Contract Specialist, FT Days

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

  Job Summary:
  The Physician Contract Specialist will assist the Director in preparation and review for proper documentation supporting all physician referral arrangements for the following:
  Hospital-based arrangements (i.e. Anesthesia, Emergency Services, Hospitalists, Intensivists)
  Physician employment arrangements
  Medical Directorship, Call-pay arrangements
  Hospital Based Clinics (Rural Health Clinics)

Position will communicate with outside agencies including physician offices, internal and external legal counsel, compliance staff and executive staff.  Be knowledgeable of Stark law, Medicare anti-kickback statute and federal regulations following conditions under which physician compensation is reasonable and represents fair market value, commercial reasonableness and reasonable compensation.

Essential Functions:
  Assists Compliance Director in oversight and coordination of all provider contracts.
  Coordinates and monitors all providers’ contracts from the draft stage until fully executed.
  Reviews, monitors, distributes, and scans physician contracts into MediTract.
  Maintains fully executed contracts for physicians.
  Assists in development and oversight process to audit MediTract contract files as applicable.
  Creates, maintains, and distributes contracting reports as requested, including Contract Request Term Sheet (CRTS), CRTS support forms, contract tracking tools, and fair market analysis.
  Assists with fair market value requests at the direction of Chief Medical Officer and maintains a database of all fair market valuations obtained. Tracks FMV analysis to prevent expirations.
  Manages upcoming contract renewals and expirations and coordinates renewal, legal review and/or termination. 

 

Education/Licenses/Certifications :
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  Certified Paralegal - preferred

 

  Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  5 years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant required, preferably in healthcare setting
  Previous experience contract administration required
  Ability to work independently a must
  Self-motivated
  Great interpersonal and customer service skills (written, verbal, and phone)
  Advanced office skills with the ability to multi-task constantly and tolerate interruptions
  Strong organizational and planning skills
  Attention to detail with timely handling of documents
  Able to react to change productively, be flexible and handle stressful situations
  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Work, Excel, PowerPoint and similar software required
  Must exhibit desire to exemplify the BSA culture, including the BSA Mission, Vision and the BSA Way
  Position requires fluency in English language to function in job environment appropriately