Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)
The Senior Paralegal is responsible for performing research on federal, state and local laws and regulations; drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and finalizing contracts; reviewing and editing external communications to program participants; and performing other tasks and responsibilities as requested by attorneys on the team. This role will have a high level of interaction and collaboration with attorneys and internal business partners.
- Graduation from an accredited two-year paralegal program or a Bachelor's Degree
- 5+ years of paralegal experience supporting legal research and contracting
- Strong verbal & written communication skills
- Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
- Ability to work efficiently in a face-paced environment with or without direct supervision and coordinate multiple projects
- Intermediate or greater proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
- Exposure to healthcare regulatory issues
- Intermediate or greater proficiency in Adobe and Microsoft PowerPoint
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Senior Legal Services Specialist, Legal specialist, paralegal, legal research, healthcare, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota