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Paralegal Assistant

Husch Blackwell
$57,000- $79,000/ year
Posted May 31
Full Time
HybridBoston, Massachusetts

Husch Blackwell LLP is a full-service litigation and business law firm with multiple locations across the United States, serving clients with domestic and international operations.

At Husch Blackwell we believe that diverse, equitable and inclusive teams lead to better outcomes. Husch Blackwell is committed to retaining, recruiting, developing, and promoting talented lawyers and business professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We foster an engaged, diverse, and inclusive team culture of accountability and purpose that makes our Firm and our communities better.

Our firm is committed to attracting and retaining professionals who value each other and the service we provide by embracing Teamwork, Collaboration, Client Service, and Innovation. If you are a motivated professional looking for a long-term fit where you can grow in a role, and will be valued and empowered, then we invite you to apply to our Paralegal Assistant position in our Healthcare Regulatory practice. This position may be filled in any of our office locations.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide assistance to paralegals and attorneys in all aspects of healthcare regulatory projects for healthcare providers and suppliers such as hospitals, hospices, home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and more. The person in this role must be self-motivated, detail oriented, have the ability to handle sensitive, confidential matters and exercise sound discretion and judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Assist with drafting and filing various forms with state and federal agencies for healthcare providers and suppliers, including licensure filings, certificates of need, and Medicare and Medicaid applications.

  • Assist with analyzing and preparing various documents, compilations, internal and external tracking materials, and other items relating to government requests and audits of Medicare and Medicaid providers and communicate with clients and government personnel regarding same.
  • Correspond with state and federal agencies.
  • Assist with maintaining internal and client project status logs and reports.
  • Assist with preparation of corporate transaction documents.
  • Assist with corporate formations and related projects, including drafting of corporate documents, maintaining corporate records, and tracking required corporate filing deadlines and reporting status.
  • Prepare, draft, edit and maintain general legal and compliance-related documents.
  • Assist with conducting document reviews and document production to government agencies and related contractors.
  • Assist with docketing and monitoring deadlines.
  • Learn/develop technical proficiency in database use and management; internet/electronic research; and project folder/electronic file maintenance.
  • Assist with organizing and managing client files and records.
  • Perform public searches of all kinds.
  • Attend and participate in in-house CLEs.
  • Maintain professional demeanor and attitude.
  • Comply with firm policies.
  • Sustain attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Meet annual billable hour requirement of 1000 hours.

POSITION-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • 1 year related paralegal experience; experience in healthcare regulatory practice or corporate practice preferred.
  • High School Diploma required; Paralegal Certificate and/or Associates Degree preferred.

OR

 

  • Significant, substantive legal related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education at the discretion of the SBU Leader.

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Ability to interact in a professional and courteous manner with clients, government personnel, and employees at all times; professional appearance required.
  • Ability to successfully perform position requirements with excellent organizational, time-management and prioritization skills required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team as well as independently; ability and willingness to adapt to changing business demands.
  • Ability to produce acceptable amount of work efficiently and accurately; ability to produce quality final work product.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment at all times by making sound and practical decisions; ability to assume responsibility for decisions and act decisively under deadlines.
  • High level of professional integrity required; ability to maintain confidentiality and build trust.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workflow and manage time.
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Ability to build strong client relations by quickly responding to needs.
  • Demonstrates reliability and delivers on commitments.
  • Proven success working in a fast-paced, continually changing environment.
  • Ability to deliver superior service to all internal and external customers and communicate effectively.

_The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements. The Firm will provide reasonable accommodations as necessary to allow an individual with a disability to apply for and/or perform the essential functions of a position. Please reach out to our HR team to request an accommodation.

_ Compensation And Benefits

Employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with skill and experience. The exact compensation will vary based on skills, experience, location, and other factors permitted by law. The expected compensation ranges for this position in various states and jurisdictions are as follows:

State of California: $57,000 - $79,000

State of Colorado: $49,000 - $68,000

State of Massachusetts: $58,000 - $79,000

The above salaries do not include a discretionary bonus, however bonus opportunities are non-guaranteed, and are dependent upon individual and firm performance. Full-time employees receive benefits including: medical and dental coverage; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance; pre-tax flexible spending account for certain medical and dependent care expenses; an employee assistance program; Paid Time Off; paid holidays; participation in a retirement plan program after meeting eligibility requirements; and more.

Please include a cover letter and resume when applying.

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet. Principal Applicants Only.