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Senior Paralegal

At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary
Under the supervision of an attorney and within the parameters of accepted standards of legal ethics, the Senior Paralegal will be responsible for providing advanced paralegal support to attorneys in the Legal Department. The Senior Paralegal may engage in some legal research and independently manages a number of paralegal tasks in their assigned areas This position typically reports to an attorney in the Memorial Hermann Legal Department.

Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to professionally liaison between corporate counsel, other business units and external contacts in furtherance of the required legal assignments.

Job Description


Education: Associate’s degree required or equivalent professional paralegal or legal assistant experience in lieu of degree. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Licenses/Certifications: Certified Paralegal Credential preferred

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Eight (8) years of paralegal or relevant legal assistant experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with health professionals at all levels to achieve established goals.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Discretion, sound judgment, tact and when appropriate confidentiality in all communications.
  • Must be able to operate independently, as well as on a team, while understanding which issues must be handled by an attorney representing Memorial Hermann.
  • Ability to proactively identify and analyze issues, recommend solutions and deliver results.
  • Computer proficiency and detail orientation.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; meets Memorial Hermann values through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann


  • Liaison between legal counsel, other business units and external contacts to coordinate and expedite on legal matters to ensure related documents are prepared and executed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining best practices for tracking and reporting relevant data and processing legal documents in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Independently manage a variety of projects pertaining to routine legal operations, including researching, investigating, drafting, preparing, filing, organizing, and distributing legal documents.
  • Attendance at meetings for activities related to primary accountabilities.
  • Responsible and discrete handling of extremely sensitive confidential and attorney-client privileged information.
  • Responsible for managing a variety of paralegal duties associated with assigned focus area, which could include Transactional, Clinical Operations/ Litigation or Regulatory/ Employment law.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Ensure safe care to patients, staff and visitors.
  • Adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
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