• Litigation Paralegal (Temp to Perm)

    Location US-NJ-Pennsauken
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Position ID
    2018-23104
    Category
    Legal/Policy
    Zip
    08109
  • Overview

    Paralegal / Litigation Paralegal - Temp to Perm


     


    BAYADA Home Health Care, one of the nation’s premier Home Health companies, continues to grow at an unprecedented rate! We are currently seeking an experienced Paralegal to join our Legal Services team located in Pennsauken, NJ.


     


    The ideal candidate will have experience working with litigation on the medical malpractice side.  Additional experience should include working in a corporate environment, preferably health care.  This role will have a large focus on litigation, but will also include generalist responsibilities and will require the ability to manage multiple and varied responsibilities.

    Responsibilities

    As a Paralegal with BAYADA, you will have diverse responsibilities and exposure to many different areas of the business, as you provide legal support to our offices nationwide. 


     


    Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



    • Understand and handle medical malpractice litigation, general liability, employment and wage and hour (class/collective action)

    • Review, negotiate and manage BAYADA offices leases, portfolio and business agreements, client contracts and service agreements

    • Maintain compliance database

    • Conduct federal and state specific legal research

    • Establish and maintain internal policies

    • Manage internal incident reporting processes, loss prevention and liability claims

    • Research answers to general legal inquiries and provide informed answers

    • Create educational materials and articles for the company bulletin

    • Perform other duties and special projects as requested


    As a member of the Legal Services team, you will provide support in all of the following areas: client-related incidents, goodwill reimbursements, compliance issues, leases, acquisitions, interpretation of criminal records, contracts, requests for medical records, I-9 forms, general legal questions or matters, and federal and state laws and regulations.

    Qualifications


    • Bachelor's Degree and Paralegal Certification required

    • Litigation experience required

    • Medical malpractice litigation experience strongly preferred

    • Prior experience in a corporate environment, preferably health care

    • Superior communication and customer service skills

    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently with little supervision

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office

    • The ability to work one day per week 11am to 7pm


    BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability.  Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader.  Apply now for immediate consideration.   EOE.


     


    Paralegal, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Employment Law


     


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    Posted Date

    5/23/2018

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