Paralegal

Published
July 28, 2022
Location
Denver, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

PARALEGAL - CLAIMS COLLECTION SUPPORT

Summary

This paralegal position is responsible for the recoupment, debt inquiries, debt collection and research activities in direct support of the Defense Health Agency Office of General Counsel Claims Collection Division. The successful candidate for this position will possess the education, experience and will be customer service centered providing all claims collections services to the customer per contract requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Reviews and analyzes cases pertaining to the recoupment of erroneous payments, fraud and third party liability. Recommend dispositions of recoupment cases in accordance with applicable laws, regulations procedures and TRICARE policy and precedents. Responds to debt inquiries from debtors, the Department of the Treasury, and other interested parties. Researches dissolved/out of business debtors and determines collection opportunities. Prepares reports on debt collection activities. Refer Third Party Liability cases to uniformed services claim offices and coordinate related issues. Assists Claims Collection division attorneys and paralegals in asserting DHA's interest in bankruptcy cases, including preparation of proofs of claim.

Non-Essential Duties/Other duties as assigned responsibilities: Must be able to work in a team environment where leadership is already established, communicates well with staff and customers, history of successful customer service relations, and can learn government centered business methodologies quickly. Must be able abide and comply with government policies, regulations and guidance. Must be able to work in concert with government oversight in Claims Collections. Travel is not required at this time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in related field

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years demonstrated experience

  • Preferred extensive knowledge of all tasks and methodologies of non-government claims collection actions, ability to perform above average use of MS products, ability to quickly learn and adapt to new software and database applications.

  • Preferred working experience paralegal in bankruptcy, claims collection, insurance, or medical claims. The same type of experience in TRICARE claims is preferred yet not required.

  • Must be able to obtain a Government Public Trust clearance

  • Preferred Paralegal certification (National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) or National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA)

Other Requirements: Must be able to quickly transition from civilian work environment to government work environment. Must be able to successfully comply with government work scheduling: combination work schedule (in office and telework), full time telework and full time in the office. As a part of the application work references from the supervision level must be provided.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
• Must be well organized and be able to manage numerous, simultaneous activities.
•Attention to detail.
• Functional knowledge of Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Windows-based operating systems is required.
• Extensive computer and database expertise.
•Ability to work well with others and within a team of diverse backgrounds.
• Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences. Educates others on the value of diversity by example. Promotes a harassment-free environment. Good historical record of customer service. Understands and applies ethics. Treats people with respect. Task focused. Displays successful record of multi-tasking projects, customer demands and emergent situations. Keeps commitments. Inspires the trust of others. Works with integrity. Upholds organizational values.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Basic Compensation:

Pay range: $58,400 - $73,100

The offered rate will be based on the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience and in consideration of internal parity.


Additional Compensation:

KBR may offer bonuses, commissions, or other forms of compensation to certain job titles or levels, per internal policy or contractual designation. Additional compensation may be in the form of sign on bonus, relocation benefits, short term incentives, long term incentives, or discretionary payments for exceptional performance. KBR awards for performance are available in concert with the KBR Award program guidance for this specific contract.

Benefits:

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

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