Providence Health & Services Network Contracts Specialist in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Network Contracts Specialist to Providence Office Park in Portland, OR.
In this position, you will:
Be accountable to lead, develop and maintain strong business/contracting relationships with physicians, physician groups, institutions and ancillary providers.
Be responsible for managing accounts that can be challenging, complex and/or have a material financial impact to the organization.
Negotiate contracts, prepare analysis, develop strategies, and research problems.
Be responsible for identifying and evaluating opportunities, negotiating geographically competitive reimbursement rates, and executing contracts for an assigned provider network (physicians, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, other facilities, pharmacies, ancillary providers, etc.) in compliance with company contract templates, reimbursement structure standards, and other key process controls.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or healthcare related field -or- equivalent education and experience
5 years of experience in a network management-related role with accountability for business results
5 years of experience working with financial analysis, reporting, and contract negotiations with institutional and professional providers
Ability to analyze funding and utilization data and hospital financial reports
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Health Plans
Req ID: 182596