Senior Paralegal and Project Manager in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Senior Paralegal and Project Manager

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only 
Category: Legal • Job ID: 222644

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Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Senior Paralegal opening with Methodist Healthcare System today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.


Methodist Healthcare System, 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 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.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover 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)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Senior Paralegal for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Seeking a Senior Paralegal for Methodist Healthcare System who will support the legal department as well as complete duties for the board of governance. Responsibility of duties include daily operations of board meeting process while providing excellent organization skills, accuracy and attention to detail. Must communicate effectively in a professional and collaborative environment. Responsibilities have a direct impact on the governance of MHS and the productivity of the MHS’ legal function. Able to meet tight deadlines, while working with sensitive information, multi-tasking, and driving legal operational process improvements. This position works closely with both MHS’ General Counsel and the Ethics & Compliance Officer, collaborate with other teams within MHS, and interact with board members and external partners. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you. We want you to apply now!


  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the board meeting process. This essential function is to assist the MHS boards in completing their work as effectively and efficiently as possible, and in accordance with MHS policies, goals, and strategic plans. This position requires excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Assisting with the managing of legal workflows and project deadlines for the legal function and communicating with internal teams regarding the status of projects and legal requests.
  • Maintains a tracking system for corporate filings; managing certain regulatory filings, permits, and licenses, including state corporate registrations, business licenses and permits and registrations with other regulatory agencies.
  • Prepares monthly legal fee accrual report to include legal fees for all MHS facilities & processes all legal invoices to ensure timely payment & proper enterprise allocation.
  • Providing timely assistance with legal compliance issues enterprise-wide
  • Assist with managing MHS’ litigation portfolio in collaboration with retained outside counsel.
  • Manages paper and electronic legal files in a confidential and consistent manner to ensure the ongoing applicability of appropriate legal privileges. Prepares internal memoranda, opinions, and other legal documents. Composes, transcribes and finalizes routine and confidential correspondence as well as other materials or documents.
  • Manages and maintains daily calendar for General Counsel, schedules meetings/conferences, and travel arrangements.
  • The ideal candidate will be very proficient in Microsoft Office software and in legal database utilization.

 Qualifications you will need:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited program and a Paralegal Certification from an accredited paralegal program is preferred.
  • Five (5) years of experience or related experience.
  • MA Preferred
  • Project management professional certification recommended.

 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.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Senior Paralegal opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

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.

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