Paralegal

  • Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
  • Rochester, MN, USA
  • Oct 12, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

You bring unique insight into the experiences of so many patients, colleagues and members of our community. At Mayo Clinic, our diverse workforce encompasses more viewpoints, thoughts, and ideas to help solve the many challenges of today's health care environment.

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

The Paralegal provides guidance and assistance to physicians, allied health staff, attorneys and other parties, internally and externally, with respect to general legal matters affecting the Mayo system. The Paralegal is responsible for managing a large and diversified workload in support of attorneys and clients that requires strong decision-making capabilities, a high level of independent judgment and a good understanding of the organization and its business needs. The specific duties of the Paralegal may vary depending on department needs. Under general direction, the Paralegal completes work at an advanced level with most work requiring limited attorney revision. Duties include either professional liability claims and litigation, internal employment and compliance investigations, government investigations, and general health law; or corporate transactional work, contract management, real property, and immigration work. Additional duties include conducting research, investigating facts, conflict resolution, and performing other duties as needed.

*This position is a combination of remote and onsite support work. Individual must live within driving distance to one of the Mayo Clinic sites.

**Cover letter and Resume are required for application consideration. Requires a four year degree and a paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA) certified program or a Bachelor’s degree from an ABA approved paralegal educational program. Must demonstrate solid knowledge in one or more areas of law and its processes. Requires 3 years of prior paralegal, relevant legal experience or other related experience or a J.D. Must demonstrate solid knowledge of the law and its processes. Must possess a good command of the English language, excellent writing and communication skills, and the ability to relate well to people. Must be able to communicate effectively in person, by telephone, and in writing to individuals from within and without the institution. Requires computer and word processing skills (Word, Word Perfect, and database programs.) Must possess good problem-solving abilities and exhibit tact in dealing with lawyers, patients, physicians, administration and employees. Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.