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Paralegal - Legal Services Specialist - Minnetonka, MN more...
Location:Minnetonka Beach, MN
Company:UnitedHealthcare LCRA
First posted:March 04, 2017

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)
This position provides support to the attorneys and other team members in M&R Legal, as well as Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, and M&R Business areas, as appropriate.
Primary Responsibilities:

Legal Research: Gather background information, research the law (state and federal) and/or regulations on specific issues or questions. Prepare and present a summary of the findings, including initial analysis, as requested, to the attorney.
Material Review: Review materials for members, providers, agents, and/or pharmacies (letters, training materials, marketing pieces etc.). The primary focus of the review is to identify any legal or regulatory concerns
Project Coordination / Management: Ability to coordinate projects within our team and/or with other departments within the organization. The role would be to organize, manage communication and track progress on assigned projects. Some projects may require working with external entities, including state regulatory bodies
Working as part of a team: This position will be one of six paralegals on a team. Each team member has specific primary assignments, but some flexibility is required to shift work as needed to respond to priority projects appropriately. Ability to juggle multiple projects, train others as needed, willingly take on work from others are all important to being successful on this team

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree orhigh school diploma / GED with at least 3 years of relevant experience
2+ years working as a Paralegal or a Legal Assistant
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred Qualifications:

Paralegal Degree orCertificate
Demonstrated research skills with a variety of vehicles - intranet, internet, Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, Pacer, or other legal research tools, etc.
Project Management - some experience managing projects with multiple key owners, several components, and changing time frames
Experience in the healthcare industry, managed care industry or a federal or state government health care program
Experience working in a matrix environment
Additional Qualities Preferred:

Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
Experience with serving external and internal clients / customers, with a positive Customer Service attitude
Detail Oriented - ability to review brochures, letters, contracts, training materials, etc. looking for legal issues, clarity of description, and misrepresentation of product
Ability to work within a small team - sharing work and assignments as needed to ensure priority projects are handled within the appropriate timeframe
Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
An independent thinker who knows when to seek guidance
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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