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Legal Staff Paralegal in Mason, OH

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Company name

Mercy Health Systems

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Mason, OH

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Paralegal - Revenue Cycle The candidate will act as a liasion working directly with internal and external attorneys. Will request documentation from ensemble to prepare for legal matters. Assist leadership with investigation of account resolution and communicate results to attorneys as well as internal staff. Review, edit and manage a high volume of contracts, including, drafting and preparing, reviewing and proofing a variety of contracts, which may include employment agreements, service contracts, asset purchase agreements, hospital-physician recruitment contracts, and other ancillary agreements such as amendments, addenda, separations and terminations of physician arrangements as well as memoranda and letters. Prepare initial document drafts, ensuring consistency of agreement terms and conditions. Coordinate the process for renewals and other updates to contracts. Facilitate the contract negotiation process and ensure that required terms, conditions and timelines are met. Assist Counsel in resolving day to day legal issues and periodic legal projects and conduct any necessary follow up. Conduct periodic legal research as required. Serve as liaison between Counsel, other business units and external contacts to coordinate and expedite legal matters to ensure related documents are prepared and executed accurately and in a timely manner. Assist clients in interpreting contract terms and conditions. Assist with the preparation of filings with applicable state and federal regulatory authorities. Independently research, investigate, draft, prepare file, organize and distribute legal documents. Responsible for discrete handling of extremely sensitive confidential and attorney-client privileged information. Assist with responding to subpoenas and other requires for information. Prepare meeting materials, and assist in policy and procedure drafting and development. Prepare corporate governance documents, including board resolutions, consents, meeting minutes, etc. Handle various administrative tasks, including preparing cover letters, photocopying, etc. Assist in developing and maintaining best practices for tracking and reporting relevant data and processing legal documents in a timely and accurate manner. Manage a variety of projects pertaining to routine legal operations. Attend meetings for activities related to primary accountabilities. Adhere to all Mercy policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of services. Promote individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff. Other duties as assigned. Work under the supervision of Counsel. Must have a Bachelor’s degree with substantial experience in a law firm and/or corporate law department preferred. Must have a strong transactional background and prior contracts experience. 4+ years transactional/contracts experience is preferred. Experience in health care is a plus. Paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program is preferred. Should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have, or attain, full knowledge of terminology related to the health care industry. Must show proficiency with contract language. Must have, or attain, a strong understanding of the laws governing health care transactions / physician employment, including the Stark law and Anti-Kickback statute. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to professionally liaison between Counsel, other business units and external contacts in furtherance of the required legal assignments. Should have strong computer knowledge and keyboard skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point. Must be customer focused and view customer service as a priority.

Additional info

Job ID: 4658755.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Mercy Health Systems
One West Elm Street
Suite 100
Conshohocken, PA 19428