At CHCR we strive to provide high quality advocacy services to improve access to quality health care.

The Center for Health Care Rights, an Equal Opportunity Employer, encourages all applicants to apply, and does not discriminate based on race, ancestry or national origin; color; sex; sexual orientation; religion; physical disability; marital status; or age.

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HEALTH CARE ADVOCATE

The Center for Health Care Rights (CHCR) is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of assuring consumer access to quality health care through education, counseling, informal advocacy and legal services. CHCR’s Medicare direct services empower elderly and disabled consumers and their family members to use Medicare, Medi-Cal and other health benefits effectively, make informed health care choices and take appropriate action to resolve their health care problems. CHCR program services include:

Counseling and Informal Advocacy: CHCR counseling and informal advocacy services help clients understand their Medicare and Medi-Cal rights and benefits, obtain access to programs that provide help with medical expenses, and resolve health care problems that are creating access to care problems.

Legal Assistance: CHCR’s Staff provide Medicare beneficiaries with legal advice and/or representation to resolve serious Medicare and Medi-Cal access to care or claim denial problems.

Community Education and Outreach: CHCR provides free education seminars on Medicare, Medi-Cal and other health care topics for Medicare consumers, caregivers and health and social service providers.

The Center for Health Care Rights (CHCR), is recruiting for a full time Health Care Advocate. Job responsibilities include:

  • Counsel clients by phone and in person who are seeking information about Medicare, Medi-Cal or Medicare related private health coverage;
  • Assist clients with resolving Medicare and Medi-Cal eligibility, claim and benefits problems;
  • Participate in CHCR education and outreach activities in the community.

Job Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or related field; 2-3 years prior work experience with a social or health care non-profit; excellent communications and organizational skills; valid California driver’s license and proof of insurance. Job applicants who are bilingual in Spanish, Korean, Mandarin, Russian or Armenian are encouraged to apply.

Background Check & Screening: Applicants considered for hire must pass a criminal background check.

Salary and Benefits: The starting salary range is $50,000 - $57,000 depending upon qualifications. Employer 100% paid premium health and dental benefits, paid parking and a tax deferred annuity program.

Send resume and cover letter by e-mail to: center@healthcarerights.org Attention: Human Resources

Center for Health Care Rights, an equal opportunity employer, encourages all applicants to apply, and does not discriminate based on race, ancestry or national origin; color; sex; sexual orientation; religion; physical disability; marital status; or age.

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STAFF ATTORNEY (Part Time)

The Center for Health Care Rights (CHCR) is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of assuring consumer access to quality health care through education, counseling, informal advocacy and legal services. CHCR’s Medicare direct services empower elderly and disabled consumers and their family members to use Medicare, Medi-Cal and other health benefits effectively, make informed health care choices and take appropriate action to resolve their health care problems. CHCR program services include:

Counseling and Informal Advocacy: CHCR counseling and informal advocacy services help clients understand their Medicare and Medi-Cal rights and benefits, obtain access to programs that provide help with medical expenses, and resolve health care problems that are creating access to care problems.

Legal Assistance: CHCR’s Staff provide Medicare beneficiaries with legal advice and/or representation to resolve serious Medicare and Medi-Cal access to care or claim denial problems.

Community Education and Outreach: CHCR provides free education seminars on Medicare, Medi-Cal and other health care topics for Medicare consumers, caregivers and health and social service providers.

Position Description: The Staff Attorney will provide legal supervision and support to the Center for Health Care Rights’ direct service programs. The position includes the following duties:

  • Provide legal support, technical assistance and case supervision to our direct service staff.
  • Conduct quality assurance activities as outlined in Center for Health Care Rights’ quality assurance protocols
  • Represent individual clients in cases primarily involving Medicare appeals collection action, and other complex legal issues.
  • Monitor current Medicare and related health care developments.
  • Participate in Medicare and Medi-Cal community education training activities

Qualifications: Active membership in good standing in the California Bar; excellent communication and advocacy skills; demonstrated knowledge in health care issues or government benefit programs; 2-3 years applicable advocacy experience. Prior supervision experience in a non-profit or legal services agency preferred.

Background Check & Screening: Applicants considered for hire must pass a criminal background check.

Salary: This is a part time position. Salary range is $50,000 - $60,000 depending upon qualifications. Employee benefits include health and dental coverage, a tax deferred annuity program and paid parking.

Applications: Will be accepted until position is filled. Please send resume and cover letter to center@healthcarerights.org.

Center for Health Care Rights, an equal opportunity employer, encourages all applicants to apply, and does not discriminate based on race, ancestry or national origin; color; sex; sexual orientation; religion; physical disability; marital status; or age.

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PROGRAM SUPPORT COORDINATOR

The Center for Health Care Rights (CHCR) is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of assuring consumer access to quality health care through education, counseling, informal advocacy and legal services. CHCR’s direct services include:

Counseling and Informal Advocacy: CHCR counseling and informal advocacy services help clients understand their Medicare and Medi-Cal rights and benefits, obtain access to programs that provide help with medical expenses, and resolve health care problems that are creating access to care problems.

Legal Assistance: CHCR’s Staff provide Medicare beneficiaries with legal advice and/or representation to resolve serious Medicare access to care or claim denial problems.

Community Education and Outreach: CHCR provides free education seminars on Medicare, Medi-Cal and other health care topics for Medicare consumers, caregivers and health and social service providers.

Position Description: The Program Support Coordinator will have lead responsibility for CHCR’s client intake scheduling activities and data entry; screening client referrals and urgent cases; provide program support to senior management staff; and assist the Operations Director with office management activities.

Job Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or related field. Excellent organizational, clerical, writing and communications skills. Computer proficiency in Access, Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Publisher. Experience with telephone hotline, voicemail, data base and office systems. Prior experience with nonprofit organizations preferred.

Background Check & Screening: Qualified applicants will have to undergo and pass a background check before a job offer can be made.

Salary and Benefits: $45,000 - $52,000 depending upon qualifications. Employee benefits include 100% employer paid health and dental coverage, paid parking and a tax deferred annuity program.

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to one of the following: via email center@healthcarerights.org, fax: 213-383-4598 or at our address below.

Center for Health Care Rights, is an equal opportunity employer, encourages all applicants to apply, and does not discriminate based on race, ancestry or national origin; color; sex; sexual orientation; religion; physical disability; marital status; or age.

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