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Healthcare Consultant 1
Ref No.: 18-17485
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Job Title: Contract Negotiator
Location: Overland Park, KS
Duration: 2 Months

Job Description:
  • Develop, contract, maintain and enhance relationships with facilities, physicians and ancillary providers which serve as contractual networks of care for members.
  • Foster growth of managed care products; and enhance profitability of Healthcare.
  • Recruits and negotiates physician and/or provider contracts in accordance with company standards in order to maintain and enhance provider networks while meeting and exceeding accessibility, quality and financial goals.
  • Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to,
  • Accountable for all aspects of physician recruitment and contracting as well as ad/hoc network contracting, as assigned.
  • Responsible for re-negotiating or negotiating solo, group, hospital-based and physician contracts in support of network quality, availability and financial goals.
  • Participates in the strategic recruitment of physicians satisfying specific network goals and objectives.
  • Proficient in Excel and Word, ability to use Search Engines.
  • Proven working knowledge of standard provider contracts, terms and language desired.

Background/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree desired or equivalent work experience (3+ years contracting)

Additional Information:
  • Communication Skills - Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Mastery of provider contracts, contracting options, PADU (alternate language manual) guidelines as well as provider configurations.
  • In-depth knowledge of the managed care industry and practices, as well as a strong understanding of Healthcare competitor strategies, practices, and financial/contracting arrangements.
  • Business knowledge including health care and Healthcare culture, i.e., how to get things done within the company.
  • Solid negotiating skills.