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Job Overview


Job Posted
8 days ago
Job Type
Full-time
Schedule
Weekdays

Job Description


  

PRC’s mission is to help people affected by HIV/AIDS, substance use, or mental health issues better realize opportunities by providing integrated legal, social, and health services that address the broad range of social risk factors that impact wellness and limit potential.   

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PRC – Legal Assistant — Equal Access to Healthcare (Full Time, Non Exempt)

The Legal Assistant provides assistance to attorneys and advocates who represent low-income clients to achieve income and health insurance benefits (SSI, SSDI, CAPI, Covered CA, Medi-Cal, Medicare, ADAP, etc.).

     

  • Benefits Advocacy: Assists Benefits Counseling Program staff in helping clients to apply for public benefits and health insurance while navigating other benefits-related issues. Assists with following claims throughout the process. Assists with filing appropriate paperwork and obtaining supporting medical evidence. Screens calls for consultations and intakes.
  • Hearings: Assists program staff with case preparation for appeals before Administrative Law Judges or other tribunals, including filing documents for appeals process and obtaining supporting medical evidence.
  • File Management: Assists the program staff in maintaining confidential client files. Maintains accurate and updated case management and billing database. Calendars deadlines and assists program staff in meeting deadlines.
  • Community Trainings: Assists with setting up community training events including sending out invitations, registration, room set-up/clean-up, etc.

Administrative Assistance: Full range of administrative tasks including filing, faxing, copying, scheduling, intake screening, etc. Additional administrative tasks and projects as assigned.

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  • B.A. and/or experience in legal assistance combined with administrative and computer skills required.
  • Bilingual and bicultural (Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Russian or Arabic) highly desirable.
  • Ability to be sensitive to and work well with low-income individuals, people with psychiatric disabilities, people living with HIV/AIDS, people of color, active drug users, people with a history of homelessness or incarceration, and people in the LGBTQ community essential.
  • Ability to work effectively with attorneys and service providers required.
  • Familiarity with mental health issues, HIV/AIDS, and state and federal laws regarding disability benefits preferred.
  • Knowledge of Harm Reduction theory and practice as applied to legal services preferred.

    

This is a full-time nonexempt position. PRC offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, and vision insurance for e employees and their eligible spouse/children, as well as employer matching contributions to 403(b) plan, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, short/long-term disability, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

    

Please submit required cover letter and resume to:  PRC, Attn. Human Resources, 785 Market Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.  Please include Job Code:  “LWLA19” in the subject line of your email, when applying. 

PRC is an Equal Opportunity employer. We actively seek applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ individuals, and other disabilities, people of color, and people who are bilingual / bicultural.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

About PRC


 PRC (www.prcsf.org) works to help people affected by HIV/AIDS, substance use, or mental health issues better realize opportunities by providing integrated legal, social, and health services that address the broad range of social risk factors that impact wellness and limit potential.  

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