The Licensure and Regulatory Affairs Paralegal position involves
preparation and filing of required licensure, enrollment and
certification documents for our company's healthcare provider
entities. Additional duties involve preparation of various reports
and supporting various departments within the company as
LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for
hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and
hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services,
we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients
to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around
the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver
patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and
families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single,
shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Administer, facilitate, prepare and timely submit required
reports, applications and renewals for licenses, enrollments,
permits, and other regulatory filings Coordinate the gathering of
information from various company departments in connection with the
preparation of analyses, applications, and other regulatory filings
Continuously track regulatory filings, with particular emphasis on
expirations and renewals, and keep appropriate company personnel
informed of filing status and related issues, as appropriate
Maintain both pending and completed filings in an organized and
accessible system Demonstrate a positive, flexible, customer comes
first attitude Uphold strict confidentiality at all times regarding
all licensure matters, including, but not limited to, pending and
completed applications and negotiations Prioritize and manage
assignments quickly, accurately and efficiently Manage special
projects and perform other related duties as assigned Provides
guidance and support to other licensure specialists as necessary
Communicates both orally and in writing with company personnel to
advise and comment on licensure matters Identifies areas in need of
improvement and communicates best practices to staff as appropriate
Assist Senior Counsel for Governmental and Regulatory Affairs on
regulatory tracking and analysis.
Perform regular monitoring and tracking of state and federal
regulatory changes which affect the company's various businesses in
Education & Experience
Advanced training or experience as a provider enrollment
specialist or paralegal; Baccalaureate degree preferred Experience
Requirements: Minimum of 2 years experience as a healthcare
provider licensure and enrollment specialist (strongly preferred);
Alternatively a minimum of 2 years experience as a corporate,
regulatory, or transactional paralegal (healthcare experience
strongly preferred) Minimum of 2 years experience in managed care
contracting and credentialing.
Knowledge of federal and state regulatory licensure and
enrollment filing requirements.
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritize and manage numerous tasks quickly, accurately
and efficiently in a fast paced environment under strict
Demonstrates good judgment .
Ability to work across multiple internal and external teams to find
solutions to problems or challenges.
Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines.
Self-motivated, able to work on a team and independently.
Strong computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office.
Must be capable of working in an environment where evolution and
change are the norm