Corporate Paralegal - Contract Review/Negotiation - posted 10/24/19

Corporate Paralegal - Contract Review/Negotiation - posted 10/24/19

Company Name: 
Virtua Health System
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 


Supports all entities, facilities and departments throughout the Virtua Health System on legal matters, including but not limited to reviewing, drafting & negotiating contract terms (as appropriate with the position) for a wide variety of contracts, such as   real estate leases, education affiliation agreements, IT software and hosting agreements, etc.  Handles subpoenas, foreclosures and bankruptcy notices.  Provides paralegal support related to discovery for litigation and other claims.  Works on projects (at times, in a project manager role) and otherwise, provides paralegal support to the full Virtua Attorney Team.

Requirements or Qualifications: 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Drafts, reviews and negotiates contracts & agreements (often of a value in excess of one million dollars) for all entities, facilities and departments across the Virtua Health System.  This may include real estate documents & leases, preparation of Initial Statements and Further Statements (for claiming property tax exemption).
  • Receives & reviews subpoenas and summons/complaints and coordinates the required and appropriate response accordingly, such as coordination with Virtua in-house counsel, Health Information Management Department, Risk Management Department, etc.  
  • Conducts legal research on a wide variety of legal, regulatory and business issues. 
  • Supports the Virtua Foundation by, among other things, preparing legal documents associated with estate/will donations to Virtua. 
  • Assists in litigation/other claims filed against Virtua and its subsidiaries including but not limited to handling the management of Virtua’s discovery/e-discovery obligations, contacting Virtua leaders and employees for information relevant to the claim, and otherwise assisting the assigned in-house attorney as needed.
  • Participates in a variety of projects within and outside of the Office of the General Counsel and, at times, serving as the project manager (i.e., corporate governance, contract administration, patient care matters, privacy, etc.). 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years paralegal experience,  which includes a minimum of 3 years with a law firm performing work directly relevant to the job duties of the Virtua Paralegal position.
  • Excellent overall computer and legal research skills (i.e., Westlaw) as well as proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Proactive and proven success at meeting deadlines independently. 
  • Detail oriented and high ability to prioritize workload in a fast-paced legal/corporate work environment. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must have a high level of legal writing skills.
  • Ability to work with individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Must be able to work effectively and successfully as a team member.

Required Education:

  • Paralegal certification/degree from an accredited college, university or program.
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
November 30 2019
Additional Information: 
Please click on link and apply on-line.