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Legal Secretary Needed in Modesto, CA
Maxim Healthcare Services • Modesto, CA
Posted 23 hours ago
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The Legal Secretary provides professional secretarial support to the professional staff of the Office of General Counsel (OGC). The incumbent also performs a wide variety of office functions such as typing correspondence including letters, memorandums, contracts and reports generated by various members of the OGC and assembles and distributes documents to ensure a smooth and efficient flow of work within the office.
Experience as a Legal Secretary or experience that has fostered the development of advanced secretarial skills within a healthcare organization or law office is required; the ability to perform intermediate level legal research and demonstration of proper formatting of contracts and other legal documents are required. This type of experience is typically acquired in two (2) years of progressive experience. Knowledge: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required as well as excellent knowledge of the English language, including correct use of spelling, grammar and punctuation. Thorough knowledge of legal research skills and understanding of distinctions among legal documents are required. Basic legal terminology is required. Knowledge of healthcare law is preferred. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the organization, functions, and policies and procedures of Sutter Health is also preferred. Special Skills/Equipment: Typing speed of 65 wpm is required, as well as the ability to transcribe from dictation equipment. Diplomacy and excellent guest relations in the face of atypical situations are required. Prior proficiency and comfort using a variety of computer software and computer e-mail systems are required, preferably Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook. Must possess ability to diplomatically investigate sensitive facts and detailed procedures. The candidate must demonstrate exceptional organizational skills and the ability to balance numerous priorities at a given time. Must be detail oriented, flexible, self-directed and be able to work with highly confidential information. The ability to work independently and establish workflow priorities with minimal supervision is required. Additionally, the candidate must be able to compose letters, draft memoranda, provide accuracy in proofing and editing documents and complete projects in a timely manner.
- Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
- Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
- 401(k) savings plan
- Awards and recognition programs