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Paralegal Litigation - Risk Management Claims

Company: Peace Health
Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Paralegal Litigation - Risk Management Claims for a Full Time, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $31.18, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

Performs paralegal duties in civil litigation associated with tort claims, breach of contract, and equitable claims for employment claw, personal injury, battery, negligence, defamation, fraud, professional liability, health law, and medical malpractice. Professional liability and medical malpractice defense will be the primary areas of work focus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Completes legal research as request by internal and external customers, including internet and other forms of computerized research. * Prepares, organizes and files documents. * Conducts research on document searches and other factual research. * Coordinates work with key stakeholders as appropriate. * Develops factual and clinical timelines of cases. * Prepares witness and matter materials for case preparation. * Organizes relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation. * Prepares for and attends depositions. * Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

* Bachelor's degree as an RN or other healthcare related field 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 practice as an RN and/or paralegal with specialized healthcare litigation 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.

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

* Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time. * Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less. * Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. * Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).

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.

Keywords: Peace Health, Vancouver , Paralegal Litigation - Risk Management Claims, Other , vancouver, Washington

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