Immigration Specialist

  • Requisition ID: 179392
  • Department: 100607 Legal
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Professionals

Position Purpose

Under the direction of Renown’s Legal department and in collaboration with Renown’s People Services division, this role will work with providers and other candidates in assisting with immigration-related matters. The Immigration Specialist, while they cannot provide legal advice, works closely with immigration lawyers with various matters, including:

 Citizenship applications

 Business immigration issues

 Political asylum

 Work and student visas (e.g., J-1 Visa, H1-b Visa, etc.)

 Prepare and file petitions

 Obtain paperwork from candidates for visa applications

 Review legal invoices from external immigration law firms

 Manage visa candidate case files




Nature and Scope

The Immigration Specialist directly interacts with candidates and employees. The position plays a crucial role in guiding candidates and employees of Renown Health through the intricate landscape of immigration procedures and policies. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Assisting Candidates with Applications and Paperwork:

o Immigration Specialist will help candidates fill out and submit immigration applications and paperwork, ensuring accuracy and completeness to avoid delays.

o the meticulous review of forms related to visas, work permits, and other immigration documents.


2. Eligibility Assessment and Tailored Guidance Under the Direction of an Attorney:

o Provide detailed consultations to assess candidates’ eligibility for various immigration programs and visas.

o Based on specific circumstances; the position will provide tailored advice to guide candidates toward the most suitable immigration pathways.


3. Liaison with Government Agencies:

o The Immigration Specialist collaborate with government agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

o Tracks application progress and addresses any issues that arise and ensures compliance with legal requirements.


4. Interview Preparation and Advocacy:

o Prepares candidates for interviews with immigration officials.

o Conducts mock interviews and advises on appropriate responses to potential questions.

o Additionally, the Immigration Specialist may support attorneys in representing candidates in legal proceedings related to immigration matters, including hearings and appeals.


5. Interpretation of Immigration Laws and Policies:

o The Immigration Specialist analyzes and interprets immigration laws and policies.

o They provide candidates with up-to-date and relevant guidance under the direction of an immigration attorney, ensuring compliance with legal requirements.


6. Logistics and Relocation Management:

o Coordinating candidate relocation is essential.

o the goal is to facilitate a smooth transition for individuals moving across borders.


7. Building Professional Relationships:

o The Immigration Specialist maintains connections with foreign consulates and embassies.

o This helps facilitate efficient visa processing and keeps them informed about changes in immigration policies.


This position does not provide patient care.




The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.




Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English. A bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field, or equivalent immigration law, knowledge and experience required. Bilingual skills a plus.


Minimum of at least four (4) years of demonstrated success in an immigration field of knowledge, operating in a medical group/health care operation, information technologies, or complex service culture, or integrated health care organization. Preference given to those candidates with provider interaction experience in healthcare.




Paralegal Certification is required. Professional Human Resources (PHR), or Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM- CP), or Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), or Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR) certification is preferred.

Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.




Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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