Paralegal - Healthcare

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    Columbia, MD, 21046
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    Legal, Headquarters
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    Full Time
The Healthcare Paralegal provides 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
  • Reviews and drafts various legal documents
  • Conducts legal research as needed
  • Receives, reviews, and responds to various inquiries 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/Legal 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
At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
**CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

About Maxim Healthcare Group
Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.  

Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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