Supplemental Legal Clerk - Community Health Choice
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 162160
JOB SUMMARY: This position supports the legal department with various tasks, including drafting and reviewing contracts and other legal documents, performing research, assisting with document management and other work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Currently enrolled in a ABA accredited JD degree program; or law school graduate demonstrating an interest in pursuing a legal career
Work Experience:Corporate, healthcare, labor, and/or administrative law classes or experience working in managed care organizations or health systems is a plus
Equipment Operated: Computer literate, MS Word, Outlook
1. Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) Writing /Composing Yes (Correspondence / Reports)
2. Other Skills: Analytical Research PC MS Word
3. Advanced Education:
Advanced Training Specialty: Internship, Law Clerk experience and/or coursework in Health Law and exposure to HIPAA law a plus.
4. Work Schedule
5. Other Requirements: Knowledge of health insurance and Medicaid regulations and compliance requirements preferred. Familiarity with HIPAA regulations. Effective collaboration and problem solving skills. Strong written and oral communication abilities.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.