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Litigation Paralegal

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Litigation Paralegal for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 178831

 

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
1.    Completes legal research as request by internal and external customers, including internet and other forms of computerized research.
2.    Prepares, organizes and files documents.
3.    Conducts research on document searches and other factual research.
4.    Coordinates work with key stakeholders as appropriate.
5.    Develops factual and clinical timelines of cases.
6.    Prepares witness and matter materials for case preparation.
7.    Organizes relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation.
8.    Prepares for and attends depositions.
9.    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.
 

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Vancouver, Shared Services Center (802)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Required Certifications/Licensure: None

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Vancouver || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Risk Management & Quality || Full Time || RISK MANAGEMENT


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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