Administrative Intern

Children's National Medical Center - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)4.0


Litigation Legal Intern

Job Duties:
Generate and organize various legal documents
Receive and track third party subpoenas
Maintain litigation logs
Document review
Respond to and prepare discovery
Have the opportunity to attend depositions and trial when possible
Perform legal research
Assist with all elements of procurement of insurance for insurable risks and self-insured risks
Assist with Certificates of Insurance tracking
Work under the supervision of a licensed attorney
Job Qualifications
A 2L Law student with high energy
A self-starter who enjoys working in a team environment
An interest in litigation
Ideal candidates should have outstanding research and writing skills along with effective oral communication skills
Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by an attorney
Extremely conscious of meeting strict legal deadlines
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office, online legal research- Lexis (preferred) and/or Westlaw

Qualifications

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Student must be enrolled in an undergraduate or higher level degree program, and have completed at least one semester of classes. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Exceptions are made based upon qualifications and experience. (Required)

Functional Accountabilities

Communications
1. Work and communicate with internal and external customers and staff to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner
2. Express information to individuals or groups effectively , whether verbal or written in a clear , convincing and organized manner .
3. Listen to others and respond appropriately .
4. Make an effort to follow policy and cooperate with supervisors.
5. Refer non-standard questions and problems to higher levels.

Support
1. Use resources and equipment needed to perform each task.
2. Use established filing and data systems, functions, and/or procedures.

Safety
1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Organizational Commitment/Identification

1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication

1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety

1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance