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Providence Senior Contracts Manager *Telecommute* in Alaska

Description

Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Contracts Manager to work remotely within our footprint states: AK, CA, MT, OR, TX and/or WA.

This is a system-wide role responsible for managing the contract management and administration arm of the Revenue Cycle Vendor Management Office across all regions. The Senior Contract Manager provides support to the Vendor Management Director and directly supervises the team responsible for preparing vendor contracts and reviewing vendor spend for leadership review and approval. Individual oversees the management of the storage and dissemination of contracts, provides guidance to operations on the implementation of contracts. The Senior Contract Manager works with Revenue Cycle leadership to respond to opportunities for improvement in contract terms, rates and structure as well as manages the processes required for on-time, efficient renewals of contracts with vendors.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply contract management knowledge and Epic Revenue Cycle experience to evaluate and access operational performance while validating and developing strategies.

  • Act as liaison to legal, Revenue Cycle and Providence commercial entities to ensure regulatory compliance and standards.

  • Operational knowledge of Revenue Cycle front, mid and back-end processes.

  • Resolves intricate negotiation issues by using a variety of past negotiation and analytic experiences.

  • Demonstrated seasoned working knowledge of healthcare finance, revenue cycle and contracting.

  • Maintain positive professional relationships with Shared Service partners and vendors at all times. Responsible for asking and answering questions concerning contractual agreements and resolving differences in understanding.

  • Keeps current with market trends and industry news that would be relevant to Revenue Cycle and shares the communication with all stakeholders.

  • Uses critical thinking skills to ensure that the negotiations result in outcomes that are both financially and operationally beneficial.

  • Works closely with leadership to identify opportunities and needs, reports findings, proposes solutions and drives change through analysis and business acumen.

  • Directly manage a team of caregivers.

  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive data at all times.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Healthcare Administration, other healthcare related field or 8 years experience in contracting, contract analytics, and/or health law

  • 6 years Leadership experience

  • 5 years Project Management experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Health Law, Healthcare Administration, other healthcare related field

  • Mid Revenue Cycle Epic Certification

  • HB and PB Epic Certification

  • Certified Revenue Certified Representative (CRCR) HFMA

  • Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) HFMA

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

Providence Shared Services is a service line within Providence that provides a variety of functional and system support services for our family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 138511
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Contracting
Job Function: Legal/Compliance/Risk
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Business Professional
Department: 4001 SS RC VENDOR MGMT
Address: CA Irvine 3345 Michelson Dr

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.