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Paralegal Contract Management - Dallas, TX

Southwestern Health Resources CIN
Dallas, TX 75201
  • Job Code
    19012222

Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR CIN) seeks to hire a Paralegal Contract Management to work Full Time supporting the Legal department.

Please note: Southwestern Health Resources Clinically Integrated Network (SWHR CIN) is an affiliated company of Texas Health and UT Southwestern. If hired for this position, you will become a SWHR CIN employee rather than a Texas Health or UT Southwestern employee.

The address is 8150 Brookriver Drive, Dallas, Texas 75247 located at the Brookriver Corporate Office.

Salary range is Min $33.75 - Max $49.08 - based on relevant experience

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and extended hours when required

Job Description

Contract Development
Prepares, reviews and negotiates a broad range of legal contracts.
Reviews and represents SWHR in negotiating contracts with suppliers.
Facilitates communication with contracting parties and end users.
Creates, negotiates, and incorporates contract amendments, renegotiating the contract, if required, to accommodate scope changes.
Manages contracts in accordance with agreed upon business procedures.
Handles and resolves differences with vendors and customers in contract negotiation discussions.

Contract Administration
Primary responsibility for overseeing, coordinating, maintaining and updating contract management databases. Will include creating user accounts, managing access, and uploading, storage and retrieval of contracts and other documents.
Maintains strict confidentiality as appropriate.
Provides effective record keeping ensuring that all contract documents are readily accessible.
Performs periodic reviews for contract management compliance.
Works extensively with customers and suppliers to ensure service excellence and contract management process is meeting customer needs.
Serves as liaison to maintain customer relationships through routine meetings to ensure contract management process is working effectively and efficiently.
Fosters and maintains collaborative working relationships with SWHR employees, and with the respective legal departments of THR and UTSW.

Administrative Assistant
Serve as administrative assistant to Legal Department attorneys.
Responsibility for managing attorney calendars to include scheduling internal and external teleconferencing, processing expense reports, incoming telephone calls, and assisting with travel arrangements.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Keywords: "Paralegal" "Contract Management" "Healthcare"

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Education
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Bachelor's or Associate's Degree Preferred

Experience
8 years' experience as a Paralegal, to include 3 years of experience in Leading Contract Management Processes in contract preparation, negotiation, administration and management, including reviewing and understanding of legal contracts, terms, and conditions Required
5 years' experience in Healthcare Legal with at least 2 years in-house experience Required

Licenses and Certifications
Texas Paralegal Certification Required Within 1 Year of Hire

Skills
Significant experience with drafting, reviewing and negotiating many different types of contracts.
Must understand technical legal terminology.
Requires proficiency in Microsoft Word. Knowledge of word processing software and legal documents.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be detail oriented.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly build and maintain trusted relationships with colleagues.
Solution oriented.

Supervision
Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements
Working Indoors 67% or more

Physical Demands
Sedentary





Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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