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Legal Staff Paralegal in Irving, TX

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Company name

CHRISTUS Health.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

USA Irving, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 11,2018

Posted on

Mar 14,2018

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Assistant Corporate Secretary II The candidate requires expertise to support the Governance Department, Corporate Secretary and Assistant Corporate Secretary I in all duties related to Governance functions. The Assistant Corporate Secretary II position requires the ability to work with knowledge of legal-related work in corporate and subsidiary governance, such as governance practices/processes, drafting of corporate board and subsidiary resolutions, minutes, written consents, secretary's certificates, acquisitions, and other transactions, and corporate administration. This position requires the ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with the company executives, senior leadership, management, physicians, and other related company Associates across corporate and regional departments, as they relate to respective boards and committees. This position works in conjunction with and under the supervision of the Department Director and Corporate Secretary, but with judgment for taking appropriate activities independently. This role must be able to work collaboratively and cooperatively with Legal & Governance Services team associates and entity management to achieve results. Assists Corporate Secretary and Assistant Corporate Secretary in supporting and managing assigned subsidiary Boards, Committees, Partnerships, and Memberships. Serves as an inter-departmental focal point of communication and engagement on corporate governance issues, for internal and external corporate and regional departments, including internal and external physicians who serve on various boards. Direct governance support to Corporate level departments including company Physician Enterprises, company Continuing Care, Ambulatory Strategies Physician Group (and Louisiana), and all assigned Ambulatory entities housed within the listed departments. Direct governance support to individual executives, senior leadership and management throughout various corporate departments, including, but not limited to C-Suite executives, Ambulatory Services, Business Development, Strategy, Mission, Human Resources, International, Audit, Health Plan, various Physician Groups, Finance, Operations, Quality/Credentialing, Tax, Treasury. Responsible for having a comprehensive working knowledge of each departmental area as it relates to specific boards and committees for the purpose of managing and conducting entity business, including but not limited to: Medicare, Medicaid, healthcare plans, audit, internal and external third-party auditors, ambulatory, urgent care, homecare, LTACH, physician services, Financials/Operations, Quality/Credentialing, Tax, Legal as it relates to each department. Responsible for execution of governance matters relating to Subsidiary management. Responsible for identifying and notifying the board of various business matters pertaining to shareholder and joint venture governance issues. Responsible for governance oversight and maintaining knowledge of joint venture operating agreements and other related governance documents to ensure proper execution of required board and committee approvals in conjunction with ongoing business and operations decisions. Ensures integrity of the governance support framework for governing boards/committees. Responsible for efficient administration of entity boards/committees. Responsible for implementing and communicating decisions made by the board/committee. Serves as governance liaison for officers, managers and directors of boards and committees. Responsible for maintaining board/committee functions as it relates to compliance with established charters or bylaws. Responsible for drafting/revising board/committee minutes, related support documentation, and notifications in collaboration with leadership. Independently prepare notices of meetings and document meeting transactions in a matter that describes the depth to which a committee evaluated a material issue and the presence of dissenting views and votes, if any. Lead the planning and coordination of Committee and Partnership / Membership meetings, including agenda preparation, review of materials and ensuring timely delivery of materials to Committees and Management; Independently prepare, gather, and distribute materials and presentations for Board-level committee meetings, and all boards/committees listed above, and assist with Board, Partnership / Membership and committee meetings. File and maintain corporate organizational documents and minutes, work with Corporate Secretary to gain a thorough knowledge on interpreting and applying bylaw provisions and the company's business and history. Research status of assigned corporations, coordinate, review, and assist in dissolution procedures, whenever necessary. Draft and file articles of incorporation, articles of dissolution, mergers, trademarks and assumed names in coordination with internal and external attorneys. Compile, organize, index, and electronically archive all meeting minutes, support documents, and governance documents appropriately per governance standards. Conduct legal document research, retrieving information, and investigative skills and write historical data on various projects. Assist and produce appropriate documentation in due diligence investigations in collaboration with other corporate and regional departments. Build positive relationships within team, with entity contacts, senior leaders, directors, and office work team as necessary to perform duties and to achieve results while upholding a high level of confidentiality. Up to 30% travel is required.

Qualification and Experience

A Bachelor's Degree with a major in business desired. Must have 3-5+ years' experience in corporate and subsidiary governance related work and exposure to legal settings. Healthcare and/or ambulatory experience preferred. Paralegal Certificate from an accredited paralegal program or equivalent corporate paralegal experience preferred. Should have through knowledge of governance processes, as well as understanding of corporate organization and health care, construction, and real estate records. Bilingual preferred. Should have excellent organization, writing and interpersonal skills, with the ability to take detailed notes and write an accurate, concise, and to-the-point minutes to account of what happened at meetings. Must have organizational skills with the ability to handle priority projects simultaneously within tight deadlines and is proactive in preventing problems, good follow through on projects/issues, and an attention to detail. Should have proficiency in Word, database management, and Excel.

Additional info

Job ID: 5000316712706

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CHRISTUS Health.
Las Colinas Corporate Center II
6363 North Highway 161,Suite 450
Irving, TX 75038