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Position Description

* Located in either Denver, CO or Brentwood, TN*

This position provides legal work in support of the Group General Counsel and HSG (Hospital Services Group), including but not limited to drafting and finalization of HSG Hospital Services Agreements, Patient Pathways services agreements and amendments, acute medical director agreements, as well as overseeing the agreement execution process. This position will also assist in overall HSG contract management, special projects as needed, and handle HSG and Pathways program requests and inquiries.

The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive.

  • Serve as paralegal for HSG and the Patient Pathways services group and field for Hospital Services Agreements, Patient Pathways agreements and amendments, acute medical director agreements, including, as necessary, drafting and negotiating complex agreements and amendments with outside parties.
  • Maintain system to track agreements in all stages of negotiation/signing, and send all executed agreements to central filing system and maintenance of local hard copy files.
  • Daily communication and interaction with legal and operations teammates, compliance department, accounts receivable, clinical teammates and external parties relating to ongoing contracting matters and program issues
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned include, but are not limited to:
    • Attend team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed
    • 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.    
  • Position can sit in either Nashville or Denver

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree required; Certificate in Paralegal Studies highly preferred
  • Previous experience as corporate paralegal and experience drafting and negotiating contracts required.
  • Computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required

ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION

  • 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, teammates, management, physicians, and/or vendors (Village Service Partners) in everyday performance and interactions
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with an acute ability to listen attentively and to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated professionalism and courtesy in responding to phone calls and emails
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional groups
    • Demonstrated interpersonal, collaborative, and relationship-building skills; ability to interact positively with teammates at all levels across the company
    • Approachable and open
  • Excellent organizational, attention to detail, and follow through skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and adjust priorities appropriately in an evolving work environment with shifting time frames
  • Self-directed; able to work independently and as a member of a team and to foster a positive work environment
  • Demonstrated analytical ability to recognize issues, respond accordingly, research and obtain resolution to problems
 
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: 3810 Central Pike, Ste 105, Hermitage, Tennessee