Paralegal - San Antonio, TX at UnitedHealth Group in San Antonio, Texas

Posted in Legal 15 days ago.

Type: Full-time

Job Description:

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)

The Paralegal supports the Acquisition Department of a major healthcare company that is experiencing rapid growth. The Paralegal will attend to business operational matters and assist with creating and managing administrative processes that will ensure that the required job duties are handled both efficiently and effectively.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Organize, track and file any required legal or regulatory filings or renewals for the Company (CLIA, etc.)
  • Assist to maintain any required Company logs associated with Company licenses, permits, insurance policies, etc
  • Track and coordinate corporate document updates and filings.
  • Track and coordinate production and distribution of annual incentive awards
  • Work with internal and external counsel to manage contracts associated with the acquisition of medical practices including Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreements, Transaction Agreements, Employment Agreements, Right of First Refusal contracts
  • Facilitates the planning, scheduling, coordinating and execution of Acquisition related meetings and conferences and is responsible for preparation of agendas, scheduling of WebEx conferences, taking minutes and documentation of action items
  • Assist acquisition staff with filing and organization of acquisition documents
  • Assist with due diligence by scanning and filing any due diligence information received. Also, organize information for ease of review for acquisition attorneys in data collections systems and assist in review of such documents as directed by external attorneys
  • Assist Acquisitions team in the implementation of projects, including planning, developing, implementing and evaluating projects, coordinating project activities, collaborating with project team members and monitoring progress toward achievement of projects as assigned
  • Efficiently maintain electronic and paper filing systems related to any related project
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects while maintaining focus and attention to detail with minimal supervision
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree
  • Paralegal certificate (4 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted)
  • 2+ years of experience working as a paralegal for a full-service law firm supporting corporate and/or litigation attorneys
  • Experience handling routine legal matters, including assistance in reviewing contracts
  • Positive attitude with excellent customer services skills and the ability to work with multiple groups of people at all levels internal and external to the organization
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10+ years of paralegal experience
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Experience in a customer service or call center position
  • Experience with acquisitions

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.