Paralegal

CommonSpirit Health
Published
August 4, 2022
Location
Englewood, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

Paralegal

CommonSpirit HealthEnglewood, Colorado

Requisition ID 2021-187851 Employment Type Full Time Department Legal Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm) Remote No Category Legal

Overview

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. www.commonspirit.org/

Responsibilities

The Paralegal works under the supervision and direction of one or more CommonSpirit Health attorneys to provide paralegal support in the functional area of Labor and Employment. Paralegal may support one or more System office functions and Divisions, as assigned.

  • 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 Teams 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 Healths mission, vision, and values.

Benefits Include: Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Retirement Program, Disability Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Discount Programs, Life Insurance Plans, Worker Compensation, Dress for Your Day Policy, Voluntary Benefits.

Compensation Range: $26.51 to $34.46, hourly rates.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelors 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.

  • Paralegal certificate preferred but not required.

Experience:

  • Paralegal experience in Labor and Employment.

  • 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.

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-Verify.

Equal OpportunityCommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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