Job Code: 2023-10-R-003
Location: United States – Remote
Status: Regular Full Time
Pay Range: 68,000-85,000
About Performant Healthcare Solutions
Supporting public and private health insurers for over a decade, Performant helps its clients achieve their payment integrity goals through payment recoupment, consulting services, and data analytics via patented technologies. Performant continues to demonstrate consistent growth and stability in a competitive and ever-changing healthcare landscape.
Performant takes great pride in offering its employees the flexibility of remote opportunities. We are committed to being a virtual company and understand the benefits of working remotely. Therefore, we allow our employees to work in the environment that suits them best.
Performant understands the importance of maintaining a diverse workforce and are dedicated to the success of all employees. Performant has created a culture of belonging that champions each employee’s individuality and authenticity as both a person and a professional.
The Corporate Paralegal US Remote will be responsible for providing legal and transactional support to Performant’s Legal and Compliance Department. You will work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with significant independence, and be expected to exercise sound judgment and ethical decision-making.
- Supports Performant’s legal and compliance team in providing transactional and regulatory legal support for healthcare- and corporate-related filings and transactions.
- Serves as contracts administrator, managing, tracking, and performing audits of legal documents in collaboration with cross-organization stakeholders.
- Assists in drafting of contract amendments, renewals, and terminations, and review of contracts to ensure any contractual deviations from standards receive the proper approvals from concerned key stakeholders.
- Manages new vendor onboarding and supports vendor management objectives.
- Performs legal, regulatory, and sub-regulatory research as directed by senior staff to support the organization’s legal and compliance efforts. Maintains Performant’s Legal inbox, handling and triaging correspondence as needed.
- Helps maintain Performant’s registration in SAM, GSA Advantage!, and other registries in accordance with Performant government contracts.
- Oversee and manage Performant’s portfolio of corporate filings and licenses.
- Creates and maintains corporate reporting, such as tracking employee training completion, contract status reports, and various reporting required by senior leadership.
- Serves as a content manager and owner of Legal and Compliance’s learning management platform. Helps create new training, sends out reminders, generates reports, and works with Corporate Programs to improve Performant’s enterprise training efforts.
- Assists in the creation, maintenance, and enforcement of Performant’s Legal and Compliance policies.
- Serves as Secretary for Performant’s Compliance Committee, taking minutes and tracking action items. The Corporate Paralegal also helps create the materials for the Compliance Committee.
- Performs other duties as required and assigned by Legal and Compliance staff.
- Develops and maintains strategic relationships with internal stakeholders, including the Finance, Information Security, and Human Resources teams.
Required Skills and Knowledge:
Required Skills and Knowledge:
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with a demonstrated ability to work closely and effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
- Strong critical thinking and reasoning skills, with the ability to quickly identify issues, and suggest practical and creative solutions.
- Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities and tight deadlines without sacrificing work-product quality.
- Experience using Office365, SharePoint, WestLaw Practical Law Connect, and DocuSign required. Familiarity with Thomson Reuters HighQ and Atlassian Jira platforms a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt to and learn new software and technologies.
- Good legal and regulatory research skills, and a working knowledge of healthcare reimbursement.
- Proficiency in legal terminology and familiarity with legal department matters.
- Proficiency in healthcare terminology and familiarity with healthcare payor-related matters.
- Demonstrates a positive attitude, collaborative approach to projects, and an innate desire to learn.
- Maintains strict confidentiality to sensitive information.
- Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate; Juris Doctor welcomed.
- Healthcare industry experience strongly preferred, with payor-side experience a plus.
- Minimum of three years of corporate in-house experience preferred; law firm experience also considered.
- Experience drafting, reviewing, and managing contracts.
- Experience managing corporate filings and licenses.
- Must submit to, and pass, a pre-hire criminal background check. Must not have any felony convictions, misdemeanors, or be listed on any state/federal debarment or exclusion lists.
- Ability to obtain and maintain client required clearances, as well as pass regular company background and/or drug screenings post-hire.
**NOTE: Must be able to meet requirements for and perform work assignments in accordance with Company policies and expectations on a home remote basis (and must meet Performant remote-worker requirements) until at which time staff may be notified and required to work from a Performant office location on an ad-hoc or periodic basis.
- Basic office equipment required to perform remote work is provided by the company.
- Job is performed in a standard busy office environment with moderate noise level (or may be home-office setting subject to Company approval and Teleworker Agreement), sits at a desk during scheduled shift, uses office phone or headset provided by the Company for calls, making outbound calls and answering inbound return calls using an office phone system; views a computer monitor, types on a keyboard and uses a mouse.
- Reads and comprehends information in electronic (computer) or paper form (written/printed).
- Sit/stand 8 or more hours per day; has the option to stand as needed while on calls; reach as needed to use office equipment.
- Consistently viewing a computer screen and types frequently, but not constantly, using a keyboard to update accounts.
- Consistently communicates on the phone as required primarily within the department and company and may include client contacts or other third-party depending on assignment with account holders, may dial manually when need or use dialer system; headset is also provided.
- Occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 10lbs.
Performant is a government contractor and subject to compliance with client contractual and regulatory requirements, including but not limited to, Drug Free Workplace, background requirements, and clearances (as applicable).
- Must submit to and pass pre-hire background check, as well as additional checks throughout employment.
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors, nor on state/federal debarment or exclusion lists.
- Must submit to and pass drug screen pre-employment (and throughout employment).
- Performant is a government contractor. Certain client assignments for this position requires submission to and successful outcome of additional background and/or clearances throughout employment with the Company.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people within this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
Employment VISA Sponsorship is not available for this position
Job Profile is subject to change at any time.
Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Our diversity makes Performant unique and strengthens us as an organization to help us better serve our clients. Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.