Paralegal II, Physicians Contracts


HMH HOSPITALS CORPORATION Edison Requisition # 2021-102855 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours8:30am - 5pm Address343 Thornall Street, Edison, 08837

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Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

Works with Legal Department, Associate General Counsel(s) and litigation attorney concerning corporate /healthcare legal matters, litigation, researching law, investigating facts and preparing documents. Conducts legal research to support HMH legal position on specific cases.

This position will primarily focus on physicians contract support as described below.

This position will allow for a hybrid schedule but there will also be opportunity to work fully remote if that is your preference.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Paralegal II, Physicians Contracts at Hackensack Meridian Health includs:

 

  •  Contract Maintenance Support:
    • Assists in the administration of Tract Manager.
    • Assists in the administration of Tract Manager under the management and corroboration of Senior Counsel.
    • Fields questions, generates reports, quality checks the input of all documents, culls expired documents, assists in education of team members.
  •  Physicians' Contracts Support:
    • Assists with the review, construction, revision and negotiation of physician agreements.
    • Reviews, revises, and/or drafts and negotiates physician professional services agreements and physician employment agreements under guidance of attorneys, on a timely basis so that physicians are able to begin providing services when scheduled.
    • Responsible for the collection and organization of due diligence for Closings, Litigation and Financings.
  •  Clinical Trial Support:
    • Assists with the review, revision and negotiation of Clinical Trial Agreements.
    • Reviews, revises and negotiates all Clinical Trial Agreements, under the management and corroboration of Senior Counsel and Meridian's Corporate Director of Clinical Research.
  •  Legal Document Support:
    • Drafts and files corporate legal documents as required.
    • Drafts corporate resolutions, agreement amendments and addendums, and correspondence, with little or no supervision.
    • Assists with the construction and filing of documentation for new physician practices.
  •  Document Filing:
    • Files corporate documents with the State, County and Federal Governments.
    • Secures timely filings of corporate documents with the State, including, but not limited to, applications for reservation of names, alternate name registration, restated certificates of incorporation, certificates of merger, etc.
  •  Monitors and compiles OIG Advisory Opinions and news releases, and BME Proposals and Rulings:
    • Monitors on a daily basis and provides attorneys with OIG Advisory Opinions or other OIG material deemed pertinent as well as BME Proposals and Rulings.
  •  Vendor Contract Support:
    • Reviews, revises and negotiates contracts with outside vendors to ensure vendor's compliance with Meridian's stringent requirements and needs.
    • Agreements are completed within the requested time frame.
    • Responsible for review and revision of transfer agreements between our hospitals and various nursing homes, other hospitals, ambulatory care centers, surgical centers, and assisted living facilities.
    • Responsible for review, construction, and revision of school affiliation agreements.
  •  UCC Debtor Searches:
    • Responsible for all UCC debtor searches, local judgment searches, State tax lien searches, Federal judgment searches, bankruptcy searches, etc.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  •  Associates working towards Bachelor's level legal degree, though a Bachelor's is preferred
  •  Minimum of 5 years legal/paralegal experience OR J.D. Degree
  •  Strong knowledge of legal principles and practices, legal research techniques, legal terminology, and legal communication principles and practices
  •  In depth knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations

 

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  •  Prior experience with a hospital or health system

 

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  •  Current and valid Paralegal Certificate or equivalent experience.

 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Our Network

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.