Providence Health & Services Paralegal in Renton, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Paralegal to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Paralegal to Provide a variety of paralegal services for the Labor and Employment Counsel team, and other executives and internal customers. Works collaboratively with other support staff to ensure efficient, streamlined and integrated approach to labor/employment legal services and HR consulting services.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Creation of support materials for collective bargaining, including binders, redlined contracts, and archival of all materials.

  • Complete legal research as requested by internal and external customers, including Internet and other forms of computerized research.

  • Drafting of form contracts and policies.

  • Draft responses to employee complaints before administrative agencies (EEOC, BOLI, Human Rights Commission, NLRB) and oversee human resources professionals in gathering information in response to agency requests.

  • Review and suggest revisions to legal pleadings, briefs, and memoranda prior to filing and/or distribution

  • Communicate directly and through correspondence with high level internal and external customers, i.e., CEO, Board members, President, Vice Presidents, etc.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • A paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program, or a certificate from a paralegal program at, or a degree from, an accredited secondary institution which requires at least 24 semester units in law-related courses. Equivalent experience may be substituted for education.

  • 5 years’ experience as a paralegal or legal assistant in a corporate or firm environment.

  • 2 years’ experience with labor and/or employment law.

  • Ability to work independently with minimum direction, strong communication, organization, and writing skills.

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and determine the urgency and importance of tasks and employ open and direct communication and teamwork to complete the tasks.

  • Ability to work with others and to work in a team approach for specified projects.

  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in performance of duties, including contract drafting.

  • High level of computer aptitude; proficient in Word and the Microsoft Office suite of applications.

  • knowledgeable or experience with SharePoint.

  • skillful in Internet and other on-line information services and retrieval, including Westlaw.

Preferred qualifications for this position include :

  • A Bachelor’s Degree

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Audit / Legal / Risk

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 190072