Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-SCOTTSDALE
    Requisition ID
    2019-19750
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    HHRI Oncolgy Clincl Trial
    Facility
    Shea Medical Center
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    8125 N HAYDEN RD
    Work Hours
    8-5p
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies Required

    Experience
    5 years as paralegal (or equivalent experience) with 2 of those years in contract review/negotiation Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Performs paralegal duties at the direction of General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel. Assumes primary role in the review and editing of Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs), Statement of Work (SOWs), amendments, subcontracts, and other legal documents pertaining to the clinical research activities of the organization. Drafts, reviews, and revises contracts and interacts with HonorHealth Research Institute stakeholders. Conducts legal and non-legal research and provides analysis of results to the clinical trial research teams and HRI leadership. Performs department administrative functions, including processing of contracts.

    Position requires in-depth knowledge and expertise in the legal system, legal terminology and principles, and legal language in clinical trial agreements. Must be creative in problem solving and must exercise analytical and independent judgment. Knowledge of methods and techniques relating to legal research and the use of statutes, codes and other legal resources required. Must demonstrate understanding of ethical and confidentiality requirements. Position requires strong prioritization skills and the ability to manage a large number of competing expectations. Strong professional, verbal, and written communication skills necessary in order to interact with all levels of management, outside legal counsel and other members of legal community. Must maintain and project a high level of professionalism.

    • Reviews legal language for CDAs, CTAs, SOWs, amendments, vendor contracts, and other legal documents for the research institute. Identifies legal and business issues with all research contracts. Reviews, revises and drafts contracts under the direction of the Assistant General Counsel.
    • Drafts legal documents, agreements, correspondence and memorandums as needed for the Research Institute.
    • Conducts legal research and advises the project managers/operation directors of recommended action and/or solutions to issues. Researches laws in statute books, codes, policy manuals and other sources.
    • Maintain tracking and prioritization of all research related contracts.
    • Participates in the negotiation process with clinical trial sponsors and vendors.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



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