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Paralegal

Job ID: 25382
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

This Paralegal position will be primarily responsible for supporting the attorney in the Legal Department who manages contracts for UNC Hospitals but may also support other attorneys in the office, performing both regular tasks and special projects, as assigned. Responsibilities may include:

• Working closely with attorneys to draft, edit and review contracts including but not limited to professional and management service agreements, amendments to current agreements, and       training agreements.

• Working with business leaders to gather and finalize terms of contracts, submit final agreements for signature, track and manage the approval and signature execution process. 

• Monitoring contracts for upcoming expirations and/or required renewals.

 • Assisting with and managing contracts, developing templates and creating initial drafts, including assistance with managing the contract management software.

 • Assisting with review and management of a variety of contracts, including professional service agreements, training agreements, and other types of agreements.

 • Maintaining a database of standard contractual terms and conditions.

 • Acting as a liaison with supply chain and other departments that interact with the legal department on contractual issues.

 • Assisting as needed with routine legal issues in a hospital and health care setting. 

• A successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), critical thinking skills, ability to work independently and on a team, and ability to utilize   technological resources to support clients and attorneys. 

Other Information

Education Requirements:

  •  Applicants must have an Associate Degree or two years of college in an appropriate discipline and three (3) years of relevant experience (or one year of experience with a bachelor’s degree).
  • Preferred qualifications include: a degree from an accredited, four year college or university, paralegal experience (or equivalent); paralegal training; experience working in a healthcare system or hospital environment; experience in contract drafting and editing; and experience with contract management software systems. 


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: Legal Office 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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