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Health Care & Medicine
Contract Review Specialist
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Job Description



Minimum Education
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) 

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Paralegal certificate. Preferred J.D., (bar admission is not a requirement).

Functional Accountabilities

Document and Contract Support

  1. Support the Children's National legal team in providing training to internal clients on relevant legal issues/good contracting practice.
  2. Provide initial review of contracts as assigned.
  3. Assist in the negotiation process for contracts as assigned.
  4. Create template agreements as well as contract education tools for Children's National.
  5. Provide support and escalate to Contract Managing Counsel as necessary.
  6. Utilizing project management skills to implement process improvement for the contract process.
  7. Communicate and perform cross functionality by working closely with legal, purchasing, grants and contracts, finance and other business functions.
  8. Other projects and matters as assigned.
  1. Conduct legal research as assigned.
  2. Assist in the research, planning and preparation of education sessions and presentations.
  3. Assist with creation of education materials and templates for internal and external use.
Administrative Tasks
  1. Provide some administrative duties which may include preparation of expense reports, calendar, travel arrangements, and other administrative tasks as needed.
  2. Support of Legal/Compliance/Risk on the Intranet (SharePoint), development of survey tools, and other tasks as needed.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.