Legal and Compliance Coordinator
Project Renewal

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Post Date: Jul 28, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York City
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Description
Title:               Legal and Compliance Coordinator
Location:        Legal Department and Compliance Department, Headquarters
Schedule:        Hybrid (3 days in the office & 2 days remote)

The Legal and Compliance Coordinator will provide essential support for both the Legal Department and Compliance Department and will play a key role in helping to develop and expand both Departments. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience working in a legal or healthcare compliance setting and will have a demonstrated ability to work effectively with an array of stakeholders ranging from government oversight agencies to special needs populations. The Legal and Compliance Coordinator, reports to both the Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer (CCPO) and the Director of Legal Affairs. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference while developing your legal, compliance, and teamwork skills with a diverse organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•        Assist with litigation risk assessment efforts, including participation in incident and issue investigations and development of systems to help identify litigation risk areas
•        Assist with launch of new contract negotiation and management system, including training, troubleshooting, and assisting individuals in use of the system, as well as ongoing maintenance of the system
•        Assist in the development of agency-wide Policies and Procedures (P&P) library, including collection and organization of existing P&P, identification of areas for supplementation and improvement, and provision of support and input for the development of new P&P
•        Research, monitor, update, and maintain current knowledge of developments in federal and state legislation, rules, regulations, enforcement actions and industry guidelines affecting PRI
•        Coordinate responses to subpoena and discovery requests, including collaboration with program staff to gather responsive documents and information and serving as liaison to requestors, government agency partners, outside counsel, as appropriate
•        Develop, revise and conduct Compliance- and Legal-related trainings
•        Attend Compliance Committee meetings and records meeting minutes. Ensures timely dissemination following each meeting
•        Review and assess Plans of Corrective Actions (POCAs) related to internal/external audits
•        Preliminary review, assessment and drafting of legal documents such as releases, evidence preservation notices and settlement agreements
•        Assist with litigation and claim management, including development of litigation tracking systems and strategies
•        Assist with assigned compliance projects and continuous improvement objectives
•        Research legal and compliance issues as they arise
•        Organize, create and maintain claim and investigation files

Qualifications:
o        Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or
o        Associate’s degree and one year’s experience in healthcare, human services, civil litigation, compliance, or related field
•        Experience working with the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), CMS, NYS Justice Center (OMH and/or OASAS) strongly preferred
•        Experience working with adults with mental health and/or substance use issues, in homeless shelters or supportive housing strongly preferred
•        Experience working in a compliance or legal capacity in a healthcare setting strongly preferred
•        Paralegal certificate or experience a plus
•        CCEP certification a plus

Skills
Qualifications Continued:
•        Organized, independent thinker with the ability to assess and resolve problems both independently and in collaboration with multiple stakeholders
•        Must be able to work independently and in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
•        Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills to engage with staff at all levels throughout the Agency
•        Excellent writing and presentation, listening and problem-solving skills


Notes
All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

To Apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careers@projectrenewal.org


Contact Details

Email: careers@projectrenewal.org