This position serves as a litigation attorney for the Self-Insurance Programs (SIP).
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Identify, investigate, analyze, and evaluate medical, legal, and fiscal issues related to covered claims against SIP participants.
- Evaluate claims in terms of negligence, causation, and compensable damages.
- Coordinate and manage litigation processes in defense of lawsuits filed based on covered claims.
- Responsible for identifying, reviewing, investigating, and analyzing claims with legal interest asserted against SIP participants.
- Coordinate and ensure timely response to interrogatories and production.
- Coordinate, manage, and resolve all covered claims with or without notice of intent against SIP participants.
- Prepare responses to pre-suit information requests and production.
- Track the progress of all assigned cases.
- Identify risk factors that cause or contribute to claims and suits.
- Responsible for reviewing and tracking proposed and existing contract, affiliation agreements, markets materials, and other items submitted by insured for assessing and determining liability.
Education and Experience
Law degree (L.L.B. or J.D.) and four years of experience in the legal, medical, or healthcare fields.
Licensure and Certification
Must be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar or become a member within twelve months of employment.
This position may have supervisory responsibility.
- Risk Management
- Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
- Effective Communications
- Audit And Compliance Function
- Word Processing Software
- Legal Function
- Legal Analysis
- Government Affairs Regulatory Environment
- Contracts Review
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