Maxim Healthcare Services
Columbia, MD
Jun 05, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Full Time
Maxim Healthcare Services' corporate headquarters is currently seeking a Healthcare Paralegal to provide investigative, review, and research support to the Legal Department. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Triages incoming calls to the Legal Department on matters such as patient rights, allegations of abuse/neglect/misappropriation of property, family-related concerns, discharges, against-medical-advice issues, etc. and assign to appropriate counsel/personnel as warranted Intakes, investigates, and resolves non-privileged allegations of abuse, neglect, theft and privacy (HIPAA) violations and assign to appropriate counsel as warranted Works with the internal Marketing Department and external branches to review marketing materials/collaterals and identify potential risks Reviews and drafts various legal documents Reviews Business Associate Agreements in conjunction with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule Reviews, tracks, and assigns incidents through the Company's Data Loss Prevention Program (Vontu) Conducts legal research as needed using Westlaw and other electronic media Receives, reviews, and responds to various inquires from internal and external sources, including, without limitation, patients and state/federal oversight agencies Acts as a liaison between the Legal Department and other internal departments to support legal and compliance efforts Performs other duties as assigned/necessary Minimum Requirements: Paralegal certificate or similar degree in Paralegal studies required College degree preferred, but not required Three to five (3-5) years of legal experience related to healthcare law in either a law firm or in-house setting preferred Ability to work independently with minimal supervision Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills, with the ability to quickly analyze issues and craft practical, business-oriented solutions Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and to consistently meet deadlines with high-quality work product in a fast-paced environment Ability to interact and communicate effectively with all areas and levels of the organization and outside counsel Ability to use judgment, tact and discretion Proficiency in all Microsoft office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint Ability to interact effectively with all areas and levels of the organization Computer proficiency required Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required

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