Senior Labor Counsel

SpireNashville, TennesseeFull TimeOn Site


This position is incentive eligible.


Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Senior Labor Counsel? At HCA Healthcare, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


HCA Healthcare, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Senior Labor Counsel like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Senior Labor Counsel will assist the Managing Labor Counsel and the VP and Chief Labor and Employment Counsel with day-to-day legal activities related to existing and potential traditional labor law related claims and issues in the corporate office and the various facilities and affiliates. This includes assistance in responding to questions from operators and claims raised before state and federal agencies (including and specifically the National Labor Relations Board), arbitrators and courts. This also includes direct responsibility for labor arbitrations, collective bargaining and associated legal issues and strategic coordination with other corporate departments in helping to implement overall objectives.

What you will do:

Senior Labor Counsel will be responsible for responding to inquiries from the corporate office and various facilities and affiliates on how to comply with the various federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to labor issues. Counsel will also be heavily involved in the defense of traditional labor claims brought against these entities before federal, state, and local agencies as well as claims raised in the courts and before arbitrators. Counsel will work independently on behalf these entities or in conjunction with outside counsel. When working with outside counsel, Counsel will be responsible for the overall management of the case.

Education & Experience:

  • JD from accredited law school required
  • 10+ years’ legal experience required
  • Subject-matter expert on labor law regulatory compliance and risk management issues
  • Admission to a state bar
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Travel is a significant part of the job and may exceed 50% of the work time.
  • This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

HCA Healthcare (Corporate), based in Nashville, Tennessee, supports a variety of corporate roles from business operations to administrative positions. Like our colleagues in any HCA Healthcare hospital, our corporate campus employees enjoy unparalleled resources and opportunities to reach their potential as healthcare leaders and innovators. From market rate compensation to continuing education and career advancement opportunities, every person has a solid foundation for success. Nashville is also home to our Executive Development Program, where exceptional employees are groomed to take on CNO- and COO-level roles in our hospitals. This selective program focuses on ethics, leadership and the financial and clinical knowledge required of professionals at this level of the industry.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Senior Labor Counsel opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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