Law Clerk – OCR (CA)

Chickasaw Nation Industries
Published
September 23, 2022
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Please note that CNI is closely monitoring Executive Orders and will be following any final decisions or mandates regarding the COVID-19 Vaccination as a federal contract provider.

SUMMARY

Law Clerk I –will support the Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) as an integral contributor, by providing mission support to OCR regional offices to ensure compliance by the regulated community with the HIPAA Rules and applicable federal civil rights, conscience and religious freedom regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Works independently or as a team leader as required

Evaluate complaints to identify potential violations of HIPAA Rules and/or applicable federal civil rights, conscience and religious freedom regulations. Provides written comments to the COR.

Timely respond to correspondence and phone calls related to complaints and requests for technical assistance.

Draft all documents related to complaint resolution, including, but not limited to, investigative strategies, notification and data requests, closure letters, voluntary resolution agreements, and corrective action plans.

Conduct interviews of complainants and witnesses.

Review and analyze policies and procedures, medical records, reports of information system activity, computer audits, the internet, and financial reports.

Knowledge of the application of nondiscrimination and conscience regulations, the HIPAA Rules, court decisions, agency case precedent, theories, concepts, and principles to investigation, enforcement, and compliance work.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Minimum educational experience is a law degree (J.D.) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or a Master’s degree from an accredited university.

CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION

Federal Government guidelines require US Citizenship or Green Card Holder.

Must have ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

Demonstrate proficiency in English grammar and punctuation.

Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills are required.

Ability to work in a team or independently in a busy environment is required.

Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, etc.).

Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management and coworkers, as well as a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds.

Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information with exceptional discretion.

Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

Ability to produce quality work, meet critical deadlines and pay attention to detail in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.

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If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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