Legal Counsel- Part-Time at Horizon Health Services

Horizon Health Services


Mid Level

Getzville, NY, USA

Not defined

27 May → 26 Jun

Job Description

Horizon is searching for a Legal Counsel to assist our General Counsel in the provision of a broad range of legal services to support the mission and vision of this non-profit organization. In this in-house counsel role you will complete assigned projects and legal work independently but with support of our General Counsel. This is an exciting opportunity to have both a work-life balance and a rewarding career.

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor changes and trends in federal and state laws and regulations and assess potential impact on the organization;
  • Advise senior management on legal matters and recommend appropriate actions to achieve effective and compliant solutions;
  • Develop communications and training materials, and provide training to board members and employees;
  • Provide counsel on laws and regulations impacting the organization and industry, especially those related to: HIPAA, the HITECH Act, fraud and abuse, and physician self-referral and anti-kickback laws;
  • Medicaid and commercial billing, coding, and other reimbursement matters for compliance with government and commercial health plan requirements;
  • Provider and counselor services, licenses and credentialing issues;
  • Maintain and update policies and procedures as required;
  • Report to General Counsel and interact frequently with the Corporate Compliance Officer;
  • Work with the Corporate Compliance Officer, Chief Security Officer, General Counsel, Privacy Officer and management to investigate and resolve compliance issues.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Law degree from an accredited law school

  • Admission to NY Bar preferred

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience handling a variety of legal issues

  • Healthcare compliance experience preferred

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to manage schedules and priorities effectively

  • Collaborative and team-oriented

  • Excellent understanding of basic business and personal computing technology, proficient with all Microsoft Office Products

Benefits/What We offer

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance for full and part-time employees

  • 401k and profit sharing opportunities. You can begin putting your own money away from Day One, and could be eligible to receive retirement contributions from us by Year Two

  • Referral bonuses. If you refer someone to work at Horizon and they get hired you will earn a referral bonus as a thank you

  • Student loan assistance. This program helps pay off our team members' student loans every month. After one year of joining this program you will have been able to pay off $600

  • Summer hours. Since our summers are short in Buffalo we like to give our staff the ability to start the weekend a few hours early on Friday so they can enjoy the beautiful outdoors

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs. 

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