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Paralegal

North Carolina Medical Board
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Posted Nov 12
Full Time
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North Carolina Medical Board is currently seeking a Paralegal to join their team in their Raleigh, NC location.

General Summary:

Under the general direction of the Director of Legal Department Operations, supports attorneys and performs general and legal specialized duties related to legal department functions.

What You’ll Do:

Work in conjunction with Board Attorneys on assigned caseload, including prosecuting disciplinary cases

Provide additional case analyzation, investigation, and research

Draft and execute discovery, pleadings, Board action letters and other documents for review by Board Attorneys

Organize and summarize medical records and investigative records

Obtain and prepare expert witnesses for depositions and hearings

Locate and prepare non-expert witnesses for depositions and hearings

Communicate with opposing counsel regarding coordination of discovery and scheduling, providing investigative documents, service of drafts and executed copies of correspondence, legal documents and pleadings, service of hearing documents, and case updates

Communicate with licensees of the Board regarding coordination of discovery and scheduling, providing investigative documents, service of drafts and executed copies of correspondence, legal documents and pleadings, service of hearing documents, and case updates

Prepare for depositions by scheduling, locating and securing court reporters and videographers, securing locations, drafting notices, preparing exhibits, documents, and copies, and assisting Board Attorneys as otherwise identified

Prepare for, attend, and assist in depositions and hearings as assigned by manager

Maintain docketing and tracking system for internal and external deadlines in disciplinary and ancillary matters and data entry into internal computer management program(s)

Set up and maintain tangible and digital files and operate standard office equipment

Draft, format and proofread correspondence and legal documents

Perform administrative functions such as maintain calendars, coordinate appointments, schedule travel arrangements, answer incoming calls, create, and submit expense reports for self and Board Attorneys, copying/scanning/faxing and mail preparation and distribution

Handle and maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive documents and information

Manage and complete multiple tasks under tight deadlines

Follow through to ensure deadlines are met

Reprioritize workload and tasks appropriately with the assistance of manager

All other duties assigned by director

Our Ideal Candidate:

Education and Experience

Associate degree from an NC State Bar Qualified Paralegal Program; 4-year college degree preferred

North Carolina State Bar Paralegal certification

3+ years of work experience as a paralegal

**Skills And Abilities

** Proficient with Microsoft office software; working knowledge of database systems

Must be detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills

Ability to multi-task, oversee multiple on-going projects and work independently

Excellent customer service skills

Effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interface with personnel at all levels with a professional demeanor

Effectively work as a team member of the Legal Department

Civil litigation experience, including assisting in trials and trial preparations, depositions, and hearings preferred

Knowledge of medical records and terminology is preferred

Notary public preferred

What We Offer:

Competitive salary and benefits package

To Apply:

Please submit your resume via the “APPLY NOW” button

Equal Opportunity Employer