Legal Services Consultant - Telecommute

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Posted 7 days ago United States $64k - 116k (US Dollars)
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Job Description

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)

The Legal Services Consultant will, under the supervision of attorneys, provide assistance and support by gathering information, researching the law, and preparing opinions and legal documents, including regulatory submissions, for attorneys in the area of behavioral health. The role will involve contact with internal clients and may involve contact with external counsel and regulatory bodies.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

Under the direction and supervision of attorneys:

  • Researches statutes, regulations, and court decisions and prepares summaries of findings for attorneys
  • Review and analyze legislative bulletins for new/revised laws and conduct research as needed
  • Drafts generic, state-specific and/or client-specific contracts, including state regulatory appendices where appropriate
  • Communication with regulators for inquiries
  • Submits, tracks, monitors, and successfully concludes state and federal regulatory filings
  • Collaborates with attorneys and business partners to gather information involving legal matters
  • Drafts reports, position papers, and agreements for attorneys
  • Maintain regulatory and other legal filings
  • Drafts correspondence and other written documentation as required or necessary
  • Maintains organized records and adheres to strict deadlines
  • Assists with document retrieval, review, organization, and production
  • Anticipates customer and client needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them
  • Serves as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Solves complex problems and develops innovative solutions
  • Performs complex conceptual analyses
  • Reviews work performed by others and provides recommendations for improvement
  • Forecasts and plans resource requirements
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Provides explanations and information to others on the most complex issues
  • Motivates and inspires other team members

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited two-year paralegal program, Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of paralegal experience, with preference for in-house legal department experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Adobe, Excel, and Access
  • Experience and ability to work efficiently in a face-paced environment with or without direct supervision and coordinate multiple projects
  • Experience and ability to collaborate across complex and matrixed organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure to healthcare law
  • Paralegal Certification
  • Exposure to healthcare related privacy laws
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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