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Position Description

Corporate Healthcare Paralegal

 

DaVita is currently looking for a Paralegal supporting our legal operations department. Those who excel in this role are high performers, results driven, and possess a "think outside the box" quality.  The ideal candidate would thrive in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment while working collaboratively within a team. Successful teammates in this role possess a high-level of multi-tasking and project management abilities, are very detail-oriented, have exceptional organizational and time management skills, have a "can do" attitude, are flexible and adaptable to change, are independent thinkers, and most of all, are strong team-players.  

 

Why choose DaVita? Put simply, its more than just a job…it's a lifestyle.  Paralegals with DaVita have the opportunity to contribute in a way that makes a positive impact in the lives of thousands! The opportunities for community involvement are abundant and encouraged! With DaVita, you have the chance to work hard, be competitive, and have FUN doing it.

 

Our Paralegals provide substantive legal work in support of the Group General Counsel and the team within the legal department who perform work in the areas of legal operations.  Support would include, but not be limited to:

  • drafting various healthcare agreements which may include Medical Director Agreements, ancillary agreements and joinder agreements;
  • drafting correspondence/commencement date memos
  • participating in agreement review process and maintaining tracking spreadsheets; 
  • supporting administrative reporting requirements of the legal operations group;
  • working directly with field support to obtain critical information for drafting healthcare-specific agreements; 
  • other duties and responsibilities as assigned; and
  • supporting other team members on special projects as needed.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to):

    • Able to work overtime with little or no notice as needed
    • Attend team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed or required
    • Know, understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures
    • Consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essential responsibility of this position
 
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal certificate
  • 2 years’ experience in a corporate legal/ legal environment
  • Minimum of 2 years' healthcare experience preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills and a high level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required

Traits of success in this position include (but not limited to):

  • Commitment to DaVita's values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, co-workers,  management, physicians, and/or vendors in every day performance and interactions
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated professionalism and courtesy in all interactions in person and by telephone 
  • Demonstrated time management skills and ability to work independently, handle multiple priorities with shifting time frames, and meet tight deadlines; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow-through
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within scope of responsibilities and with minimal supervision and to foster a positive work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct online (Internet) and library research and to obtain resolution to problems
  • Ability and willingness to learn and to develop proficiency in new skills
 
 
 
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
 
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
 
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
  
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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

 

DaVita will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Paralegal
  • Job Function: Compliance / Legal
  • Location: 2000 16th Street, Brentwood, Tennessee