Medfax

Paralegal/Legal Research Assistant

US-GA-Johns Creek
4 months ago
ID
2017-1022
# of Openings
1
Category
Legal

Overview

Our mission is to be the world’s single, most trusted source of truth regarding healthcare institutions, providers, pharmaceuticals and devices to improve outcomes through transparency and accountability.

 

We believe access to accurate, complete information is at the center of healthcare.  MedFax continually ingests data from more than 10,000 sources, creating the first truly validated, trustworthy, actionable tool for the healthcare industry to understand and leverage data in real-time. 

 

About this Opportunity

MedFax is an exciting company looking for a dynamic Paralegal/Legal Research Assistant in the Content Development Department, with a focus in the area of legal research and analysis. You will work with our in-house attorney to develop and expand components of our database that deal with legal issues. Primary responsibilities include legal research and writing, organizing and analyzing legal and medical datasets, and preparing legal information for inclusion in our reporting system.  

Responsibilities

  • Basic understanding of state and federal court systems
  • Familiarity with legal terminology
  • The ability to read and summarize legal documents
  • Experience with computers and basic office software, including Word and Excel.
  • Experience in using online legal research tools
  • Understanding of medical and pharmaceutical terminology a plus
  • Understanding of database technology and terminology also a plus

Qualifications

  • The abilityto learn and develop new skills quickly
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Computer literate
  • Healthcare experience a plus
  • Detail oriented & good time management skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal & written)
  • Experience as a legal research assistant

 

Education requirements

  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Paralegal certification

This is a temp-to-perm role and salary depends on education and experience. Please submit resume for further consideration.

 

MedFax provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, citizenship, veteran’s status, age, disability status, genetics or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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