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Job Title: Legal Assistant
Job Number: DOH8006
Organization: Washington State Department of Health
Posted: 3/18/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care Administration
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tumwater,  WA    USA
Compensation: $3,454.00 - $4,968.00 Monthly
Position Description: Make a difference This Legal Assistant position provides senior-level legal support to OILS staff attorneys and paralegals in providing disciplinary and professional legal services to the agency. This position is responsible for complex legal support for staff attorneys, case managers, and paralegals relating to the disciplinary process. This position provides legal assistance that supports critical legal services for high- priority, time sensitive cases involving patient harm. The Legal Assistant collaborates with case managers, investigators, the legal management team, staff attorneys, assistant attorneys general, compliance officers, legal assistant staff, and paralegals to effectively carry out disciplinary services. Some of what you’ll do Format disciplinary documents, draft and assemble the appropriate supporting documents, distribute disciplinary documents for signature, and process said documents for service, or for health law judge/review officer signature. Receive, review, and assess incoming documents via email, fax, and mail. Calendar scheduled hearing dates in Outlook for staff attorneys and paralegals. Schedule settlement conferences; coordinate schedules with staff attorney, assistant attorneys general, opposing counsel and/or respondent, and/or board or commission members. Facilitate meetings with staff attorneys, paralegals, case managers, investigators, and assistant attorneys general to project timelines for filing and service of summary motions. Facilitate requests for assistant attorneys general service. Coordinate, monitor, maintain, and update enforcement database by opening, closing, and maintaining disciplinary files and consulting with internal database users to resolve their technical problems.

Qualifications: To enter at the Legal Assistant 2, In- Training level: Option 1: High School diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of experience in a legal environment supporting an attorney, administrative law judge(s), industrial insurance appeals judge(s), review judge(s) or equivalent, such as general clerical, customer service, reception/administrative support, office management, operations, or forms and records management. OR Option 2: One (1) year as a Legal Assistant 1. OR Option 3: A two-year degree in Legal Secretary Studies, Paralegal Studies, or related field plus one (1) year of legal office experience or equivalent, such as general clerical, customer service, reception/administrative support, office management, operations, or forms and records management. To enter at the Legal Assistant 3 level: Option 1: Four (4) years of experience in a legal environment supporting an attorney, administrative law judge(s), review judge(s) or equivalent, such as a judicial or quasi- judicial office. OR Option 2: One (1) year as a Legal Assistant 2. OR Option 3: A two-year degree in Legal Secretary Studies, Paralegal Studies, or related field of study plus two (2) years of legal office experience or equivalent, such as judicial and quasi-judicial office(s).

Organization Description: Join the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to safeguarding public health. As a frontline defender of our communities, DOH collaborates with partners around the clock to impact the lives of every Washingtonian and visitor. We’re not just an organization; we’re a catalyst for change, guided by our core values of Equity, Innovation, and Engagement. Our Transformational Plan for the future of Washington’s health is in motion, and we invite you to make a meaningful impact on the well-being of the state by joining us in this exciting journey. Your work at DOH truly matters.

Closing Date: 6/18/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kristina Cox,  Legal Assistant
Contact Location: 101 Israel Rd SE
Twn Cntr 1
Tumwater   WA  98501
United States
Contact Location: 101 Israel Rd SE
  Twn Cntr 1
  Tumwater   WA  98501
  United States
Contact Phone: 3602364152 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: Kristina.Cox@doh.wa.gov
Web Address: 101 Israel Rd SE
How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washingt on/doh/jobs/4433767/legal-assistant-2-3-in- training-la-2-3-doh8006? sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOppor tunitiesJobs

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