As a leader in Medicare health insurance distribution, Spring Venture Group guides people through one of their most important life decisions — finding the right insurance coverage. We are on a mission to be the most trusted partner for our customers and our people, enabling empowered decisions along the journey to health and financial well-being.
Spring Venture Group offers incredible culture, benefits, and fantastic income potential in a stable and successful work environment at a Medicare agency. This starts with a workplace that empowers people to do their best work. Come build a rewarding career and make a meaningful impact on peoples’ lives in an environment that values your determination. Join our diverse, inclusive team and get ready to crush your goals!
The General Counsel is responsible for supporting the implementation of Spring Venture Group’s Compliance program and requires an advanced working knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations applicable to health insurance agencies.
The essential duties for this role include, but are not limited to:
Work is generally independent and on issues/matters of high complexity while providing oversight with areas of responsibility.
Assist the Compliance Department in the implementation of the Company’s Compliance program.
Assist the General Counsel in compliance activities, including those related to HIPAA Privacy, in accordance with SVG policies and procedures as well as applicable state, federal, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
Research and advise on federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations that impact all SVG agencies including but not limited to HIPAA and TCPA. Provide other legal research as assigned by the General Counsel.
Conduct contract reviews and drafting of legal documents as assigned by the General Counsel. Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with established legal principles and requirements.
Escalate compliance and privacy concerns to the General Counsel.
Provide oversight in assessing product, compliance, privacy or operational risks and contribute to risk management strategies.
Assist the General Counsel andSVG Training Specialists in providing compliance and regulatory training (e.g., TCPA and Privacy) as needed.
Perform HIPAA Privacy desk audits and work with the General Counsel/Privacy Officer in resolving any HIPAA issues that occur. Support other business audit requirements as requested.
Contribute to the annual Compliance Work Plan.
Maintain an expert-level knowledge of compliance trends and applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations to ensure compliance practices are maintained and upheld.
Assist the General Counsel and Outside Counsel with litigation as needed,
Other job duties as assigned.
Predictable and reliable attendance required.
The competencies for this role include, but are not limited to:
Results Oriented Risk Assessment and Interpretation
Problem Solving & Critical Thinking
Relationship Building/People Skills
Commitment to Career
Education: Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school with admittance to at least one state bar in good standing.
Minimum of 5 years of similar or related experience.
Law License in at least one state. Missouri preferred.
Healthcare Compliance, Privacy Certifications are a plus.
Thorough understanding and knowledge of HIPAA and TCPA.
Prior experience in health insurance compliance
Prior experience in conducting contract reviews.
Prior experience in assisting in litigation.
Strong attention to detail.
Acute listening skills.
Excellent legal research skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to record detailed information thoroughly and accurately.
Ability to work independently and with coworkers and share knowledge as part of a team.
Well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to get along well in diverse cultures with diverse personalities whether local or virtual.
Ability to establish credibility and be decisive as well as responsive —and able to recognize and support the organization’s preferences and priorities.
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Color vision, Peripheral vision and Ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
Remote work environment with equipment provided
Competitive compensation, Medical, Dental and Vision benefits after a short waiting period
401k matching program
Generous paid time off program with an additional company break during the holidays
Annual Volunteer Time Off (VTO) and a donation matching program
Life Insurance Employee Assistance Program (health & well-being on and off the job) Rewards and Recognition
Maternity and Parental Leave Training program and ongoing support throughout your entire Spring Venture Group career
Diverse, inclusive & welcoming culture
Optional enrollment options include HSA/FSA, AD&D, Spousal/Dependent life insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability, Travel Assist, and Legal plans
Spring Venture Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Spring Venture Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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