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Health Care Attorney in Asheville, NC

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Company name

Pisgah Legal Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Asheville, NC

Date Last Verified

Jan 19,2018

Posted on

Dec 27,2017

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Staff Attorney - Medical Legal Partnership Program The candidate will represent the organization in a multidisciplinary team as the primary staff attorney in a medical legal partnership program with RHA Health Services. Will represent clients who are a part of RHA Health Services’ Comprehensive Care Management (CCM) Program, handling cases with an emphasis on Social Security Disability, SSI Disability and SOAR (Social Security Outreach, Access and Recovery). Expected to address civil legal issues involved in the social determinants of health: health care insurance and services through Medicaid, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act, housing law, consumer law, and family law. NC licensed attorney or commitment to become licensed in NC promptly is needed. Experience in handling Social Security Disability, SSI Disability cases and/or NC SOAR trained is essential. Excellent writing, analytic, interpersonal, and public speaking skill is needed. Strong organizational skills and adept at managing multiple priorities and deadlines is needed. Prior legal experience preferred, particularly experience working on public benefits legal issues is needed. An understanding of the civil legal needs of low-income people, including the unique needs of populations that experience particular barriers to access to justice system is needed.

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Hiring Coordinator
Pisgah Legal Services
62 Charlotte Street
P.O. Box 2276
Asheville, NC 28802