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Associate-Contract

IU Health Plans
Date Posted
08 August, 2022
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Requisition Number
336628
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Associate-Contract

Job Description

Overview

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The Associate - Contract Oversees and coordinates contract activities related to the IU Health Plans contract processes. Assists in the identification, development, and implementation of contract policy and processes. Ensures contract review, approval, and execution are in accordance with policies and procedures. Coordinates and tracks the contract process to ensure full contract execution. Prepares, organizes, and maintains contract records and files. Participates in functional unit planning. Focal point for customer communications; monitors and updates systems associated with contract and vendor management processes. Maintains contracts inventory database and repository information. Coordinates with other internal departments that are part of the contract process (Legal, Finance, Accounts Payable…) to ensure all components of contracts and vendor management are completed.

Essential Functions

Connect to Promise:

Demonstrates a commitment to IU Health's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting behaviors and delivering results that align with the strategic direction of the organization. Continuously provides the best individualized care and service to patients, customers, colleagues, business partners, and the communities we serve.

Relationship Building:

Builds rapport and finds common ground with others, creating experiences and interactions where people consistently feel heard, valued and respected. Provides exemplary customer service to internal and external customers by being proactive, responsive and encouraging teamwork.

Leadership:

Takes the initiative to proactively resolve issues, address concerns, identify potential risks, and improve overall processes and outcomes.

Communication:

Shares thoughts and information in a clear, concise and professional manner, in both oral and written communication formats. Demonstrates active listening and seeks further information to ensure clarity and understanding. Promptly responds to requests for information.

Ethical Practice:

Maintains confidentiality as appropriate, earns trust and respect of others, and exhibits behaviors that express the ethical practice of a healthcare organization.

Critical Thinking:

Leverages curiosity and insights to explore rationale behind decision-making. Connects pieces of information from various sources to improve problem solving capabilities and recommendations. Recognizes and distinguishes questions, problems, and conflict.

Execution:

Addresses problems directly and implements objectives effectively. Produces on time, high-quality work deliverables.

 Bachelor's degree required.
•Requires 0-3 years of relevant experience in contract management, administration, and compliance.
• Requires computerized management and information systems.
• Requires knowledge in business applications.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Associate-Contract Role

Overview

Looking to build your career at a growing company? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

The Associate - Contract Oversees and coordinates contract activities related to the IU Health Plans contract processes. Assists in the identification, development, and implementation of contract policy and processes. Ensures contract review, approval, and execution are in accordance with policies and procedures. Coordinates and tracks the contract process to ensure full contract execution. Prepares, organizes, and maintains contract records and files. Participates in functional unit planning. Focal point for customer communications; monitors and updates systems associated with contract and vendor management processes. Maintains contracts inventory database and repository information. Coordinates with other internal departments that are part of the contract process (Legal, Finance, Accounts Payable…) to ensure all components of contracts and vendor management are completed.

Essential Functions

Connect to Promise:

Demonstrates a commitment to IU Health's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting behaviors and delivering results that align with the strategic direction of the organization. Continuously provides the best individualized care and service to patients, customers, colleagues, business partners, and the communities we serve.

Relationship Building:

Builds rapport and finds common ground with others, creating experiences and interactions where people consistently feel heard, valued and respected. Provides exemplary customer service to internal and external customers by being proactive, responsive and encouraging teamwork.

Leadership:

Takes the initiative to proactively resolve issues, address concerns, identify potential risks, and improve overall processes and outcomes.

Communication:

Shares thoughts and information in a clear, concise and professional manner, in both oral and written communication formats. Demonstrates active listening and seeks further information to ensure clarity and understanding. Promptly responds to requests for information.

Ethical Practice:

Maintains confidentiality as appropriate, earns trust and respect of others, and exhibits behaviors that express the ethical practice of a healthcare organization.

Critical Thinking:

Leverages curiosity and insights to explore rationale behind decision-making. Connects pieces of information from various sources to improve problem solving capabilities and recommendations. Recognizes and distinguishes questions, problems, and conflict.

Execution:

Addresses problems directly and implements objectives effectively. Produces on time, high-quality work deliverables.

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     Bachelor's degree required.
  • Requires 0-3 years of relevant experience in contract management, administration, and compliance.
  •  Requires computerized management and information systems.
  •  Requires knowledge in business applications.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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