Ref No.: 18-14539
Location: Sunrise, Florida
Overview
MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner with more than 10,000 employees and a presence in 50 states. Through our family of companies, we provide:
  • physician services spanning the continuum of patient care
  • revenue cycle management solutions
  • performance improvement consulting
We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care.

MEDNAX Services, Inc. (MEDNAX), through its affiliated practices, is a growing physician group practice which includes the service lines of neonatology, anesthesiology, radiology and several subspecialties of pediatrics. The Legal Department provides core contracting and support services to MEDNAX practices providing these services.
Qualifications
Education and Training:
  • Bachelor's degree, technical certificate or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Paralegal certificate a plus
  • Minimum of 4 years of substantive contracts drafting, review and negotiation experience
  • Healthcare experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with contract management system
  • Advanced to expert in MS Word
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Excel, Access and Outlook
  • Excellent computer skills including competency in word processing, spreadsheet software and PowerPoint
  • Competence in preparation, negotiation and administration of contracts
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills and strong team-building skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

MEDNAX IS AN Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

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Responsibilities
The Paralegal will provide legal and administrative support services to the Senior Regional Counsel 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 Senior Regional Counsel's purview and other members of the Operations Legal team. Such contracts will be loaded into the company's electronic contract management system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Contracts:
  • 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 Senior Regional 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 Senior Regional 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 partners' contract teams to improve efficiencies in contracting

General Legal:
  • 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
More Information About the Job
Is there a bonus structure?
10%

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

Is there equity?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Does this position have direct reports?
No

Who does this position report to?
Manager of Legal