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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

MultiPlan Naperville, IL

Company
MultiPlan
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5496
AJE Ref #
576161847
Location
Naperville, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Requisition #:
5496

Job Title:
Paralegal II

City:
Naperville

State:
Illinois

Country:
U.S.

Employment Type:
Full Time

Salary Grade:
N18

Description:
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing a variety of legal research and projects, with a focus on litigation support. This position is also responsible for the preparation, filing, and/or organization of a variety of legal and other documents. This position works under the general supervision of the Associate .

JOB ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide paralegal support including litigation management, subpoena response, contract review, and preparation of legal documents.
2. Perform routine legal projects and legal research with a minimal degree of supervision.
3. Conduct and analyze legal research, manage projects and present analysis and recommendations to in-house counsel.
4. Prepare and maintain contract ticklers, contract summaries, pending and closed litigation histories and other spreadsheets.
5. Prepare agreements and related documents for review by in-house counsel.
6. Initiate and maintain the licensure and/or registration of the Company's regulated services.
7. Comply with any ethical standards of the profession.
8. Support the General Counsel in the payment and tracking of all outside counsel bills.
9. Review and docket all intellectual property correspondence.
10. Collaborate, coordinate, and communicate across disciplines and departments.
11. Ensure compliance with state and federal laws relating to healthcare, HIPAA, government programs, workers' compensation and auto medical programs.
12. The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Qualifications:
JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, and Training):
* Minimum Bachelor s degree; or 4 years experience in paralegal or related field
* Minimum 4 years experience in paralegal field. 5 years of relevant experience, strongly preferred.
* Research training in Lexis or Westlaw as well as Internet research required
* Paralegal certificate strongly preferred. Other required licensures, professional certifications, and/or Board certifications as applicable.
* Knowledge of legal and internet research methodologies
* Knowledge of regulatory environment and background in healthcare preferred
* Knowledge of the healthcare industry
* Knowledge of the workers' compensation industry
* Knowledge of the Property and Casualty industry
* Knowledge of Government Healthcare programs
* Knowledge of regulatory processes preferred
* Project management, attention to detail, analytical, proofreading, keyboard, problem solving, and organization skills
* Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
* Ability to multi task and prioritize in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
* Ability to use hardware, software, and peripherals related to job responsibilities including MS Word, ADOBE, and Excel
* Ability to keep the needs of external and internal customers as a priority when making decision and taking action
* Ability to convey information clearly and effectively
* Ability and commitment to provide excellent customer service
* Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Company will provide equal consideration to all employees and job candidates without regard to sex, age, race, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Additional Benefits

We offer a competitive total compensation and benefits package, an incentive bonus program and an employee recognition program that acknowledges and rewards employees for outstanding performance. Here's a summary of the benefits we offer to MultiPlan employees.

•Medical Dental & Vision Insurance
•401(k) Plan
•Life Insurance
•Optional and Dependent Life Insurance
•Short and Long-Term Disability
•Paid Time Off
•Paid Company Holidays
•Tuition Reimbursement
•Flexible Spending Account