Mount Sinai Careers

Paralegal

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System

 

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!


What you'll do:


The Paralegal performs legal research, analyzes legal opinions and/or prepares legal documents. Drafts affidavits, contracts and other legal documents and reviews documents and ensures the confidentiality of privileged materials and information.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Collaborates in the conduction of legal research to determine the applicability of statutes, case law, rules and regulations to organizational matters.
2. Analyzes legal opinions and administrative or court rulings that may impact the organization.
3. Reviews documents for compliance with procedural requirements.
4. Prepares draft and final letters, memoranda, affidavits, contracts, resolutions and other legal documents.
5. Performs routine processing of legal documents.
6. Maintains confidential and privileged information and materials provided or disclosed in the course of work.
7. Maintains legal document files.
8. Other duties as assigned.


What you'll bring:


Education:
Associate’s degree in paralegal studies from an accredited school of paralegal training

Experience:
Two years in a legal office environment.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Excellent presentation skills
Knowledge of Westlaw or Lexis legal research system
Demonstrated ability to analyze factual situations, apply legal principles and perform legal research

 

 

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 

 

Who We Are:

 

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans