Paralegal / Legal Assistant - Washington DC (SW)

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 05-19-2017
TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is currently looking for well qualified Paralegal/Legal Assistant for contract work in  SW DC Area. MUST have experience working with Medicare electronic case management system and E-Filing system.

Working hours will take place Monday through Friday for a total not to exceed 8 hours per day, or 40 hours per week. Daily working hours may be 8 hours starting between 7am and 9:30am with a 30 minute lunch.

TDY will consider a candidate’s compliance with the application instructions to be indicative of the type of conduct that it may expect from the candidate during employment. Therefore, failure to comply with these instructions may be grounds for exclusion from employment consideration.

Please read everything below before applying and only apply if you are fully qualified.  Preference given to applicants with previous medical clerical experience.  Must have computer experience.  Please submit a resume with 3 professional references - please list your skills online in the area provided after you hit the APPLY button.  If you do not submit a resume with professional references, you will not be considered for employment.

TDY does extensive background checks, reference checks and pre-hire/random drug screening as a condition of employment.    You must have computer experience beyond using the internet and email!

 This is not a government job, this is a contract position with the government.

Candidate must have experience utilizing Medicare electronic case management system and E-Filing system to screen cases for proper jurisdiction, completeness, and timeliness, and maintain case management and E-Filing systems to ensure proper physical and electronic control of cases. Reviews case files returned to the Medicare Appeals Council to ensure correspondence
received is uploaded to the corresponding Docket number, maintains a docket storage area and releases cases
to other components in accordance with established accession schedules. Receives and distributes incoming
mail. Determines whether the appeal has been timely filed. Associates post-adjudicative correspondence to
case for judicial review. Receives case files and reads the relevant materials to determine procedural adequacy
of the appeal. Prepares action documents for mailing. Makes necessary copies and scans final action
documents to Medicare Electronic Case Management System (MODACTS) and E-Filing System. The
incumbent must also demonstrate a general understanding of budget to support the Budget Officer in
executing obligations, preparing requisitions and statements of work for court reporters on hearings.
 
As a Paralegal Specialist you will draft legal documents including acknowledgement
letters, orders, and rulings, perform legal research and secondary reviews of decisions and rulings, preparing
administrative court reports for certification to U.S. Federal Court or U.S. District Court, coordination and
scheduling of telephonic ALJ hearings, performing E-Filing and electronic case management systems,
processing and mailing ALJ/AAJ decisions, prompt, courteous and professional service to ALJs, AAJs,
management and DAB colleagues and parties to the case, other projects as assigned.

Skills Required :
Must have no less than a high school diploma
At least TWO years of experience
STRONG computer skills are required and must show on resume
Experience in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Pro

Must possess the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with employees at varying grade levels; and to
provide optimal customer service; to both internal and external customers.
 
Employees will also perform duties related to the work of this position, as assigned, such as but not limited to:
 
a. Demonstrates Courtesy and Professionalism. Shows courtesy, respect, and a positive attitude toward
patients, co‐workers and the public. Provides front‐line assistance to customers with questions or concerns.
b. Identifies Customers' Concerns. Applies discernment and sensitivity when performing tasks required to
resolve issues accurately and timely. Facilitates any necessary follow‐up so as to ensure satisfactory
resolution.
c. Operates Computerized Programs. Utilizes computerized programs and databases in order to enter, modify
and retrieve sensitive information and various data into or from electronic medical records, scheduling
systems, and/or reporting formats. Utilizes such programs and databases to make appointments in a clinical
setting. Maintains patient confidentiality with written and verbal information, per HIPAA requirements.
d. Applies Knowledge of Medical Terminology. In the particular clinical service area supported, demonstrates
basic knowledge of the associated medical terminology sufficient to be able to communicate effectively with
both professional and non‐professional employees in a variety of occupations and at various levels of
responsibility.
e. Works Independently. Works in a proficient and self‐directed manner in order to accomplish a wide variety
of tasks, to include setting priorities and coordinating work. Employee will ensure productivity is maintained
at the established level.
f. Comprehensive knowledge of various services available at the facility. Due to the wide variety and complexity
of the operations, must have knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to eligibility and
entitlement for benefits.
g. Must be able to work under considerable pressure and plan workload without halting or interrupting the
operation as a whole by showing initiative in completing priority tasks.
h. Must have the ability to work rapidly with a high degree of accuracy.
i. Must be dependable and use good judgment and effectively and properly analyze and evaluate all situations
j. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with patients, relatives, and hospital staff.
k. Good communications skills are essential. Must exhibit high skills in oral communication techniques.
Particular emphasis is placed on interviewing which is a main responsibility of this position. Must be able
to relate and coordinate with individuals of all socioeconomic and educational levels.
l. The skill of a qualified typist is required, as data entry is a main responsibility of this position.
m. Skill in using a calculator to accurately compute mathematical equations for income assessments.
n. Accuracy of data inputting.
o. Knowledge of the operation of several types of office equipment and software/databases relative to data
extraction and inputting.
p. Knowledge of word processing and database packages is necessary.
q. Basic knowledge of the functionality of the computerized patient record.
 
 

TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.  If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Once you hit the “Apply Now” button, you will be directed to enter into your information into our website general application – There will be several questions asked to ensure our Affirmative Action/EEOC compliance. 

TDY is a federal contractor and as such is required to provide self-identification questions regarding  race/gender/disability/veteran status to all qualified applicants.  We offer all applicants the VOLUNTARY opportunity to respond to the questions. 
You are under no obligation to respond to the questions and not answering the questions will have no impact on the application process or hiring decisions.  Your responses are not seen by the hiring authority and have zero impact on our decision making process.  Submitting this general application is not an offer of employment and does not a guarantee that the application process will proceed. 
 
or
this job portal is powered by CATS