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Legal and Compliance Coordinator

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Published 22 days ago

Title:              Legal and Compliance Coordinator

Program:        Legal Department and Compliance Department

Location:       Headquarters

Schedule:       Hybrid (3 days in the office & 2 days remote)

 

The Legal and Compliance Coordinator will provide essential support for both the Legal Department and Compliance Department and will play a key role in helping to develop and expand both Departments. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience working in a legal or healthcare compliance setting and will have a demonstrated ability to work effectively with an array of stakeholders ranging from government oversight agencies to special needs populations. The Legal and Compliance Coordinator, reports to both the Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer (CCPO) and the Director of Legal Affairs. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference while developing your legal, compliance, and teamwork skills with a diverse organization.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Legal and Compliance Coordinator include but are not limited to the following activities:

 

·        Assist in developing, monitoring, and implementing the annual PRI Compliance workplan

·        Assist with litigation risk assessment efforts, including participation in incident and issue investigations and development of systems to help identify litigation risk areas

·        Assist with launch of new contract negotiation and management system, including training, troubleshooting, and assisting individuals in use of the system, as well as ongoing maintenance of the system

·        Assist in the development of agency-wide Policies and Procedures (P&P) library, including collection and organization of existing P&P, identification of areas for supplementation and improvement, and provision of support and input for the development of new P&P

·        Research, monitor, update, and maintain current knowledge of developments in federal and state legislation, rules, regulations, enforcement actions and industry guidelines affecting PRI

·        Assist with investigations, including witness interviews and document reviews

·        Coordinate responses to subpoena and discovery requests, including collaboration with program staff to gather responsive documents and information and serving as liaison to requestors, government agency partners, outside counsel, as appropriate

·        Develop, revise and conduct Compliance- and Legal-related trainings

·        Attend Compliance Committee meetings and records meeting minutes. Ensures timely dissemination following each meeting

·        Review and assess Plans of Corrective Actions (POCAs) related to internal/external audits

·        Preliminary review, assessment and drafting of legal documents such as releases, evidence preservation notices and settlement agreements

·        Assist with litigation and claim management, including development of litigation tracking systems and strategies

·        Assist with assigned compliance projects and continuous improvement objectives

·        Research legal and compliance issues as they arise

·        Organize, create and maintain claim and investigation files

·        Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

 

·        Education/Experience (strongly preferred):

o  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or

o  Associate’s degree and one year’s experience in healthcare, human services, civil litigation, compliance, or related field; or

o  High School Diploma or GED and three years’ experience in healthcare, human services, civil litigation, compliance, or related field.

·        Experience working with the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), CMS, NYS Justice Center (OMH and/or OASAS) strongly preferred

·        Experience working with adults with mental health and/or substance use issues, in homeless shelters or supportive housing strongly preferred

·        Experience working in a compliance or legal capacity in a healthcare setting strongly preferred

·        Organized, independent thinker with the ability to assess and resolve problems both independently and in collaboration with multiple stakeholders 

·        Must be able to work independently and in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

·        Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills to engage with staff at all levels throughout the Agency

·        Excellent writing and presentation, listening and problem-solving skills

·        Highly proficient in MS Office Suite including expertise in Excel

·        Paralegal certificate or experience a plus

·        CCEP certification a plus

All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

To Apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careers@projectrenewal.org

Title:              Legal and Compliance Coordinator

Program:        Legal Department and Compliance Department

Location:       Headquarters

Schedule:       Hybrid (3 days in the office & 2 days remote)

 

The Legal and Compliance Coordinator will provide essential…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
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    2-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
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    Intermediate

Benefits

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care & commuter expenses); Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Generous Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Sick and Holidays

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care &…

Location

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On-site
New York, NY, USA

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