Physician Contract Specialist
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
The Physician Contracting Specialist is responsible for
coordinating with executive leadership, operational dyads, provider
compensation, legal, professional services, recruitment services
and physicians to guide physician contracts from new or change
request through final signatures. Additionally, the Physician
Contracting Specialist will maintain working lists with current
status of contracts.
Bachelor's Degree in Related Field
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Five (5) years experience in detail oriented work, developing
efficient processes, quoting policies and interacting with high
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrates critical thinking skills in order to identify
potential issues and alternative solutions. Exercises solid
judgment and is consistent in application of solutions. Strong
organizational/time management skills required. Must be able to
coordinate multiple projects and assess priorities with a large
workload in tight deadlines. Ability to follow through and bring
"closure" on assigned responsibilities. Must have strong attention
to detail as work product is legal contracts that may be tested by
legal challenges/reviews. Must be able to project a professional,
pleasant image while interacting with a variety of personalities.
Shall demonstrate tact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions.
Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, a
customer service focus and respect for confidentiality. Ability to
work effectively with physicians and non-physicians as various
organizational levels. Responsive to client and candidate
- Oversees all aspects of Physician Services Employment
Agreements (PSEA), related amendments and Carle Leadership Services
Agreements (CLSA). Including initial requests, contract
preparation, approval, signature process and delivery to legal
department for archiving. Also includes Residency agreements, Carle
Illinois College of Medicine shared employment agreements among
others, including related amendments.
- Create contracts based upon needs of key stakeholders, ensure
contract is accurate, ensure contract adheres to policy, and routes
contract through approval process. Maintain appropriate templates
for multiple organizations, e.g. CPG vs. CWPG, and specialties.
Notify Medical Staff Office of initial contracts so credentialing
can begin, and also if a new candidate has declined an offer.
- Engage with various key stakeholders (recruitment services,
professional services, finance, legal, Human Resources, Medical
Staff Office, Graduate Medical Education, Carle Illinois College of
Medicine, BroMenn / Dyad Leadership, etc) to ensure information is
gathered and entered into the contract with accuracy, and advise on
appropriate contract template to be used.
- Develop and utilize routing system for contract approvals.
Includes daily checking of approval queue for leadership and other
contract changes, and follow up with Dyads and Provider
Compensation for changes and approval.
- Maintain database of outstanding contracts and develop and
maintain SharePoint site to share status with key individuals.
- Initiate and complete process to transition physicians to
evergreen contracts prior to expiration of initial contract. Notify
Dyads of any relevant compensation information that could impact
the decision to move to evergreen. Same process applies to renewal
of PRN contracts.
- Develop process to track contract provisions that may impact
compensation changes that occur over time and communicate changes
to physician compensation team, Human Resources and payroll.
- Provides clear communication to stakeholders once contracts are
completed and as appropriate throughout contracting process.
- Act as point of contact for all physician contracting questions
both from recruits and internal sources. Demonstrate a high level
of organization required to initiate and track contract documents
in progress. Direct questions from recruits to appropriate areas.
- Accumulate and calculate monthly salary payments for physicians
on PRN contracts. Assures payments are consistent with contracts
currently in place. Submit pay amounts to Payroll timely according
to semi-monthly payroll schedule.
- Prepare monthly leadership hour report from data provided by
Accounting. Distribute Dyad level segments to Dyad leadership for
- Identify Salary Advances approved for payment, prepare
documentation and secure signature(s). Submit to Payroll along with
verified address for mailing checks.
- Prepare and distribute detailed minutes for multiple weekly
Recruiting and Compensation update meetings with CPG and CWPG
leadership, documenting decisions reached and status of outstanding
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted.
Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , Physician Contract Specialist, Healthcare , Urbana, Illinois
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