Senior Contract Specialist

Legal/Compliance Lafayette, Louisiana Lafayette, Louisiana Atlanta, Georgia Reference ID: JR5343-POS019380


At SCP Health, what you do matters
As part of the SCP Health team, you have an opportunity to make a difference. At our core, we work to bring hospitals and healers together in the pursuit of clinical effectiveness. With a portfolio of over 8 million patients, 7500 providers, 30 states, and 400 healthcare facilities, SCP Health is a leader in clinical practice management spanning the entire continuum of care, including emergency medicine, hospital medicine, wellness, telemedicine, intensive care, and ambulatory care.

Why you will love working here:

  • Strong track record of providing excellent work/life balance
  • Comprehensive benefits package and competitive compensation
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive culture of belonging and empowerment through our core values - collaboration, courage, agility, and respect.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Prepare client and provider agreements and amendments, primarily focused on customized language/addenda.
  • Review requested changes to provider agreements (standard and non-standard) and client agreements.
  • Review of specialized and non-standard requests for provider agreements and client agreements.
  • Manage changes to client and provider agreements in coordination with clients, providers and/or attorneys, including direct communication and negotiation with clients, providers and/or attorneys.
  • Coordinate provider pay issues with other departments.
  • Assist in responding to document production requests.
  • Assist Operations with provider contracting process.
  • Assist with provider terminations as needed and in accordance with agreement terms.
  • Manage provider agreement templates and direct assistance with creation and revision of provider agreement templates for all clinical service lines.
  • Assist in development and enhancement of contracting system features and functions.
  • Salesforce research and provision of historical data on providers, provider agreement requests, etc. as needed by Operations, ERMD and any other department.
  • Direct collaboration with Operations and Data Quality for assurance of accurate data within Salesforce platform.
  • Assist with ERMD auditing, monitoring and correction of providers working without agreements and assurance that contracts are properly put in place.
  • Assist in client contracting tracking and processing.
  • Support contracting for joint ventures and other strategic accounts.

Secondary Functions:

  • Assist with other requested projects.
  • Train personnel who are involved in contracting processes.
  • Cross-train where possible, including on both provider contracting and client contracting.

Who/What we are looking for:

  • Bachelors degree or paralegal experience preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in contract administration or legal document management can be substituted for education.
  • Contract administration or paralegal experience.

Other Special Training/Skills:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High mental awareness.
  • Self starter/motivator; ability to work independently.
  • Strong decision making skills; able to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and realistic understanding of issues while dealing with frequent change.
  • Ability to maintain mature, problem-solving attitude while dealing with conflict or time demands on a daily basis, prioritize tasks and multi-task.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Diplomacy when communicating changing priorities.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service.

SCP Health and its affiliated companies require all applicants for a non-clinical position to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, except where prohibited by state or local law. To demonstrate compliance with SCP Health’s vaccination policy, proof of COVID-19 vaccination status will be requested upon a conditional offer of employment. SCP Health will consider religious and/or medical/disability accommodation and other legally required exemption requests as required by applicable law.

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SCP Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.