Avera Legal Assistant (Certified) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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.