Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years.
Here, the nation’s brightest nurses, physicians, scientists, researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of child health. With an optimist’s outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebrated history, we’re making new strides every day.
We’ve been Magnet-designated three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and are consistently recognized among the nation’s top 10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families from all over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals, 12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.
We need your expertise.
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it’s different. Do you have what it takes?
The Paralegal provides support to Legal Services by researching and preparing findings, documents, and correspondence on a variety of legal matters; coordinating the legal review of contracts; and providing administrative support to internal counsel. This position will support the Child Health Research Enterprise with an emphasis in clinical research agreements.
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.
Conducts legal research on a variety of topics such as precedents, ordinances, and applicable existing Federal/State case law; evaluates, summarizes and presents research findings.
Prepares a variety of correspondence and legal documents utilizing technical knowledge of legal formats, terminology, and procedures.
Drafts and maintains contract templates; prepares contract reviews for attorneys, ensuring draft contracts are complete and ready for legal review; coordinates contract workflow through e-tracts (an online application).
Facilitates responses to subpoenas for records (patient, employment, research, etc.) by researching and gathering appropriate information from internal sources and working with counsel to prepare motions.
Serves as the organization’s registered agent, reviewing summons and complaints and working with appropriate internal stakeholder to respond to or resolve summon/complaint. Files trademarks and trade names with the State of Colorado; works with counsel to complete federal trademark filings.
Provides administrative support for internal counsel by maintaining calendars, taking meeting minutes, and triaging phone calls; processes invoices for payment, ensuring the accuracy of charges for outside counsel.
Serves as first point of contact for Legal Services, providing information and guidance to internal and external stakeholders on internal legal and contracting processes and procedures.
Provides support and coordination for the Medical Legal Partnership, which connects patient families with legal support for a variety of issues (e.g. housing, Medicaid, transportation, etc.).
EDUCATION – Associate’s degree
EXPERIENCE – Five years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal setting.
Prefer experience supporting an academic research institution and knowledge of clinical research agreements.
EQUIVALENCY - In lieu of an Associate’s degree, one year of professional experience will serve as an equivalency to one year of education.
CERTIFICATION(S) – American Bar Association approved paralegal certificate
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.
Annual Salary Range (Based on 40 hours worked per week): $66,524.34 to $99,786.51 Hourly Salary Range: $31.98 to $47.97
As a Children’s Hospital Colorado team member, you will receive a competitive pay and benefits package designed to take care of your needs that includes base pay, incentives, paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, company provided life and disability insurance, 403b employer match (retirement savings), and a robust wellness program.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 67560
About Children's Hospital Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.