US Anesthesia Partners

  • Title
    Paralegal
    Job ID
    2019-4071
    Location
    US-TX-Dallas
    Function
    Legal/Compliance
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP) is the largest single-specialty anesthesia practice in the country with over 4,000 clinical providers and associates.  By joining our team, you will participate in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.  As an organization we are mission focused on delivering the highest quality in patient care and you will be directly supporting our talented clinical team.  We extend this same commitment to quality to our associates and supply tools and resources that will ensure we win in the healthcare marketplace and support of USAP.

     

    POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Paralegal works under the direction of the Vice President, Associate General Counsel and will provide support to other USAP attorneys and corporate leaders as needed. This position researches law, investigates facts and records, and prepares documents/agreements to assist USAP’s Legal team in various litigation, transactional, and corporate governance matters.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):

    • Assist in the preparation and review of templates and other form agreements.
    • Assist in preparation and tracking of various business filings, including state corporate filings and trademark registration management.
    • Assist in maintenance of corporate records, shareholder information, stock transfers, etc.
    • Assist in the preparation and drafting of employment agreements.
    • Management and maintenance of contract database and administration system.
    • Maintains project/case files, tracks and monitors legal projects and matters, keeps the Associate General Counsel informed as to the status of relevant legal and compliance matters, and keeps logs and reports of all matters updated and current.
    • Organizes and indexes complex case files, employment agreements, stock agreements, corporate governance documents using electronic management system.
    • Organize and maintain insurance policies within electronic filing system.
    • Responsible for management and interfacing with registered agent for Service of Process (CSC).
    • Conducting legal research, investigating facts, and independently preparing documents to assist in-house and outside counsel and Legal team members.
    • Prepares reports, correspondence, chronologies, case summaries for internal decision making and litigation/contract management.
    • Communicates with witnesses, experts, and outside counsel in preparation of discovery responses/productions, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and trials.
    • Determines and calendars deadlines to help manage litigation, trademark registrations, state corporate filings, subpoena production, and other discovery responses.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
    • Assists with various clerical duties required to support Legal departmental needs and functions.

    Qualifications

    JOB REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

    • In-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles required.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Data management systems (i.e. Quick Base, etc.), and expense/billing.
    • Superior oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Able to work outside of regular office hours with little or no notice as needed.
    • Consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled.
    • Excellent judgment developed organizational processes and ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving in closely-knit team environment.
    • Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective professional relationships with all departments and employees in a team-oriented environment.
    • Ability to read, write, and speak English

    EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

    • Paralegal certification required. Candidate may either be a:
      • Graduate of an American Bar Association (ABA)-approved paralegal studies program - OR - 
      • Graduate of a non-ABA-approved paralegal studies program at an accredited institution
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • 5+ years of paralegal experience working in a litigation practice or in healthcare law preferred.
    • Healthcare or employment law knowledge/experience is preferred.
    • Notary a plus.

    DISCLAIMER: The above job description has been written to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not written to be inclusive of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    US Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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