Risk Management Paralegal Resource

Cornerstone Service Center - Eagle, ID

Full-time

Company Description

We are building a world class Service Center in the Boise, ID area and invite you to join a team of people who are committed to a core objective of supporting life changing service and providing professional expertise to the companies we support and their leaders.

About The Company

The Pennant Group, Inc. is a new company to be created by The Ensign Group’s spin-off of two growing businesses: Cornerstone Healthcare, Inc. and Pinnacle Senior Living, LLC. Cornerstone is one of the most dynamic and progressive companies in the rapidly expanding home health, hospice, and home care industries. Affiliates of Cornerstone now operate 60 home health, hospice, and home care agencies across 13 states. Pinnacle is a leading independent and assisted living company, with 51 senior living facilities operated by Pinnacle affiliates in 7 states. These operating companies have no corporate headquarters or traditional management hierarchy. Instead, they operate independently with support from the Pennant Service Center, a world-class service team that provides the centralized clinical, legal, risk management, HR, training, accounting, IT and other resources and expertise necessary to allow local agency and community leaders and staff to focus squarely on day-to-day care and business issues in their individual operations.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of General Counsel and Associate General Counsel, provides legal support to home health, hospice, home care, and senior living operations as part of a dynamic in-house legal department. Among other functions, the position will assist in the drafting, proofing, and finalizing of forms and other legal documents, including those related to litigation; will be responsible for calendaring legal matters; maintaining legal, compliance and regulatory files; and designing and improving processes and procedures to ensure consistent performance of complex and routine tasks. Through the successful performance of the position’s essential functions, the individual selected for this position will have a direct impact on the legal department’s successful delivery of outstanding legal services.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review and proofread transactional, litigation, and other legal documents and correspondence.
  • Assist with all facets of litigation support, including support oversight of contracted outside counsel.
  • Assist in acquisition activity, including organizing due diligence information, filing change of ownership documents with each government agency, and completing acquisition closing binders.
  • Act as company liaison with insurance company and point person to the field on basic insurance questions and claim submission.
  • Facilitate clinician/compliance/legal resource in editing clinical policies and procedures.
  • Review requests for medical records and subpoenas, and provide guidance to the operations for responding.
  • Perform various administrative functions supporting legal department attorneys.
  • Work both independently and within a team on nonrecurring as well as ongoing projects.
  • Effectively utilize computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Smartsheet). Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree from an accredited college/university.
  • Minimum of two years paralegal/legal assistant experience.
  • Law firm or corporate in-house experience preferred; within the health care industry a plus.
  • Able to handle a demanding workload touching upon a wide variety of areas of the law.
  • Strong organizational/communication/analytical skills and the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, diplomatic, proactive, self-motivated, dependable, and driven by excellence.
  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working relationships.
  • Positive attitude and desire to comply with the Pennant culture and Core Values: Compassion, Accountability, Passion to Learn, Love One Another, Intelligent Risk-taking, Customer Second, and Ownership.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Hourly compensation based on experience

Type: Full-time

Location: 1675 E. Riverside Dr., Eagle, ID

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 2 years (Required)
  • Healthcare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Law Firm: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)