioning well in a team environment

    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint & Excel)

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