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Medicaid Protection Program Attorney

Full-time 4 views
Company Pisgah Legal Services Location Marshall, NC, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

USD
51819 to 98297
Annually

Full-time

Legal

Sep 09, 2022

Dec 23, 2022

Jul 11, 2022

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Medicaid Protection Program Attorney
The candidate will advise and represent clients in public benefits cases relating to Medicaid and other public benefits, handling a geographically and substantively diverse caseload. This may include representation at informal and formal hearings, negotiations, and other types of direct case representation applicable to Medicaid and the managed care system. Conduct trauma-informed and client-centered interviews with a holistic approach to poverty law remedies. Maintain meticulous and contemporaneous records, and document all work in Legal Server case management software. Prepare, submit and follow client applications for Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance through the SOAR Program (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery Program). Support the PLS work with North Carolina Medicaid Ombudsman Program through research, advice, training, reporting assistance, and quality assurance work as needed. Develop and maintain relationships with communities and other non-profit agencies, government officials, government employees, community leaders and others. Adhere to program priorities and case handling policies, procedures and standards of practice, as well as the highest professional and ethical standards. Keep abreast of developments in the law and disseminate information to staff, volunteer attorneys and the public. Provide all information and services in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate and ensure accessibility for individuals with disabilities. Should be a N.C. Licensed attorney. Knowledge and understanding of the NC Medicaid System and NC Prepaid Health Plans preferred. Legal aid or public interest litigation experience preferred. Demonstrated skills at socio-economic and cultural sensitivity, commitment to equity. Commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, consumers, clients, board members, donors, community groups, member organizations and others. Self-motivated, able to work independently. Detail-oriented, accurate and organized. Ability to create, communicate, understand, remember, and carry out complex instructions. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with teams. Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Adobe PDF professional; experience with Legal Server Case Management software preferred. Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with co-workers and clients in virtual, face to face and meeting settings. Ability to multi-task and interact well with professionals, clients, and others.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 51819 to 98297 Annually

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Hiring Coordinator
Pisgah Legal Services
32 North Main St.
Marshall, NC 28753

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