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Senior Paralegal

Job ID: 7287
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Sr. Paralegal for a Full Time, Day position. 

JOB SUMMARY:

Main focus for this role is Employment law /Torts and litigation support.   Provide contract administration for PeaceHealth internal customers and relate extensively with external contracting parties, which could include physicians, third party payors, and vendors.  Provide support for senior leaders within the department in planning, coordinating, organizing and communication efforts to ensure daily effectiveness.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Completes legal research as requested by internal and external customers, including internet and other forms of computerized research.

2. Leads and facilitates regular legal team meetings to manage workflow for the department.

3. Coordinates contracts within the department, manages contract development and review, drafts form physician contracts and other selected contracts.

4. Acts as coordinator for operational planning within the department.

5. Coordinates work with key stakeholders as appropriate.

6. Ensures that contracts are prepared, executed, maintained, and renewed in compliance with the PeaceHealth contract policies.

7. Provides guidance, training and support to other paralegals in the department.

8. Provides Notary Public services.

9. Perform work in Commercial litigation as well as specializing in Employment law. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree and completion of an accredited paralegal training program or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:  

  • Minimum of five years of paralegal experience in a corporate law practice or equivalent experience in a private law setting.
  • Experience in Employment law/Torts.
  • Litigation support experience. 

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Proficient in MS Office applications, with an emphasis in Word, Excel and Access databases
  • Experience with online information services and retrieval.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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