Job Description

Job Title: Contracts Manager- HPL
Job ID: 702452
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Health Plan
Department: Health Policy
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Purpose:
The Contracts Manager is responsible for overseeing all contract management activities for UPMC Health Plan. This role supports the critical contracting function of the Health Plan Legal department and the ongoing maintenance of legal contracts for all Health Plan business units. The Contracts Manager also provides research and support for the resolution of complex legal issues or questions in which contract documents, terms, or legal and regulatory standards may be implicated.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate engagement of Finance, Audit, Corporate Procurement, Compliance, and other key staff as necessary for vendor review and contract approval process.
  • Evaluate and prepare responses to third-party subpoenas, discovery requests, court orders, and other formal requests seeking protected health information and medical, personnel, and other business records.
  • Interface with Legal, senior management, and contract owners to ensure appropriate management and tracking of contracts, approvals, signatures, renewals, and documented performance guarantees.
  • Monitor and report on any gaps in contract administration and make recommendations to streamline contracting systems and processes, including through the development and maintenance of formal contract management policies and procedures in coordination with all stakeholders.
  • Perform other related duties in support of Legal and Health Plan business unit operations as requested by senior attorneys and key UPMC management personnel.
  • Prepare administrative reports for Compliance, Audit, or other internal oversight and evaluation.
  • Provide assistance to UPMC attorneys through legal research, preparation of administrative law cases, and communication with governmental agencies and other oversight entities.
  • Review and interpret contract documents to capture and record appropriate data elements within contract management software.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for inquiries or issues regarding all contracts and contracting processes for UPMC Health Plan business units.

Qualifications

Juris Doctorate required. Must have the ability to problem solve and make decisions independently within agreed parameters of attorney supervision and consistent with the professional rules of responsibility for the attorney practice of law. Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. Working knowledge of legal contracting principles and healthcare industry. Computer operation with robust knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel functions. Experience with PowerPoint, Access, Westlaw, and Pacer is a plus. License to practice law in Pennsylvania is a plus. Knowledge of Managed Care and experience in corporate vendor contracting is a plus.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $26.64 to $44.88

Union Position: No

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