Corporate Paralegal

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent’s subsidiaries own and operate 31 hospitals in seven states with more than 25,000 employees including 1,150 employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked. Seven of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2017 – more than any other system in the country.

OUR MISSION: Ardent Health Services is a premier provider of health care services, delivered with compassion for patients and their families, with respect for employees, physicians, and other health professionals, with accountability for our fiscal and ethical performance, and with responsibility to the communities we serve.

OUR PHILOSOPHY: Every action we take at AHS is built on three key tenets:

  • Ardent recognizes that each hospital is as unique as the community it serves.
  • We believe in working with employees and physicians to improve the quality of care, patient safety and customer service and we measure all three continuously.
  • We reinvest in our facilities – helping our hospitals expand services, enhance technology and add new programs that fulfill their missions.

We believe it is this mix of corporate support and local autonomy that equips our facilities for success.

OUR POSITION: We have an exciting opportunity to join our Legal Team as a Corporate Paralegal.

The Corporate Paralegal works with the Legal Department staff on all legal and compliance matters as assigned by the General Counsel.  The Corporate Paralegal is a person qualified through education, training or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of and experiences with legal concepts and objectives customarily, but not exclusively, performed by a lawyer.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and keep up to date the required filings and documents associated with keeping all of the Company’s and its affiliated operations compliant with government payor and commercial insurance programs the Company receives reimbursement from.
  • Draft and file 855As and 855Bs for all hospitals, clinics and physician groups to include change of information, CHOWs, revalidations, RHCs, ASCs and terminations.
  • Review and file (as needed) hospital and pharmacy license renewals.
  • Review disclosure of ownership information as requested by the markets.
  • Knowledge of the PECOS and I&A systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • A four-year college degree.
  • A certificate from ABA-approved paralegal school required.

Experience: 

  • Must have 4+ years of experience as a Paralegal in a corporate office or law firm environment. 
  • Previous corporate healthcare experience a plus.

Additional Requirements: 

  • Must be detail-oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, work well under pressure, and have the ability to work independently.
  • Must have knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software programs.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.