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Healthcare Consultant 1
Ref No.: 17-03981
Start Date / End Date: 06/05/2017 to 09/04/2017
ACTUAL JOB TITLE: Contract Negotiator:
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 (* denotes essential functions)

• 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 Desired

Education and Certification Requirements
Bachelor's degree desired or equivalent work experience (3+ years contracting)


Additional Information (situational competencies, skills, work location requirements, etc.)

• 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