JOB SUMMARY: The Staff Attorney-Litigation, is responsible for providing any and all legal services for collection of primarily out-of-state patient accounts on behalf of Accounts Management, Inc. ("AMI"); responsible for assisting with AMI claims and county poor relief claims of Avera Health hospitals in the state of South Dakota, time permitting and as requested by the Avera Patient Accounts Attorney, to the extent that such proceedings or actions necessitate the involvement of legal counsel; and serves as an additional legal resource to the Director and Litigation/Collection Manager of AMI with respect to the collection of such patient accounts.
Attorney duly licensed to practice in the state of South Dakota.
Current Iowa License to practice law in good standing, or minimum 5 years of law practice (litigation emphasis) with the ability to obtain Iowa Licensure within 6 months of employment.
Ability to obtain additional law licensure within other states as deemed necessary by AMI (Nebraska and/or Minnesota).
This position requires a valid driver's license, and that the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile liability insurance carrier.
Responsible for maintaining CLE requirements in all states in which licensed to practice.
REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Juris Doctor required; BS or BA in Business preferred.
Internal Number: 1801569
About Avera McKennan
As the flagship facility of the Avera Health System, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center delivers comprehensive health care and extensive medical specialty services to residents of South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa.