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Real Estate/Construction Paralegal

Requisition #:  27627     
Name of Location:   Office Park (1711)
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides contract process management and functional support to the Legal department in connection with construction and other real estate-related matters and to promote a legally compliant environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Paralegal or equivalent

EXPERIENCE*

  • 3 years of real estate and/or construction experience in a law office or internal legal department

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Bachelor’s degree 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Knowledge of and ability to do legal research and draft/review legal documents
  • Familiarity with and understanding of legal concepts relevant to real estate and/or the construction industry or to an in-hour corporate legal practice
  • Ability to read and interpret surveys is preferred
  • Knowledge or and ability to do legal research and draft/review legal documents, including construction contracts, real estate purchase and sale agreements and related documents, and leases
  • Must be organized and excellent at written and verbal communication
  • All-around computer skills and proficiency
  • Demonstrated exercise of sound judgment and solutions orientation
  • Must type a minimum of 50 error-free words per minute

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Drafts, reviews, edits, and assembles construction contracts, design agreements, real estate documents, closing statements and checklists, easements and leases prior to review by Attorneys and Insurance Manager.
  2. Conduct due diligence review in connection with real estate acquisitions and coordinate closings as required.
  3. Responds to requests or questions related to contract content, when appropriate.
  4. Manages and maintains clause and template libraries.
  5. Drafts and reviews contracts.
  6. Provides instruction related to navigation of the contract management system.
  7. Researches and reviews statutory, regulatory, and case law utilizing computerized research capabilities and law libraries.
  8. Assists with review and drafting of policies, procedures, and legal correspondence.
  9. Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of legal services.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1711 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Legal/Compliance - Legal

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 13 consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Pediatric, Healthcare