Posted Nov 10
Full Time
Erlanger, Kentucky


** CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


** **Job Summary / Purpose

** The Paralegal works under the supervision and direction of one or more CommonSpirit Health attorneys to provide paralegal support in one or more assigned functional areas of the Legal Team (e.g., Operations, Real Estate, Labor and Employment, Compliance, Managed Care, E-Discovery, Transactions, etc.). The Paralegal may support one or more System office functions and Divisions, as assigned.

**Essential Key Job Responsibilities


  • Prepare a variety of legal documents, such as physician and non-physician agreements (at the paralegal skill level), utilizing templates and standard provisions approved by Legal Team leadership. In addition to agreements, documents may include, but are not limited to, corporate documents, forms, government filings, and legal memoranda.
  • Maintain legal files in electronic filing system, as instructed, and ensure proper indexing and filing of legal documents.
  • Effectively conduct legal research and analysis of applicable laws using various resources, including electronic databases and research tools.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with other Legal Team members and with clients, as directed or requested by supervising attorney.
  • Complete and assist with completion of forms and government filings using sensitive and confidential information.
  • Use good judgment in interactions with clients, knowing when it is appropriate to escalate issues or concerns to the supervising attorney.
  • Assist with drafting and updating contract templates, enhancing record maintenance and sharing, and actively supporting Legal Team and organizational initiatives.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously, and meeting ongoing deadlines.
  • Take on responsibilities in furtherance of the Legal Team’s work and teambuilding efforts (e.g., volunteer to give reflections at Legal Team meetings, contribute to periodic paralegal calls, participate on workgroups, etc.), and in accordance with CommonSpirit Health’s mission, vision, and values.


** **Minimum Qualifications

** **Required Education And Experience

** Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study and paralegal certificate; or

Associate degree in paralegal studies or related field and two (2) years’ relevant work experience; or

Paralegal certificate and two (2) years’ relevant work experience.

**Required Licensure And Certifications

** Paralegal certificate preferred but not required.

**Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities And Training

** Proficiency or ability to become proficient using technology tools adopted by CommonSpirit Health and the Legal Team, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office tools, Google Suite, Westlaw, Lexis, etc.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Legal knowledge appropriate for the specialty for which the paralegal is assigned, e.g. healthcare regulation and operations, labor and employment law, real estate law, e-discovery, etc.

Analytic skills and ability to identify key legal issues and ability to proactively communicate such legal issues to supervising attorney.

Demonstrates a commitment to service, organizational values, and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times, acting with discretion, maintaining the confidentiality of privileged or protected information, and supporting positive relationships with other teams/departments.

**Pay Range

** $29.16 - $42.28 /hour