Provides paralegal-level support to the Legal Services Department of Piedmont Healthcare.
1.Provide paralegal support to the Legal Services Department of Piedmont Healthcare.
2.Review, revise and draft a broad range of contracts, amendments, termination letters, legal
documents and correspondence.
3.Assist in-house attorneys and outside counsel in responding to subpoenas and requests for
production of documents, coordinating with requesting attorney and Piedmont personnel in collection of
information, preparation of written responses and communication with requesting party.
4.Maintain legal forms (contracts, amendments, extensions, non-disclosure agreements, etc.), including
creation and maintenance of sample language to expedite contract drafting and revision process.
5.Answer routine inquiries (internal and external) regarding contracts and follow-up with in-house
counsel on problem issues.
6.Provide support to and assist with tracking internal requests for contract review and drafting including,
but not limited to, securing conflict of interest and sanctions checks and procuring information from
clients to initiate and complete contract review process. This will also include creating a new matter file or
confirming file exists, printing and filing of relevant documents.
7.Conduct legal research as requested.
8.Perform special projects and/or additional work as needed, which may include distributing service of
process, maintaining corporate registrations, staffing medical release of information requests, as well as
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Three (3) years of progressively responsible paralegal or legal assistant work experience in an in-house
legal department or law firm.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Experience working in healthcare preferred.
Education, experience or familiarity with contracts and interpretation of contract terms preferred.
Experience or familiarity with filing and maintaining corporate organizational records.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Skill and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in-writing.
Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines with tight timeframes.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Skill and ability in Microsoft Office applications and Westlaw.
Self-motivated with strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to use technology related
to data, contracts, analytics and research.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills.
Capable of working in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
Initiative and ability to take on projects with minimal supervision.
Ability to deal with confidential and proprietary information.