Certified Legal Assistant

1805000

Account Management Inc, Sioux Falls, SD

AMI Credit & Collection

Full Time

Day Shift

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm; 80hrs/2wks

JOB SUMMARY:   Responsible for providing legal assistant and legal secretarial support for the Avera Health Patient Accounts Attorney, and for reporting the status of the department.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

·         High school diploma is required along with prior legal experience and/or diploma with a degree in legal assistant studies.

·         Knowledge and proficiency in dealing with Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and Gramm- Leach- Bliley Act (GLBA) is required in addition to state and local civil procedure statutes and rules, workers compensation, and bankruptcy.

 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS: 

·         National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) certification or NALA certification obtained within one year of employment is required.