Remote Paralegal

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $26 per hour
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Remote Paralegal

job summary:
Our Client is Hiring!

Responsibilities

  • Position assists attorneys by performing legal research, preparing correspondence, legal documents, and digests of legal materials and precedents; and by checking citations for form and accuracy.
  • May also conduct legal research; prepare preliminary drafts of routine legal documents, occasional contact with representatives of federal, state, and local governments and the public, discovery orders, and proposed legislation and/or regulations.
  • Recent litigation experiences helpful.
  • Work as part of a project team to understand, interpret and extract key pieces of information from Pharmaceutical contracts
  • Populate key pieces of information into a pre-prepared electronic template
  • Validate a peer's interpretation of a contract as part of a data quality check
  • Work closely with legal and business teams to ensure contract language accurately conveys intent
  • Communicate with various functional areas and translate legal healthcare contract elements in ways that can be understood by a variety of stakeholders, both verbally and in writing
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in fields such as business administration, finance, law or a scientific or technical field
  • 5-8 years relevant experience
  • Strong experience with reviewing, interpreting or preparing legal contracts Or
  • Strong working knowledge of US Pharmacy drug or healthcare insurance plans
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools such as Outlook & Excel
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a cross functional collaborative environment)
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills
  • Ideally looking for someone who can read and understand a pharmaceutical based legal contract and extract key pieces of information from it. They can be paralegals, pharmacists or even individuals from healthcare or healthcare insurance backgrounds.
Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in fields such as business administration, finance, law or a scientific or technical field
  • US Pharmacy Benefit Manager Experience
  • Experience working with Documentation Management Systems
  • Pharmacy or medical drug knowledge
  • US healthcare insurance plan knowledge
  • Experience working with Salesforce
  • Worked or has trained as a Pharmacist in the United States
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with US Medical / Healthcare legal contracts
Please Note: Position is remote but must sit in EST

 
location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 8 Years
 
responsibilities:
Job Description:

LOCATION: Work location is telecommute. Preference is for resources to be telecommuters on the east coast.

Position assists attorneys by performing legal research, preparing correspondence, legal documents, and digests of legal materials and precedents; and by checking citations for form and accuracy. May also conduct legal research; prepare preliminary drafts of routine legal documents, occasional contact with representatives of federal, state, and local governments and the public, discovery orders, and proposed legislation and/or regulations. Recent litigation experiences helpful. Qualifications include having a paralegal certificate and paralegal experience or extensive legal secretarial experience. BA/BS degree preferred. PC proficiency in Word, and excellent communication and research skills. Must exhibit a professional attitude, have the ability to work independently, be computer literate and have previous law experience.

Senior Contract Analyst - Optum Rx, Industry Relations

(4-month contract term x 6 open positions)

IDEAL BACKGROUND: Ideally looking for someone who can read and understand a pharmaceutical based legal contract and extract key pieces of information from it. They can be paralegals, pharmacists or even individuals from healthcare or healthcare insurance backgrounds.

TOP REQUIREMENTS:

1. Experience with reviewing, or preparing legal contracts

2. Strong working knowledge of US Pharmacy drug or healthcare insurance plans

3. Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills

INTERVIEW PROCESS:

a. How many rounds? 1 round

b. Video vs. phone? Over video webex

Description

As the largest health insurance payer in the United States, and as one of the largest healthcare services providers, Company provides a professional culture where you are empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, whilst making a tangible impact on the healthcare ecosystem. Join us and start doing your life's best work. (sm)

The Senior Contract Analyst is a key member of a newly formed project team that is interpreting and extracting key pieces of information from legal contracts to support the OptumRx Industry Relations organization. This role will leverage Optum's data repository to synthesize complex information and present it in a consolidated format to allow the Industry Relations team to optimize business performance. This role will also work in close collaboration with the Optum Rx Industry Relations business lead, contracting, analytics and Optum Rx finance and legal teams.

Responsibilities

- Work as part of a project team to understand, interpret and extract key pieces of information from Pharmaceutical contracts

- Populate key pieces of information into a pre-prepared electronic template

- Validate a peer's interpretation of a contract as part of a data quality check

- Work closely with legal and business teams to ensure contract language accurately conveys intent

- Communicate with various functional areas and translate legal healthcare contract elements in ways that can be understood by a variety of stakeholders, both verbally and in writing

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in fields such as business administration, finance, law or a scientific or technical field

- 5-8 years relevant experience

- Strong experience with reviewing, interpreting or preparing legal contracts Or

- Strong working knowledge of US Pharmacy drug or healthcare insurance plans

- High level of attention to detail

- Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems

- Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools such as Outlook & Excel

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a cross functional collaborative environment)

- Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills



 
qualifications:
Desired

- Master's degree in fields such as business administration, finance, law or a scientific or technical field

- US Pharmacy Benefit Manager Experience

- Experience working with Documentation Management Systems

- Pharmacy or medical drug knowledge

- US healthcare insurance plan knowledge

- Experience working with Salesforce

- Worked or has trained as a Pharmacist in the United States

- Project management experience

- Experience with US Medical / Healthcare legal contracts

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the Company family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer 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.

 
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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