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At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is comprised of locally-managed facilities that include more than 250 hospitals and freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom, employing approximately 230,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities resulting in more than 26M patient encounters each year. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we provide by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality.
• Ranked 63 in Fortune 500
• Competitive Fortune 100, industry matched salaries and yearly merit increase
• Computerworld Top 50 Best Places to Work in IT annually since 2009
• Named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” annually since 2010
• 106 HCA hospitals are on The Joint Commission’s list of top performers on key quality measures.
Works independently and under direction of attorneys in the section to support all phases of commercial litigation, arbitrations and government investigations. This paralegal position will have responsibility for a wide variety of litigation related tasks, including the following: handling service of process for Litigation and other areas of the company; assisting with the drafting, issuing, and maintaining legal hold notices; setting up and maintaining electronic case files, including supporting the company’s document retention and destruction policies; and conducting legal and internet research. In addition, this paralegal position will also work directly with outside counsel, company departments and outside vendors on all aspects of discovery, including the collection and production of electronic data. This paralegal position will also assist attorneys in gathering information that will be provided to auditors for accounting and securities filings purposes.
80% - General case management and litigation support and discovery,
15% - Legal Holds
5% -Service of process, support of securities filings, general tasks
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 healthcare a plus.
College graduate in Paralegal Studies, ABA Paralegal Certification or comparable education(e.g., law school graduate).
Five to seven years litigation paralegal experience. Participation in continuing education to maintain and enhance skills is expected and supported by the company.
The Litigation Section consists of 8 full time litigation attorneys, all of whom handle disputes with managed care companies and two of whom are dedicated almost exclusively to such matters. These attorneys are supported by two part time general litigation attorneys as well as three contract attorneys addressing managed care disputes. There are currently four Paralegal positions, four secretarial/administrative assistants and one clerk in the section. Paralegals are assigned to support specific attorneys, or specific subject matter areas, such as managed care. Although travel is very limited, the candidate needs to be able and willing to travel occasionally, and occasionally to work evenings or weekends. 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.