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Sr Counsel Hospital Service Lines

HCA Healthcare
Posted Apr 28
Full Time
On Site
Nashville, Tennessee


This position is incentive eligible.


Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Sr Counsel Hospital Service Lines? 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.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

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 Sr Counsel Behavioral Health like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Senior Operations Counsel will provide day-to-day legal support to assigned facilities and/or service lines, and will coordinate with other corporate departments that require input from, and integration with, the operations counsel section of the legal department. Senior operations counsel will support a hospital Division and/or one or more service lines or corporate departments, working closely with leadership and providing legal representation. Responsibilities include providing guidance on physician and referral source relationships and related legal issues, including, but not limited to, the Stark Law and the Antikickback Statute, contract review, and legal assistance with related operations. The Senior Operations Counsel will report to the Associate Managing Counsel Hospital Operations or Managing Counsel as applicable, and will assist Legal Operations VP and Managing/Associate Managing Counsel on projects as assigned.

Major Responsibilities:

· Provides direct legal support to assigned divisions/facilities/service lines, including but not limited to:

o Identifying legal risks and developing proactive compliance recommendations

o Assisting in legal evaluation and deployment of corporate strategic initiatives

o Developing communications related to significant legal issues

o Analyzing contract compliance, reviewing, and approving referral source contracts

· Practices and adheres to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”

· Performs other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

· Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school & active membership in at least one state bar, Required

· 10+ years of experience in /as legal counsel to healthcare systems/providers, which may include, but is not limited to

o Experience supporting hospitals

o Experience supporting behavioral health facilities and/or ambulance suppliers

· Admission to the Tennessee bar or admission to another state bar with ability to obtain Tennessee in-house counsel registration promptly, required

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 Sr Counsel Behavioral Health 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.