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Contracts Specialist in Remote Position at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/13/2021

Job Description

TeamHealth is a physician-led, patient-focused company. Founded by doctors, for doctors, our success stems from the ingenuity, dedicated teamwork and integrity of our people. Our non-clinical associates are the ones that make TeamHealth tick. Whether you have your eye on the home office or one of our locations around the country, you can find your place here.

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

The Contracts Specialist is responsible for all aspects of drafting provider contracts and legal documents including new contracts, edits to contracts, researching necessary updates, termination letters, etc. for employee providers and independent contractors. The responsibilities also include contract maintenance activities, managing termination deadlines and preparation and committing of Contract Action Request (CAR) for locum providers. This position has responsibility for the overall workflow of the contracting process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

◊ Managing the workflow of contracts
◊ Verify CAR details and compensation details coming from Recruiting
◊ Notify locums sourcing role of committed CAR documents
◊ Draft and edit contract documents
◊ Develop and issue provider termination letters
◊ Creating edit, resignation and termination CARs
◊ Researching existing documents to identify and validate necessary updates
◊ Assist in quality assurance of other Contract Specialists contract documents

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

◊ HS Diploma or equivalent; Associates Degree strongly preferred
◊ Minimum of two years of experience with contracts, legal documents or other health care related work
◊ Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
◊ Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
◊ Ability to communicate effectively with Providers, Medical Directors and VPOs
◊ Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
◊ Ability to meet challenging deadlines
◊ Ability to work in a team environment

PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

◊ Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting
◊ Ability to work a flexible schedule and after-hours as needed with access to appropriate technology
◊ Occasional travel by plane and/or car
◊ Occasional lifting/carrying (10 pounds or less)
◊ Occasional standing/bending
◊ Moderate to high stress level
◊ Prolonged sitting
◊ Prolonged computer/PC work
◊ Prolonged telephone use

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, and fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.

DISCLAIMER:

Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties assigned to the role.