• Senior Legal Assistant, Roseville Medical Center

    Kaiser Permanente Roseville, CA 95678

    Job #2308623361

  • This role is located in the Rosevilel Medical Center and is not remote and is not hybrid. Candidates must live within a commutable distance.

    Provides comprehensive administrative support to one or more staff attorneys. Responsible for all support functions related to work load of case/claim files. Must scrupulously observe the confidentiality required to maintain the attorney-client and attorney-work product privilege applicable to the department. Works under general supervision.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Types letters, reports and legal briefs. Conducts data research and composes letters for attorney/manager approval. Responds to or drafts responses to correspondence based upon knowledge and research of subject matter.

    • Establishes, maintains, codes and closes legal files concerning professional liability and contract issues, all of a highly confidential nature.

    • Processes all vendor bills generated during litigation; reconciles all case costs for each legal file and resolves discrepancies.

    • Prepares a variety of special and recurring reports.

    • Maintains attorneys' calendars; makes travel arrangements; screens telephone calls, determines appropriate referral or resolves as appropriate.

    • Reviews, screens, and determines appropriate handling of attorneys' mail.

    • In attorneys' absence, ensures that all indicated legal matters are brought to the attention of appropriate staff members, or may handle personally, depending upon situation.

    • Represents the program in defending small claims actions through court appearances, and all preparation for same. Prepares arbitration work-ups, including research and supporting documentation for petitions to compel arbitration for all staff attorneys.

    • Reviews and assists other support staff in preparing their arbitration work-ups.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

    • Minimum five (5) years of secretarial/administrative or comparable experience.

    Education

    • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

    License, Certification, Registration

    • N/A

    Additional Requirements:

    • Strong customer service skills required to communicate effectively with all levels of management internal/external.

    • Proficient with Microsoft Office. Skills testing as appropriate.

    • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Three (3) years of legal office support experience.

    • Strong scheduling/calendar experience.

    • Associate's degree OR two (2) years' experience in a directly related job.

    COMPANY: KAISER

    TITLE: Senior Legal Assistant, Roseville Medical Center

    LOCATION: Roseville, California

    REQNUMBER: 1112308

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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