Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.
The position will be responsible for developing provider agreements for our post-acute and senior housing operations including skilled nursing, home health and outpatient therapy services. These provider agreements will be with Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). MCOs include but are not limited to Medicare Advantage Plans, HMOs, PPOs, Third Party Intermediaries, Medicaid and Accountable Care organizations. The Contracting Manager will assume responsibilities for all aspects of contract negotiations including contract prospecting, contract soliciting, contract language/rate negotiations and contract execution. The Contracting Manager will work closely with various Brookdale operations that credential Brookdale providers and assist in smooth functioning/implementation of executed agreements.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of Managed Care contracting experience in a provider or MCO organization. Prior experience working in a fast-paced publicly traded company a plus.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of post-acute payment systems and protocols for public and privately funded programs, an understanding of regulations, methods and procedures for selling Brookdale’s services to MCOs. Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints. Ability to work on contractual documents using accepted techniques and contracting styles. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, and basic statistical analysis. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism such as formulas, scientific equations and graphs. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.