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Managed Care Litigation Paralegal

HCA Healthcare
Posted Mar 22
Full Time
On Site
Nashville, Tennessee

Description

Introduction

Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Litigation Paralegal? 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.

Benefits

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 Paralegal like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Works both independently and under direction of Senior Counsel in the Legal Department to support all phases of the arbitration and/or litigation of managed care disputes. This paralegal position will have responsibility for a wide variety of managed care litigation tasks, including: handling service of process; assisting with legal-hold notices; preparing and filing documents required to initiate arbitration and/or litigation; creating and maintaining litigation/arbitration files; handling and reviewing medical records; and conducting legal and internet research. In addition, this paralegal position will work directly with external counsel, vendors and medical and other experts, as well as with internal company departments on all aspects of fact and expert discovery, including the collection and production of electronic data. This paralegal position will also work with Legal Department staff members on the analysis and reporting of managed care litigation matters.

90% - Litigation and arbitration management and support; and

10% - General administration and reporting tasks.

Qualifications: Successful candidate will have strong analytical, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills; substantial knowledge of litigation processes and procedures; and ability to work with computerized data bases and research tools. Familiarity with or ability to learn Outlook, Word, Excel, Sharepoint, and PowerPoint required. Familiarity with legal hold software, electronic case management tools, and e-discovery software preferred. Prior experience with medical records and healthcare a plus.

Education/Experience: College graduate. ABA Paralegal Certification or comparable qualification. Five to seven years litigation paralegal experience. Participation in continuing education to maintain and enhance skills is expected and supported by the company.

Other Information: The Litigation Section of the HCA Legal Department consists of ten full-time litigation attorneys, four of whom are dedicated exclusively to managed care litigation. Those four attorneys currently are supported by one litigation paralegal, one analyst and eight contract attorneys. Litigation paralegals are assigned to support specific attorneys within the Litigation Section. Although travel is very limited, the candidate needs to be able and willing to travel occasionally and to work evenings or weekends occasionally. Must have the physical capacities associated with office work, including minor lifting and carrying, sitting at a computer, talking on the phone, and ability to move between floors and buildings on the corporate campus.

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.