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Paralegal

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required

Location

Richardson, TX

Date Last Verified

Aug 17,2017

Posted on

May 17,2017
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Paralegal The candidate will involves in the preparation, negotiation and maintenance of the Company’s research agreements, including non-disclosure agreements, clinical study/trial agreements, principal investigator services agreements, and master study coordinator agreements. Will prepare and draft clinical research agreements and amendments. Incorporate unique contract terms based on the parameters of the specific transaction. Prepare redlines of draft agreements or written correspondence to outline proposed changes following review by, and pursuant to the instructions of, the Associate General Counsel. Assist in the preparation of new template agreements and new template language as the need arises. Maintain communication with various departments supplying information to ensure timely completion of all research agreements. Prepare correspondence to terminate research agreements. Support the Clinical Research Department in the implementation of its Research Policies. Respond to e-mails and phone calls in a timely manner to provide answers/information to internal departments, management, research sponsors and hospitals regarding specific research and CQI initiatives. Coordinate special projects regarding the research and CQI initiatives of the Company, including training presentations at conferences, and assist in related special projects for the Associate General Counsel. Maintain files for all clinical studies and research agreement language. Prepare status reports regarding the status of outstanding agreements. Analyze current processes and procedures, including work-flow patters, and provide input for greater efficiency and cost-reductions. Conduct legal research as requested. Assist other Legal Department personnel as requested. Perform other related tasks as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or 1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency required in MS Office (Word, Access & Excel) and general office skills. Must have mastery of basic practice area skills and professionalism skills. Demonstrated level of proficiency in legal research skills commensurate with hospital contracts, if so assigned.

Note: This is a temporary position.

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Requisition ID 2017-8572

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