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Paralegal - CH General Counsel (Full Time; 8hr Day Shifts)

Company: Cottage Health
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Cottage Health is currently seeking a Paralegal to support the General Counsel team. GeneralCounsel represents Cottage Health in providing advice and counsel on legal,regulatory and policy matters.Aboutthe PositionThe Paralegal is responsible forcoordinating information and assisting employees as well as attorneys withvarious legal matters to ensure that Cottage Health operates in an efficient,timely and effective manner. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized individualwith litigation and case preparation experience and should be able to work wellboth independently and with a team. The Paralegal would also possess excellentresearch, writing, and communication skills.Responsibilities:Responsible forcoordinating information and assisting general counsel in case preparation.Under general counsel supervision, initiates responses to requests fordocuments and information from opposing attorneys, outside counsel, and otherentities and individuals. Initiates contact with involved departments, andcoordinates correspondence.Maintains andorganizes records of all legal filings, correspondence, and other documents toensure optimal matter management. Prepares status reports and oversees matter management system. Assists General Counsel in review andtracking of legal bills and case municate withboth external parties and internal business groups to resolve issues withcurrent and proposed contracts. Draft and review quality agreements, letters ofauthorization, distribution agreements, purchasing agreements, consultingagreements and RFPs. Oversee the document management system and processing oflegal agreements including physician and other professional service contracts.Provides supportfor litigation and administrative agency proceedings, including collection,preparation, and production of documents. Coordinates witnesses and ensureswitnesses and parties are available for legal and administrative proceedings.Provides supportfor litigation and administrative agency proceedings, including collection,preparation, and production of documents. Coordinates witnesses and ensureswitnesses and parties are available for legal and administrative proceedings.AssistsGeneral Counsel with legal matters as assigned.Qualifications:Level of Education Minimum: Bachelor's degree or equivalentwork experience.Certifications Preferred: Paralegal CertificationTechnical Requirements Minimum: Understands technical legalterminology. Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel software, and LegalResearch Databases.Years of Related Work Experience Minimum: 5 years of paralegalexperience Preferred: 6 or more years of paralegalexperienceFor immediate consideration, apply now and start a new journeywith Cottage Health.About Cottage HealthCottage Health has been a leader in the Santa Barbaracommunity for over 125 years, and was recently recognized in the top 10 bestplaces to work in healthcare by Fortune for the second year in row! Cottage Health offers outstanding benefits, including premiummedical plans, dental, life insurance, wellness reimbursement, relocationassistance and rental assistance.Our mission isto serve the central coast communities with excellence, integrity, andcompassion. We take pride in helping our patients get back to living theirlives - in the places they love.

Keywords: Cottage Health, Santa Barbara , Paralegal - CH General Counsel (Full Time; 8hr Day Shifts), Other , Santa Barbara, California

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