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Legal Staff Paralegal in East Hartford, CT

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Company name

MEDNAX Services, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

6-10 yrs required

Location

USA East Hartford, CT

Date Last Verified

Jun 01,2018

Posted on

Apr 11,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will provide legal and administrative support services to the Associate General Counsel for the Radiology Division and the Operations Legal team. Legal support will be in the form of reviewing, drafting and tracking a high volume of employment, professional service contracts and other contracts that are received daily from the practices under the Associate General Counsel’s purview and other members of the Operations Legal team. Such contracts will be loaded into the company’s electronic contract management system. Provide initial drafts, review, circulation and management of various contracts including, but not limited to, professional service agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, assignment and assumption agreements, affiliation agreements and nondisclosure agreements to be approved by Associate General Counsel. Draft amendments to contracts listed above as requested. The management portion of the process will include tracking the contract from the initial request through execution through use of Apttus, the company’s contract management system. Work with Business Development and Acquisition Legal Teams to assist the Associate General Counsel with initial review and comments to professional service agreements related to pending acquisitions. Prepare termination letters for various contracts and initiate notifications of affected internal departments. Draft and assist with the management of practice contract templates, including creating and updating templates according to new company guidelines, laws or legal requirements and maintaining database for templates. Assist with managing contract workflow and online contract request system for internal client use through Apttus. This will include preparing and maintaining contract spreadsheets and reports. Establish relationships with hospital and practice partners’ contract teams to improve efficiencies in contracting. Assist with drafting, coordinating and conducting trainings to internal clients on contract processes and procedures. Partner with Human Resources, Compliance and Finance on improving and implementing processes to mitigate liability and provide efficiencies within the department and company. Perform legal research on an as needed basis. Engage in due diligence and other activities relating to corporate development projects. Function as a point of contact to resolve legal and business issues. Lead or participate in various legal projects and collaborate on cross-functional initiatives .

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree, technical certificate or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Paralegal certificate a plus. Should have 6-10 years of substantive contracts drafting, review and negotiation experience. Healthcare experience strongly preferred. Large law firm and/or corporate legal department experience preferred. Must have excellent organizational and time management skills. Should have experience with contract management systems. Must have advanced to expert in MS Word. Proficiency in MS Office, including Excel, Access and Outlook is needed. Should have excellent computer skills including competency in word processing, spreadsheet software and PowerPoint.

Additional info

Requisition ID- 2018-12780

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
MEDNAX Services, Inc.
1301 Concord Terrace,
Sunrise, FL 33323