Corporate Paralegal - Contracting Department

Healthcare Partners Denver , CO 80208

Posted 6 months ago

CORPORATE PARALEGAL - CONTRACTS

REPORTS TO: VP, ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL

JOB SUMMARY: This position will be part of an outstanding legal team supporting the DaVita Medical Group business. Reporting to the VP, Associate General Counsel, the contracts paralegal will primarily support the legal team in the areas of payor, provider and commercial contracting. The successful candidate will be required to develop and foster relationships across the organization and provide legal support in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral

  • Able to work effectively with a wide variety of internal and external parties

  • Experience in healthcare contracting and regulation is a plus

  • Able to use a variety of basic programs such as Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook Knowledge of contract management systems would be a plus

  • Knowledge of the matters covered below under "Core Job Duties"

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) preferred

  • Paralegal Certificate from ABA-accredited program preferred

  • Prior experience in a law firm or in-house legal department is required; 8 10 years ideally, but will consider more or less experience depending on other factors

CORE JOB DUTIES:

  • Supporting and working collaboratively with the national contracting team

  • Assisting with contract drafting and contract template development

  • Conducting research on contracting issues

  • Assisting with development of contract management processes and procedures

  • Maintaining contract management database

  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION:

  • Able to focus on attention to detail, precision and delivering consistently high-quality work

  • Manage successfully multiple projects, deadlines, and changing priorities

  • Proactive, productive and energetic, with a positive get-things-done attitude

  • Demonstrates initiative and ability to prioritize

  • Demonstrate DaVita's core values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun in everyday performance and actions

  • Integrity and ethical behavior

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT WHEN YOU JOIN OUR "VILLAGE":

  • A "community first, company second" culture based on core values that really matter

  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average

  • Award-winning education and training to help you reach your potential

  • Performance-based rewards based on individual and team contributions

  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future

  • Dedication, above all, to caring for our patients across the nation and around the globe

LOCATION:

  • Position is located in Denver, CO
  • Local candidates preferred

DaVita Medical Group, one of the country's largest operators of medical groups and physician networks, provides integrated care management as an operating division of DaVita Inc., focusing on delivering outstanding healthcare across a broad range of services. If you're looking to make a difference with a large, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.


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