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Paralegal - Healthcare
Ref No.: 18-04960
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 60,000.00 - 70,600.00 /Year
PARALEGAL - HEALTHCARE
Seeking an experienced Paralegal with a background in healthcare to join an established lar firm downtown Chicago.  The Paralegal will be an integral part of the growing healthcare practice, which  provides transactional and regulatory legal support to the attorneys in the Health Industry Advisory practice group. You will work with clients to retrieve information, assist with Firm tools and provide assistance with regulatory filings and during corporate transactions.
 
Responsibilities:
Assist with drafting agreements and related closing documents and binder sets for corporate transactions
Attend and assist attorneys and clients during closings
Prepare documents to form new entities (Corporations, LLCs, LLPs, etc.) in any state and file all materials with the applicable the state department(s)
Draft corporate filings such as resolutions, formation documents, bylaws, amendments, annual reports, etc.
Prepare corporate minute books, stock certificates and transfer instruments
Draft financing statements, amendments, termination and other documents under the Uniform Commercial Code; perform state and federal UCC, lien and litigation searches
Communicate with state and federal regulators to confirm specific requirements of clients during health system changes of ownership
Prepare healthcare regulatory filings, licensing materials and tax filings
Draft and file IRS forms including SS-4 Forms to obtain Employer Identification Numbers (EINs), Form 1128 to adopt or retain a tax year and Form 2848 to appoint power of attorney on behalf of taxpayers
Perform transactional & regulatory due diligence; create and manage electronic due diligence data rooms
Perform legal research and compile case law, statutes, regulations and legislative histories using state and federal reporters, legislative materials, law journals, periodicals and electronic research tools such as Lexis-Nexis.
Perform legal writing services such as footnoting, Bluebook cite checking and providing legal source material
Compile information on health systems, affiliated organizations and individuals for business development; assist with the drafting of RFPs
 
Requirements:
Bachelor's degree or Paralegal Certificate
5+ years of related work experience as a Paralegal
Healthcare experience is required (major hospitals, insurance firms or within the healthcare practice group at a law firm)
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities and multitask across multiple projects
Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
Ability to work in a global team environment