Paralegal Assistant

Website HFSOIG Office of Inspector General, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General (OCIG) is seeking to hire a Paralegal Assistant. Under the supervision of the Chief Legal Counsel, the Paralegal Assistant will, among other things, review and revise legal documents before filing and service; maintain and update legal files, as necessary; serve as OCIG’s outward-facing liaison to external parties; respond to routine legal inquiries and correspondence from internal stakeholders; assist with reviewing legislation and administrative regulations proposed by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and state legislators; and conduct special projects, as needed.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within law firm, legal department, or a quality improvement or compliance-focused organization, including an office of inspector general; have familiarity with other health-centric state and federal regulatory agencies; is comfortable working with the public in a customer service role; be comfortable with working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment; and possess a willingness to help.