Saber Healthcare Group

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Saber Healthcare Group


Location: 26691 Richmond Road, Bedford heights, OH 44146

Credits: 4 or 6 Credit Hours for Fall or Spring Term; 3 or 5 Credit Hours for Summer Term

Prerequisites: RCC, minimum GPA 2.50, completion of at least 29 credit hours, approval of the General Counsel who will serve as the site supervisor.  An interest in health care law is valued, and preference may be given to students who have taken health law or are taking it simultaneously with the externship placement.

This externship is available for students to work directly with the General Counsel at Saber healthcare Group, one of the largest long term care organizations in Ohio and the Midwest.  Students interested in health care law, business law, or general practice will find this externship to be a valuable experience.  Externs will be exposed to a variety of legal issues affecting the long term care environment, including:

  • Licensure and certification issues relative to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities
  • Acquisitions and mergers, corporate organization and development, contract negotiation and drafting
  • Insurance implications at all levels of the organization
  • Litigation management
  • Unemployment matters

Extern will get to experience how a dynamic health care company is run from the top down and have the opportunity to interact with decision makers at all levels of the organization.

Students may register for 4 credits (16 hours per week) or 6 credits (24 hours per week) in the fall or spring terms; in the summer term, students may register for 3 credits (24 hours per week) or 5 credits (40 hours per week). Students in this externship also participate in an Externship Seminar conducted at the law school by the externship faculty supervisor. Graded Pass/Fail.

Interested students must contact Office of Career Planning, LB 137 in the Student Services Center,216-687-6871,  An Externship application, signed by Career Planning and student, a resume and transcript must be submitted for consideration through Symplicity.  The General Counsel at Saber Healthcare Group will make the final selection of students following an interview process.