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Staff Attorney: Health Consumer Action Center The candidate will advocate for and represent clients on cases involving private and public health insurance programs and engage in systemic advocacy. Will be involved in and participate in community stakeholder’s meetings, HCA meetings, statewide California Health Advocates meetings and other related health events. Provide presentations to community based agencies and community events on health care issues. Occasionally serve on the Hotline to provide advice and supervision for Hotline intake. Should have a strong academic background and some evidence of commitment to dealing with healthcare (managed care) and commitment to public interest law.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have JD degree and active membership in good standing with the State Bar of California. 1+ year of experience in health advocacy as an attorney is preferred. Should have significant health advocacy experience or equivalent skills serving low-income or other under-served communities. Spanish-speaking ability is preferred. Should have knowledge of federal and state health care regulatory scheme and preferably have experience with health law issues and health coverage matters, including, but not limited to the Affordable Care Act, Covered California, Medi-Cal, Managed Care, and Cal MediConnect plan. Should have knowledge of the principles and procedures of litigation in State and Federal Courts, administrative agencies and hearing rights; substantive areas of law relevant to program/office case priorities, specifically in health care; principles of community development and establishment of working relationships; computer research methods; knowledge of services and resources for the client. Should have skills include client interviewing, investigation, legal research, analytical reasoning ability, excellent English writing skills, negotiation, communication/listening skills, ability to work under stress and short time lines, ability to work with/for poor people, empathize with the client community, and the ability to conduct computer research and adapt to new health laws and other regulatory.
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