Performs paralegal duties with direction from Legal Counsel in specific practice areas. Responsibilities:
- Performs paralegal duties including reviewing and analyzing various legal documents; drafting routine legal documents.
- Compiles information concerning pertinent issues and prepares written summaries, statistics, charts and/or graphs that clearly detail the findings.
- Interacts professionally with internal and external entities, including government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations and law firms to gather information or data.
- Performs legal, factual and legislative research to identify issues.
- Organizes, develops or maintains departmental informational databases
- Other duties as assigned.
- Reviews, drafts, and negotiates contracts for approval by attorneys in the Law Department for a variety of transactions that may include but would not be limited to research contracts, material transfer agreements, physician contracts, information technology, licensing agreements, consulting and staffing agreements.
- Ensures that both electronic and hard files are properly maintained and that accurate information is entered in the appropriate databases.
- Bachelor's Degree or certificate of completion of an accredited paralegal program.
- Must have significant understanding of legal process, familiarity with legal terms and concepts in specific area of law.
Complexity of Work:
- Certificate of completion of an accredited paralegal program preferred.
- Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Ability to organize, prioritize and complete tasks within time restraints.
- Teamwork, communication skills and strong attention to detail are necessary to complete required tasks.
- Minimum of five years Legal Assistant or Paralegal experience in a law firm, health care system or corporate legal department.
- Strong organizational, communication and teamwork skills preferred.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.
- May require periods of sitting, standing and the ability to walk to various locations to attend meetings.
- Must have normal or corrected vision to normal range and be able to clearly communicate verbally by phone.
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Posting ID: 552787540Posted: 2020-05-21