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Lead Contracts Specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 7/26/2019

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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

 

This position is responsible for: creating, verifying and delegating approved electronic provider contract requests (“Contract Requests”); drafting complex contract/contract-related documents; serving as primary QA role on provider contract documents (and any applicable ancillary documents); serving as lead trainer and steward of various processes on the team; serving as projects manager; supporting Contracts Director and Manager in maintaining, monitoring and improving team standards of efficiency and functionality.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Verifies Contract Requests for accuracy and TeamWorks (in-house data management system) functionality; delegates Contract Requests to Contracts Coordinators for drafting; personally enters routine maintenance Contract Requests into TeamWorks.
  • Prepares complex contracts and amendments/addenda from Contract Requests.
  • Serves in lead role for QA of contract/amendment/addenda/letter drafts.
  • Composes miscellaneous correspondence and documents related to provider contracting at direction of Contracts Manager, Director or internal counsel and issues correspondence after approval.
  • Creates templates for contract language at the request of Contracts Manager or Director and performs routine maintenance and updates to contracting template databases.
  • Researches and responds to requests from providers, executive management, VPO’s/other leaders, recruiting, payroll, human resources and others regarding provider contract records/documents.
  • Creates and maintains electronic contract files.
  • Takes lead on more complex projects and manages and monitors the completion of special projects by other staff.
  • Serves as lead training resource for coworkers to teach and develop new skills and assists the Contracts Manager with creating and implementing tools to track the application of those skills by coworkers.
  • Assists the Contracts Manager and Director in monitoring the quality and efficiency of work processed by the department.
  • Assists the Contracts Manager and Director in developing and implementing tools and initiatives to maintain/manage/improve team efficiency and functionality.
  • Handles sensitive provider terminations.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as requested by the Contracts Manager and Director.

TEAMWORK

 

  • Participates in an integrated work team as a responsible team member, fulfilling his/her role on the team with integrity and diligence to support the functions of others on the team and the team as a whole.
  • Assists in the facilitation of the team process at TeamHealth by serving as an active member of the team. This includes attending all team related meetings; participating in implementing company or regional-wide goals and team goals; participating in problem-solving and decision making; supporting corporate and regional/division management decisions; being flexible and adaptable to change; establishing trust and respect from and for other team members; placing team needs first; and completing all necessary training.
  • Follows the norms and guidelines established by the team and/or TeamHealth for communication, production, efficiency, conflict resolution, decision-making, problem-solving, and interpersonal relations.

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Two (2) years of college or associates degree required with emphasis in written communication;
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of administrative experience; legal secretary/paralegal experience would be helpful but not required;
  • Core strengths required: critical thinking skills, analytical skills, attention to detail, communication skills (written and verbal), organizational skill, ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and deadlines in a rapidly paced, dynamic environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Strong computer skills (word-processing, database management), including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Ability to manage stress and time constraints.