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Job Number: 19099187403
Position Title: Paralegal
Description:

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a leading national law firm with over 20 business centers in the United States. With approximately 500 lawyers and 1,000 personnel, we are a traditional, yet innovative and diverse Firm and our people are our highest priority.

Our Los Angeles office is seeking a Health Care Paralegal who will perform a variety of duties including researching law, investigating facts, and preparing documents for attorneys according to established policies and procedures.

Essential Functions Include:

Continual review and management of case files;

Collect and organize responsive documents in connection with Payor Audit Appeals, PBM Audit Defense and State and Federal Governmental Agency Audits and Investigations;

Journal deadlines for responses and monitor for timeliness;

Prepare draft responses to audits;

Prepare merger, acquisition, divestiture and joint-venture agreements involving pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing and other health care facilities;

Prepare legal documents such as ownership/partnership/shareholder agreements, employment contracts, management service agreements and purchase and sale agreements for use by Attorneys;

Investigate facts to diagnose cause of problem and identify solutions.

Required Skills:

Knowledgeable with HIPAA and HITECH compliance and related federal and state data privacy and security requirement, DEA regulations;

5-9 years of transactional law and health care defense experience;

Knowledgeable with government contracts and bid protests;

Experience with licensure, accreditation and certification;

Expertise in regulatory healthcare and corporate compliance including pharmacy regulations, compliance and licensure;

Experience with Medicare/Medicaid matters, including enrollment, reimbursements, audits and self-disclosure;

Knowledgeable with Health Care Fraud and Abuse, Stark Law and anti-kickback statues, False Claims Act and Ethics in Patient Referral Acts;

Civil or administrative litigation is a plus;

Must possess certified paralegal certificate or JD certification;

Experience with Summation, Excel, Word and PowerPoint;

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

Computer Skills: Must have working knowledge of internet software; Excel spreadsheet software, Microsoft Word software, and E-Filing experience with CMS, FDA, CADPH, CAHCS, PAVE AND TJC;

Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; able to read and interpret written information.

Oral Communication: Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

Analytical: Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data.

Design: Demonstrates attention to detail.

Initiative: Takes independent actions and calculated risks; asks for and offers help when needed.

Dependability: Responds to management direction; commits to additional hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict; maintains confidentiality.

Professionalism: Accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision/life and AD&D Insurance, 401(k) savings plan and retirement, generous paid time off and opportunities for professional development.

As an EOE/AA employer, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.

Note To Agencies and Applicants: At this time, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not be accepting applications submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications to be considered for this position.

Position Available: 09/12/2019
Date Posted: 09/12/2019
 
Contact Information: Email resume and salary requirements to: RFrye@hinshawlaw.com
 
 

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