Job Description

Job Title: Contracts Administrator - UPMC Pinnacle
Job ID: 95277720
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Pinnacle Health Support Services
Department: Procurement and Contract
Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17101


UPMC Pinnacle is looking to hire a full time Contracts Administrator to join the Procurement and Contracts department. 


The Contract Administrator is concerned with all tasks supporting the preparation of, negotiation, and completion of physician employment contracts between the various departments within UPP. Review and analyze contractual provisions related to employment of physicians. The Contract Administrator must be able to identify problems and problem areas and resolve issues independently. The Contract Administrator must be able to process several projects at the same time without affecting the quality of work performed.

  • Act as liaison between UPMC legal counsel and Department Administrators to respond to questions that arise concerning contractual rights, obligations, and other contractual matters.
  • Assist with maintenance of a database for employment contract administration within UPP.
  • Assists in the procurement and tracking of special opinion letters and special salary caps.
  • Provide review and analysis of offers of employment and Faculty Compensation Change Forms to ensure compliance with legal requirements and UPP policy.
  • Report on and analyze significant changes in contractual terms impacting the UPP.
  • Drafts Employment Agreements and Amendments with special attention to issues involving immigration regulations and policies and enforceability of restrictive covenants
  • Work with non-departmental staff in the collection of information necessary to evaluate employment contract opportunities.
  • Assists in handling various employment contract issues in conjunction with Manager, Contract Administration, Sr. Vice President, Administrative Services and Physician Relations & Sr. Associate Counsel and Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs.
  • Assess existing contracts to ascertain the effectiveness of automatic renewal and termination provisions, and ensure the departments are notified timely regarding employment contracts that will be coming up for renewal.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance or related business field required.
  • Minimum of one year of related work experience required.
  • Juris Doctorate preferred.
  • Working knowledge of contracting, regulations in healthcare and general legal principles related to contracts.
  • Must possess analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate with others and communicate effectively with various management levels within the organization.  
  • In addition, candidate must understand health system implications of the contract process. 
  • Must possess a working knowledge of PC based systems (excel, Databases, etc.). 
  • Ability to work in fast-paced office and meet deadlines, as directed by the Manager, Contract Administration

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $25.31 to $39.42 / hour

    Union Position: No

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