Contracting Specialist - Nashville

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Elevation Search Solutions is actively seeking a seasoned Contracting Specialist for a high growth Healthcare IT company in the Nashville market! If you are a process-driven, contracting expert who has deep experience managing and executing complex provider contracts, we would love to speak with you!

Overview:

The Contracting Specialist will sit within the Implementation Team and work cross-functionally with Sales, Account Management, and Product Management teams, and play a critical role in defining the future contracting process for the company. They will have the opportunity to play with a number of analytical tools and leverage technology to develop a streamlined process that can scale, which will significantly impact the business.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Developing, contracting, maintaining, and enhancing relationships with providers.
  • Ensuring policies and procedures to oversee contract performance and compliance are operating as required.
  • Negotiating and executing complex provider contracts, primarily with anesthesiology, pathology, radiology, and surgeon groups.
  • Responsible for contract negotiations, coordination, and ongoing support and interpretation of contracts for both internal and external partners.
  • Building relationships with vendors and contractors.
  • Providing measurable input into new products, processes, standards, and/or operational plans that will impact the achievement of the overall team’s results.
  • Improving upon existing processes and systems using significant conceptualizing, reasoning, and interpretation. Results may serve as precedent for future decisions.
  • Developing policies and procedures to oversee contract performance and compliance.
  • Conducting extensive investigation and critical thinking to understand root cause of problems. Problems and issues faced are number, and typically undefined where information is difficult to obtain. They span a wide range of difficult and unique issues across functions and/or businesses.
  • Developing new perspectives and innovative approaches on existing or new problems.
  • Communicating with executive leadership regarding matters of significant importance to the organization.
  • Providing guidance, coaching, and training to other employees across the company within area of expertise as needed.
  • Managing large, complex project initiatives of strategic importance to the organization.
  • Directing the work of other individual contributors and/or act as a cross-functional team lead as needed.

What You Need To Have:

  • 5+ years of work experience in provider contracting. Experience contracting with Anesthesiology, Pathology, and/or Radiology is preferred.
  • Hyper-analytical and passionate about testing, data, and metrics; expertise with Excel, Salesforce, etc. is a must.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to succeed in a collaborative, start-up environment.
  • Ability to monitor and report implementation metrics to continually improve performance.
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex results to business partners
  • A high degree of motivation to go above and beyond the task at hand.
  • A willingness to learn new technologies on the job.
  • Bachelors Degree in a technical field is preferred.

Critical Skills:

  • Communicate openly, clearly, and completely (including excellent written and oral skills).
  • Listen to the needs of internal and external customers to understand the broader context of issues that arise during contract negotiations and strategic initiatives.
  • Adapt quickly to ever-changing internal and business policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct complex initiatives in a self-directed manner and to deliver superior results in a timely manner.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple, ongoing initiatives and efficiently re-prioritize such responsibilities, as may be required in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external customers and promote the reputation and integrity of the company.