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Bon Secours Mercy Health Paralegal (Nonexempt) in Greenville, South Carolina

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours Mercy Health!

SUMMARY

As a member of the BSMH Legal Network, Paralegal, working directly with attorneys, performs a variety of the team’s essential duties including, but not limited to management of assigned legal matters for a specific market, support service or entity. Has effective organizational, planning, problem solving, multitasking, technology, analytical, judgment, and administrative skills. Supports 1-3 attorneys, including Assistant General Counsel. This position will produce work of a legal nature, utilizing knowledge and expertise regarding the legal system and substantive and procedural law and the ethical considerations of the legal profession. Interfaces with operational and/or support services leadership and both internal and external clients. Paralegal will primarily work with Greenville Market General Counsel (Assistant General Counsel) to support the legal needs of the Greenville Market (Bon Secours St. Francis).

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinate and monitor activities to triage work to appropriate person(s).

  • Responsible for review and drafting of agreements, correspondence, memoranda, policies or other communications for assigned legal matters.

  • Investigate the facts, gather and arrange requested documents for attorney needs and provide summaries.

  • Review appropriate correspondence queues, taking appropriate action and documenting the account accordingly.

  • Maintain a repository of templates for various types of documents and contracts.

  • Organize and maintain documents in a paper or electronic filing systems including Meditract and I-Manage.

  • Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles.

  • Completes six (6) hours of continuing legal education or other applicable education on an annual basis. Education may pertain to a particular practice area/subject matter or may be geared to general professional development. Education may be completed via seminar, webinar, internal attorney education, outside attorney/law firm education.

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

Required Minimum Education:

  • Associate’s Degree*

  • Specialty/Major- Paralegal Studies or Related Field (*prior Paralegal experience may be substituted for education)

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree *

  • Specialty/Major- Paralegal Studies or Degree in Related Field / Paralegal Certificate (*prior Paralegal experience may be substituted for education)

☒ Combination of post-secondary education and experience in lieu of a degree.

LICENSURE

Licensure/Certification Preferred:

  • Paralegal Certificate or Degree (*prior Paralegal experience may be substituted for education)

  • Notary Public License

EXPERIENCE

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience required.

OTHER

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Trustworthy – works with confidential and/or complex material. Uncompromising use of discretion and commitment to confidentiality.

  • Highly professional – interacts with other internal/external customers who include Shared Services Executives, Local Market Executives, external counsel, consultants, etc. to facilitate desired client outcomes.

  • Customer Orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.;

  • Proactive – anticipates problems and issues and exercises independent judgment to make sound, justifiable decisions, and takes action in solving problems, while knowing when and to whom to escalate issues.

  • Clear communicator – demonstrates excellent communication skills with the ability to explain and implement complicated material both orally and in writing.

  • Technical skills – advanced skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other windows-based applications. Organized – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources;

  • Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources.

  • Sound use of judgment and ability to work independently with initiative; sound decision-making skills. Uncompromising use of discretion and commitment to confidentiality.

  • Tactical execution – assist in monitoring operational processes and making recommendations for changes/adjustments as needed during the implementation or change to new products or processes

  • Time management planning and organizational skills and the ability to work under pressures of deadlines and established priorities.

Bon Secours Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)

Department:

SS Legal - Administration

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia , which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com .

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