Starnes Davis Florie LLP
Birmingham, AL, United States
Civil litigation defense firm is looking for someone who is self-sufficient and able to handle an extremely heavy litigation desk. Expert knowledge of court calendaring and filing, drafting and editing motions, transcription, and finalizing discovery and pleadings, etc. Candidate must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to professionally interact with clients, attorneys, and staff.
Provide direct support for 3 to 4 Attorneys
Prepare, format, edit, and review legal documents, including state and federal briefs
Draft and type various types of documents, including correspondence/e-mails; proofread all work, including reading documents for content and context.
Handle filing of pleadings and discoveries
Communicate and interface with clients
Assist attorney with accurate, daily entering of time into the accounting timekeeping program.
Schedule/calendar appointments such as client meetings; coordinating attorney calendar with other attorneys within the Firm, and reminding attorney of various meetings, appointments, etc.
Coordinate travel arrangements as necessary, including transportation, automobile rentals and hotel reservations. Prepare and submit proper expense reports within guidelines of firm travel policies
Organize and schedule small and large meetings in person and/or via conference calls which may include arranging for conference rooms and meals
Performing other related duties required based upon the unique practice of the attorney, such as, but not limited to, practice development initiatives and committee projects and responsibilities
Assisting as backup secretary for other timekeepers when necessary. Assisting other secretaries with overflow work
Qualifications and Skills:
Minimum of five years of experience working in a litigation law firm
Experience with e-Filing in both State and Federal Courts
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe
Ability to create and edit briefs, including citations, Table of Contents, and Table of Authorities
Ability to organize and prioritize workload and use own judgment in decision making on how to adequately and efficiently meet all deadlines
A professional manner with clients, attorneys, paralegals and other staff members
Ability to make productive use of working hours and exhibit strong time and priority management skills
Above average skills required on typing (70 wpm); dictation transcription (70 wpm); spelling; sentence structure; proofreading and punctuation
Reliable, flexible and able to work with attorneys who have a variety of different working styles and requests
Ability to work under pressure and be flexible to work overtime when necessary
Collaborative and helpful, and able to embrace the challenge of helping others to complete projects as a team
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with extreme attention to detail and ability to prioritize quickly
Competitive Compensation and benefits package offered. Equal Opportunity Employer. Criminal History Background Check Required.
UC Davis Health Systems
Sacramento, CA 94203, United States
UC Davis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.
Job Title: Clinic Manager
Department Description The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offers a wealth of opportunities for students and faculty for clinical and research applications in all aspects of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.
Salary Range : $2636.00 to $4751.20 Salary Frequency : Bi-weekly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Behavioral Health Center City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
Successful work experience in new program start-up and general organizational development, consultation, management of group dynamics, and management development in relation to facilitating effective organizational and operational change in a behavioral health care environment. In particular, demonstration of a high degree and level of expertise in communications and interpersonal skills (conflict resolution and coalition building)
Knowledge of business management principles; and of budget control and accounting principles, including capital budgeting, cost accounting, professional and patient billing, contract administration
Skills in strategic planning and systems management
Experience in mental health care delivery system development and implementatio
Provider relations and practice management experience in a mental health managed care environment
Professional training in the behavioral health care field in a managed care environment
Ability to integrate the understanding of UCD/UCDHS' mission, commitments and projects within a service-oriented health care environment. Ability to incorporate knowledge of JCAHO and Title 22 rules and regulations to assure that clinic programs and operations are in compliance.
Strong leadership and management skills to provide planning, coordination and direction to departmental staff, and to propose innovative solutions to management problems
Personnel management skills to include developing position descriptions, recruiting, interviewing, selecting, training, evaluating and disciplining others
Experience in negotiating, contracting, and/or alternative health care reimbursement and delivery system
Marketing and/or public relations experience
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
The Clinic Manager (Payroll Title: Community Health Program Assistant Chief) has responsibility for the management of the Department of Psychiatry's clinical practice. It is the role of the Manager to balance the requirements of the academic department and the clinical practice to meet the common needs of the School of Medicine and the Health System.
Dallas, TX 75201, United States
Job Title: Workers Compensation Field Inspector (Field Underwriter)
Job Number: 17-009 Location:
At NCCI Holdings, Inc., we realize our greatest asset is our team of more than 900 professionals working together every day to make our company the leading provider of workers compensation insurance data and research information. Read on to learn about the requirements for this opening. This is a home-based field role in Dallas, Texas Metro area Position requires 80% travel, which will include frequent overnight stays. Territory is North Texas, the State of Oklahoma & part of Southern Kansas.
Job Purpose: Conducts field inspection services to ensure that the workers’ compensation classification system has been applied correctly at the discrete employer level to arrive at the most appropriate premium for a policy and consistency in application for the system. Provides comprehensive technical expertise in the classification system and participates and testifies as an expert witness in support of the Classification System at administrative, non-judicial, or judicial proceedings.
Major Duties: Reviews, selects and prioritizes inspection assignments and schedules inspection appointments. Performs physical inspections by conducting background research on the insured and operations, including reviewing policy details, current classifications, Basic and Scopes Manuals, and any other preparation necessary, such as a list of exception questions, to conduct the physical inspection. Coordinates with any additional external parties as necessary. Develops questionnaire for the physical inspection. Updates all information and metadata in the inspection system. Performs physical inspections of insured operations for the Classification Quality Assurance program or customer requests and then complete the classification inspection report. Travels to the various locations of the insured. Analyzes and identifies issues as it relates to the classification codes based on observations and inspection reports. Reviews and responds to inspection correspondence. Reviews and resolves classification inspection disputes. Serves as the regional expert or resource in classification issues and general industry trends. Assists NCCI staff and regulators with classification issues and provides assistance and testimony in classification code appeals and in support of classification code analysis. Reviews and researches manual, databases on classification system. Responsible for other duties as assigned to include special projects. Required Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years insurance experience in premium audit conducting field audits, classification inspections, audit review, underwriting and/or other relevant field role with 2 or more years in workers compensation experience. In lieu of a degree, High School Diploma/GED and 6 or more years insurance experience in premium audit conducting field audits, classification inspections, audit review, underwriting and/or other relevant field role including 4 or more years workers compensation experience is required. Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of proper audit techniques and standards of audits/inspections. Demonstrated knowledge of compensation infrastructure to include Basic Manual, Scopes Manual, and Classification system. Strong analytical and interpretive skills are needed in order to appropriately determine and assign classification codes based on physical inspection and understanding of insured’s operations. Proficiency with technology including Microsoft based PC environments, tools, and scheduling applications and spreadsheets. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, time management and project management skills. Ability to provide expert testimony at administrative and judicial hearings.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Professional insurance designation is preferred in Associate in Underwriting (AU); Associate in Premium Audit (APA); or CPCU. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and a superior benefits package. We require a drug screen and background check.
EEO/Smoke Free environment
Key words: premium audit, field audit, workers compensation insurance, workers compensation underwriting, underwriter, classification inspection, audit review, premium auditor, field inspection, classification field inspection, inspector
Northwest Evaluation Association
Job# : 1105902
Employment Type : Full Time Regular
Category : Professional Development Services, FT
Job Title : Sr Manager, Professional Services
Location : Home-Based-US
NWEA has an exciting new opening for Senior Manager, Professional Development Services . If you have a background in K-12 education and professional learning, demonstrated leadership capabilities and a passion for coaching others, this could be the ideal opportunity for you! NWEA offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and career growth opportunities. While this position can be located anywhere working remotely, strong preference will be given to candidates who live in or can relocate to the Portland, OR metro area.
Founded by educations nearly 40 years ago, NWEA™ is a global not-for-profit educational service organization known for our flagship interim assessment, Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®). More than 7,600 partners in U.S. schools, school districts, education agencies, and international schools trust us to offer pre-kindergarten through grade 12 assessments that accurately measure student growth and learning needs, professional development that fosters educators’ ability to accelerate student learning, and research that supports assessment validity and data interpretation. To better inform instruction and maximize every learner’s academic growth, educators currently use NWEA assessments with nearly eight million students.
Position summary The Senior Manager of Professional Development Services reports to the Vice President of Professional Development and is responsible for providing leadership to the partner-facing delivery team of NWEA professional learning products and services. The Professional Development Services team is dedicated to facilitating learning experiences that enhance individual knowledge and build organizational capacity to improve student learning. This position works closely with other members of the Professional Development leadership team, members of the Professional Development regional teams and other decision-makers across the organization, in the creation, development, and deployment of professional development strategies and tactical plans that further the mission and goals of NWEA. The Senior Manager is responsible for leadership to a team comprised of both full-time and part-time Professional Development Consultants. In this role, the Senior Manager of Professional Development Services must foster a team culture that is conducive to promoting high quality professional learning and growth for all NWEA Professional Development Services team members.
• Provide high-level vision and support to regional teams to deliver on organizational expectations, including business results, quality and organizational values. • Act as a point of escalation for assigned regional teams. While regional Professional Development teams manage day-to-day workflow, the Senior Manager is available to the regional teams to support ongoing learning and improvement, problem-solving, and conflict resolution. The Senior Manager may act as a proxy for the regional team(s) as needed. • Provide leadership, support and ongoing coaching for direct reports in their delivery, professional learning and engagement in regional teams’ continuous improvement efforts; leverage data dialogues and performance coaching tools to encourage a culture of continuous improvement for all direct reports. Provide coaching and support to direct reports in goal setting, individualized professional learning and career development. • Along with other members of the Professional Development leadership team, provide overall vision and annual goals for the PD Services team; ensure alignment with organizational goals. • Utilize quantitative and qualitative team data to provide input into annual staff professional learning plan; ensure centrally developed staff professional learning is implemented in assigned region(s). Support regional teams and individuals in prioritizing and completing professional learning at the regional team and individual level as needed. • Continuously advocate for resources and tools that will strengthen Professional Development in the future, and play an active role in their implementation. These resources could include staff professional learning, new processes/systems, additional human resources and more. • Represent Professional Development Services with other members of Partner Services and Partner Accounts leadership; appropriately use advocacy and influence to achieve goals of the PD Services team and the organization overall. • Collaborate with other members of the PD leadership team and others in the organization to find resolutions and move work forward; ensure timely and accurate completion of projects; model mutual accountability for the regional teams and the organization. • Manage the recruitment and hiring process for assigned regional team(s); plan for resources to match anticipated partner demand. • Prepare, manage, and possess accountability for the Professional Development Services budget. • Model continuous improvement by maintaining awareness of industry standards, trends and best practices in Professional Development delivery; collaborate with other members of the PD Leadership team to integrate best practices, including digital online learning and adult learning standards, into all delivery methods. • Represent the Professional Development team in organization-wide meetings and efforts related to assigned projects or sustaining work as requested. • Travel up to 75% or as required to support the business dynamics of the function. • Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the PD team and the entire organization.
Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated ability to provide instructional leadership to large, remote teams • Demonstrated ability to coach individuals, with an emphasis on motivating continuous improvement • Proven strength in supervising individual contributors and leading work teams; ability to create an environment that promotes individual creativity and empowerment while fostering professional growth and development • Proven ability to collaborate within a leadership team, supporting a shared vision and mutual accountability • Demonstrated depth of knowledge in the facilitation and implementation of professional development • Proven ability to leverage data to drive continuous improvement in teaching and learning • Exceptional skills in collaborating with partners and staff and in developing and maintaining long term supportive relationships • Demonstrated ability to lead and operate in a complex environment that requires adaptability, decisiveness and ability to effectively work with and across all levels of the organization • Proven ability to recruit a diverse skill set, with future needs of the business in mind • Demonstrated sound business judgment and knowledge of financial issues impacting profitability • Excellent organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously • Excellent listening skills and ability to communicate (both written and verbal) clearly, professionally, and completely in a timely manner • Strong coaching and consulting skillset • High degree of self-motivation and initiative • Systemic thinker with ability to identify barriers to success and propose solutions • Motivation to work from an organizational perspective • Motivation to affect change at the individual, team, and organizational level • Ability to work both independently and as a contributing, collaborative team member Education and Experience • Master’s degree, or equivalent combinations of education and experience in lieu of degree. • Previous experience as an educator in K-12 is highly preferred. • Previous experience managing large, diverse teams; experience managing remote teams is preferred. • 10+ years related experience with increasing levels of responsibility. • Minimum of 8 years’ experience working in Professional Development field is preferred.
NWEA’s generous benefits package includes: 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance premiums for eligible employees; company-paid public transportation, indoor bicycle racks, and free on-site parking; convenient location near public transportation near the Pearl District in downtown Portland; additional monthly compensation in the form of Benefit pay; and a 15% annual employer contribution toward our 403b retirement plan. In addition, NWEA’s culture promotes work-life balance. Accordingly, we offer 4 weeks’ PTO in the first year; 5 weeks’ PTO after the first year anniversary; and 6 weeks’ PTO after the second year anniversary and in subsequent years. Our employees also enjoy flexible work schedules.
NWEA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we do not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status or consideration protected by local, state and federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and any other organizational action. NWEA’s written Affirmative Action Plan is available to all employees and job applicants upon request.