Lien Specialist – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Lien Specialist

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

Provide support to attorneys and coordinate the lien process for the Medicare Department including making contact with Medicare, reviewing files, analyzing liens and creating charts, and maintaining internal recordkeeping systems.

Job Duties

  • Support the Medicare Account Specialist and Attorneys throughout the lien process
  • Daily calls to the  Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC) and Commercial Repayment Center (CRC)
  • Review files for completeness and anticipate next steps
  • Create lien charts
  • Analyze Liens
  • Providing up to date portal information to paralegals/attorneys when needed
  • Staying current on dockets
  • Keep Lien Manual up to date
  • Know when to escalate matters to responsible attorney or paralegals
  • Research information via in house database, internet or portals
  • Ability to handle client caseload

Job Requirements

  • Paralegal certificate, legal assistant, administrative assistant training program preferred.
  • At least one year experience as a paralegal, legal assistant, administrative assistant, or other similar position.
  • Highly organized.  Attentive to detail and highly accurate.  Patient and diligent in interacting with external agencies and internal customers.  Can understand and follow specific, detailed instructions.  Good follow through and follow up.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), and ability to effectively interact with all organizational levels.  Strong computer skills, particularly MS Office.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, keyboard, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.  Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.  Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.  Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate extensively via telephone.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities.  Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations.  Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies.  Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours.  Occasional overtime as required.


Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please

Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (, fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

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