Sr Corporate Paralegal - Contracts Management - Hybrid
Posted on: June 25, 2022
$75,000 - $80,000 annually (Dependent on experience)
This position can work remotely from a work-at-home office three
days of the week in the Phoenix metro area.
Vitalant is where donors, talent and innovation meet to save and
improve lives. We are the nation's largest independent, nonprofit
blood services provider exclusively focused on providing lifesaving
blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services for about 900
hospitals and their patients across the U.S. We seek team members
who want to make a difference in people's lives while furthering
their careers. At Vitalant you can expect competitive compensation,
paid time off and other benefits. Take your first step to joining
our dedicated team by applying today.
Under minimal supervision, this position performs a variety of
duties related to legal operations, including contract lifecycle
management database administration, corporate filings and
registrations, legal research, due diligence, preparing and
responding to discovery requests and subpoenas, drafting agreements
and form documents, and various other tasks as assigned for
Vitalant and related business entities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and
external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence
Manages and oversees the electronic contract lifecycle management
("CLM") database, contract files, contract review and approval
process and the enterprise contract repository.
Develops policies and procedures related to contract management and
trains internal users on the CLM and the process for contract
review and approval.
Develops process improvements for contract workflows and serves as
a primary resource to others throughout the organization on matters
related to contracts and the internal contracting process.
Accurately and timely enters all relevant critical deadlines other
related data into the Legal Tracker matter management database or
symplr CLM for operational, auditing, compliance, due diligence and
other relevant purposes.
Responsible for preparing and submitting annual corporate filings,
business registrations and trademark registrations, and proof of
claims in bankruptcy and class action matters.
Prepares template agreements, form documents and other legal
Assists in the management of litigation matters, including
preparation of appropriate notices and discovery responses, leading
document management, which includes identifying, tracking and
extracting information from electronic (eDiscovery) and non-
electronic data sources and working with all levels of staff to
control and preserve information and documentation, and ensuring
the maintenance of up-to-date and accurate litigation files and the
development of a protocol for maintaining such files.
Processes, responds and objects to requests for interviews,
subpoenas and notices of depositions or trial testimony and helping
to standardize such processes throughout the institution.
Performs legal support services to the Legal Department as needed
to achieve department objectives.
Performs legal and regulatory research and analysis, including
preparation of legal documents and drafting and implementing
standard operating procedures.
Assists as needed in conducting investigations and assists in
resolution of legal, compliance and risk management matters.
Assists with due diligence and corporate filings associated with
merger and acquisition activity.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education experience
Paralegal certification or higher level of certification/education
Certificate of Paralegal Studies or higher level of
Three or more years' experience as a paralegal in a law firm,
business corporate office, or hospital or equivalent required.
Experience with litigation, document management and legal research
are essential as is knowledge of court documents and typing
computer skills required.
Experience with health care issues preferred.
Experience in drafting and negotiating contracts and forms
Experience working in an in-house corporate environment
Experience with Symplir - or similar contract lifecycle management
database or Legal Tracker matter management system preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and
Excellent organizational and records management skills with
attention to detail.
Good business judgment, sense of urgency, detail oriented, and a
Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
to effectively communicate at multiple levels inside and outside
Must have a strong customer service orientation, a commitment to
teamwork, and a high level of personal integrity and
Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously with
demonstrated ability to work independently, set priorities,
multi-task and work under pressure to meet time deadlines.
Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all
assigned duties and responsibilities.
Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills,
including communication in a clear, concise and practical
Must have attention to detail with excellent editing and
Must possess the demeanor, maturity, skill, discretion and
professionalism to work and interact effectively with diverse
internal and external constituencies.
Good working knowledge of and familiarity with legal terminology,
and general knowledge of health care-related terminology is
Must be able to organize, prioritize, and efficiently execute a
variable workload and multiple competing priorities.
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team,
adaptability, and positive attitude.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION AT VITALANT
Vitalant is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive
workplace built on a foundation of respect, integrity, teamwork,
and excellence. Through our DEI strategic plan, we create
opportunities for employees of all backgrounds to feel valued, seen
and heard. We believe this mission drives creativity and
innovation, as employees experience an environment conducive to
personal growth and career development.
VITALANT OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- HSA, FSA and 401k retirement savings plans
- Paid Time Off
- Commuter benefits
- Employee assistance program
As an essential operation to the nation's healthcare infrastructure
and a science-based organization, Vitalant believes that being
vaccinated helps provide protection and care for our employees, our
donors, their families, and the broader community. Vitalant
requires employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of
employment. Individuals applying for this position should be
prepared to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination mandates of
Vitalant and accordingly, will need to have received the full
series of vaccinations two weeks prior to the first date of
employment unless an approved exemption exists prior to start.
EEO including disability and veterans
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