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Paralegal, Healthcare Regulatory and Commercial



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San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Who We Are:

SmithRx is a rapidly growing, venture-backed Health-Tech company. Our mission is to disrupt the expensive and inefficient Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) sector by building a next-generation drug acquisition platform driven by cutting edge technology, innovative cost saving tools, and best-in-class customer service. With hundreds of thousands of members onboarded since 2016, SmithRx has a solution that is resonating with clients all across the country.

We pride ourselves for our mission-driven and collaborative culture that inspires our employees to do their best work. We believe that the U.S healthcare system is in need of transformation, and we come to work each day dedicated to making that change a reality. At our core, we are guided by our company values:

  • Integrity: Do the right thing. Especially when it’s hard.
  • Courage: Embrace the challenge.
  • Together: Build bridges and lift up your colleagues.

Job Summary:

SmithRx is looking for a Healthcare Regulatory and Commercial Paralegal who will assist in drafting and reviewing SmithRx’s commercial contracts, and tracking federal and state laws and regulations in the dynamic and rapidly changing PBM industry. You will assist in maintaining SmithRx’s required licenses and responding to regulator inquiries. You will work collaboratively with cross-functional partners to support the business as it scales. You will have the opportunity to work on other legal matters as needed as part of a lean, efficient legal organization. Top candidates will have experience working on healthcare regulatory matters, in particular those affecting the pharmaceutical industry.

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with and build cross-functional relationships with various SmithRx teams, including the Clinical Strategy, Customer Success, and Revenue teams
  • Work with the Revenue team and Commercial Counsel to draft, and review commercial agreements such as SaaS, consultant, and nondisclosure agreements in accordance with established guidelines
  • Coordinate tracking and execution of agreements using DocuSign
  • Help build and maintain contract life-cycle management procedures and systems
  • Maintain and improve the organization and storage of SmithRx’s agreements in Box
  • Support SmithRx's regulatory compliance posture with various federal and state government regulatory agencies, including reviewing and helping maintain SmithRx's licensing status, assisting in the preparation and submission of periodic required regulatory filings, and assisting in the preparation of responses to regulator inquiries as necessary
  • Research and track new and existing federal and state laws and regulations applicable to SmithRx's products and services
  • Assist in reviewing, revising and organizing internal policies and guidance for the business relating to compliance with applicable healthcare laws and regulations
  • Effectively prioritize and manage additional ad-hoc requests and responsibilities across a spectrum of complex business, legal, and strategic issues

What you will bring to SmithRx:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; Paralegal certificate preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of paralegal experience; Experience working on regulatory matters preferred
  • Contract management and review experience
  • Experience working with Google Suite (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets), Microsoft (Word, Excel), DocuSign, and Box
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to effectively collaborate and negotiate with internal stakeholders
  • Quick learner who can adapt to a fast-paced, high-growth environment and can navigate complex cross-functional situations
  • Works well under pressure, with regular prioritization and timely and transparent communication
  • Has an interest and passion for improving access to convenient and affordable healthcare

Bonus points:

  • In-house experience, especially experience at a start-up
  • Experience in the healthcare space and familiarity with healthcare laws/regulations; (experience with pharmacy benefits is a strong plus)
  • Located in Bay Area preferred

What SmithRx Offers You:

  • Highly competitive wellness benefits including Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Discretionary Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Wellness Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Well-stocked kitchen in office locations
  • Professional development and training opportunities

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