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.
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"
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
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.