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Paralegal

Company: Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYEnsures efficient, professional, and effective operation of the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network's insurance and enterprise risk management programs by providing information-management support, coordinating and processing risk claims, managing insurance policy renewals.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSMANAGES THE RISK MANAGEMENT / INSURANCE CLAIMS FUNCTION UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE VICE PRESIDENT, LEGAL AFFAIRS

  • By managing the submission and processing of actual and potential claims
  • by coordinating litigation activity by acting as a liaison between claimant, third party administrator, insurance company and the attorney
  • must investigate as expeditiously as possible so that valid claims can be settled and non-meritorious claims can be defended
  • by providing necessary information to insurance carriers in a timely manner
  • gather highly confidential information
  • by coordinating depositions between employees and the attorney when a claim is in litigation
  • by representing Good Shepherd at depositions, hearings and trials when necessary
  • by keeping confidential files current and accurate
  • by reporting to the Risk Management Committee, providing loss runs and miscellaneous reports as necessary.
  • Provides necessary information on event reports in the electronic event reporting system.COORDINATES INSURANCE PROGRAM AND POLICY RENEWALS
    • By keeping accurate records on our insurance information for General, Professional and Excess Liability, Directors & Officers, Crime & Fiduciary, Property, Auto, Physicians' Malpractice, Cyber Liability, Volunteer Accident, Clinical Trial, and Special Events Insurances and miscellaneous bonds, etc.
    • by informing the insurance company of any changes, deletions, additions, etc.
    • by providing a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from the state on any employee or volunteer before they can drive a Good Shepherd vehicle and acquiring reports on all drivers when necessary for our Auto policy
    • by completing all renewal applications as required by due date.
    • Provides Certificates of Insurance when requested; maintains Certificates of Insurance received from third parties.
    • Acts as a liaison between insurance broker, insurance companies and Good Shepherd for day to day activities.COORDINATES GSRRRG
      • By maintaining updated corporate documents necessary for captive insurance company in South Carolina.
      • Acts as a liaison between GSRRRG service providers, i.e. outside counsel, captive manager, auditors and company.
      • Makes arrangements for the Annual GSRRRG Board Meeting,; this includes coordination of schedules, flights, transportation, accommodations, etc.PROVIDES ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
        • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics as needed and in a very efficient and timely manner.
        • By developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems to provide information as requested in a timely manner.
        • By coordinating, meetings and conferences as necessary.
        • Attending meetings and taking notes/ minutes, as may be necessary.
        • Calendaring of events.
        • Preparing and sending correspondence and written communications as necessary.UPDATES LEGAL INFORMATION FOR THE ORGANIZATION
          • By maintaining accurate and up-to-date legal information on all Good Shepherd entities, including sales tax exemption, federal identification numbers, corporate and fictitious names, dates of incorporation, etc.
          • by notarizing documents when necessary.MAINTAINS/COORDINATES INFORMATION ON NOTARIES
            • By keeping accurate and current records on all the Notaries at GSRN, including their Certificate of Insurance, making sure their notary commission is recorded with the Commonwealth of PA.Updates HR Policies
              • By working with Subject Matter Experts to update and review HR policies on an annual basis.
              • Work with Marketing on updating policies on company intranet and notify the required personnel to comply with regulatory requirements
              • Partners with CHRO and HRLT to identify process gaps and opportunities for improvement Supports Occupational Health Nurse
                • By assisting with management of employee medical filesMAINTAINS CUSTOMER CONFIDENCE AND PROTECTS THE ORGANIZATION
                  • By keeping information confidential.COMPLETES PROJECTS
                    • By meeting deadlines and following up on results as assigned.PREPARES REPORTS
                      • By collecting, analyzing and presenting information in a format that is understandable and/or as requested.MAINTAINS PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
                        • By attending educational workshops
                        • reviewing professional publications
                        • establishing personal networks
                        • participating in professional societies.CONTRIBUTES TO TEAM EFFORT
                          • By assisting others when necessary. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education
                            • High School Diploma required
                            • Associate's Degree preferred
                            • Must be a Notary Public or willing to apply to become one.Work Experience
                              • 5-7 years of progressive professional assistant experience requiredLicenses / Certifications
                                • N/A
                                • GOOD SHEPHERD'S UNIVERSAL FLU PROGRAMAs a health-care provider, we have a professional and ethical obligation to protect our patients and residents from developing further complications.To protect our patients and residents, Good Shepherd requires influenza (flu) vaccinations for all Associates, licensed independent practitioners, contracted, agency and temporary employees, students and volunteers.***Important Note: Good Shepherd Penn Partners is a drug and tobacco free work environment. As a result, candidates selected for employment may be subject to a drug screen test, which includes nicotine. Good Shepherd and Good Shepherd Penn Partners also requires the COVID vaccination for all employees.***Good Shepherd is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.

Keywords: Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, Allentown , Paralegal, Legal , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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