UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), Valley Medical Center (VMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children’s.
UW Medicine Contracting & Payer Relations has an outstanding opportunity for a Contracts Consultant. This is a part-time 60% FTE position. As the Contracts Consultant, you will be responsible for creating structural processes and procedures for healthcare contract documentation and recordkeeping, departmental processes, and organizational work products.
You will serve as a subject matter expert and advisor on a variety of of strategic, business development, and contracting initiatives to internal parties and departments.
In collaboration with the Contracting Program Manager and Contracting Compliance Manager, you will manage audits that affect the contract department (State Auditor's Office, OIC, Payer, OIG, Financial, etc.) and formal surveys (JCAHO certification, DOH licensing, etc.).
The Contracts Consultant will be the primary advisor to the Director of Contracting for contract regulatory compliance, governmental issues, position papers on legislation, business development, market intelligence, new product expansion, payer relations and partnerships, value based contracting, Financial Improvement Transformation initiatives, and other issues as they arise.
The Contracts Consultant will lead process improvement efforts as they related to the contracting department that affect both internal and external processes and procedures.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.