Job Description


Ontario, CA

Full Time

Work Hours: Mon-Fri

4/15/2021

VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California, a not-for-profit leader in home care, is looking for dedicated healthcare professionals to join our team!

Join our team and provide compassionate care to patients in your community!  We are a leader in Hospice services that offers the best programs available in San Bernardino, Riverside and Eastern Los Angeles counties.   Come on board with us as a Contracts Specialist!!!

With offices throughout Southern California, you can become part of the team who continues to be a leader in providing professional and comprehensive care to critically, chronically or terminally ill patients in our community.

Our clinicians enjoy flexible schedules including limited weekends/after-hours/on-call which promotes a healthy work-life balance.

We offer competitive salaries, mileage reimbursement, and a generous benefits package.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive orientation/on-the-job training program
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life / AD&D
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational Assistance / Continuing Education
  • Sick, Vacation, Holiday Pay

The Contracts Specialist position is open in our Ontario location.  This is a Full-time position during our day shift from 8:00am-5:00pm.

Requirements of the Contracts Specialist:

  • Prefer BA in Business or related field.
  • Requires minimum of 2-4 years of experience in managing and negotiating contracts in the healthcare industry experience required with post-acute care (home health or hospice) preferred.  
  • Overall knowledge of business principles.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Requires demonstrated interpersonal skills and effective team approach to problem solving.

Contracts Specialist Duties Include:

  • Manages, coordinates, and maintains all contracts related to patient services in home health, hospice, vendors, liaisons, and other professional services and facilities including health plans, medical groups, hospitals, SNF, etc.  
  • Responsible for tracking and renewal of all contracts, licenses, certifications, etc.
  • Ability to positively negotiate contracts at a reimbursement rate established by the agency.
  • Negotiates language changes as appropriate. Ensures agreements are reviewed by CFO, Compliance Officer or legal for any language changes.  
  • Monitors changes in reimbursement to ensure all agreements meet requirements and are updated accordingly.
  • Works collaboratively with Business Development to identify new opportunities for contracting to increase market share. Promote utilization of new contracts, both internally and externally. 
  • Participates in contract development by attending external meetings with business development and contract professionals.
  • Maintains communication with the Director of Business Development by providing a monthly status report on all contract negotiations.
  • Develops and maintains a current “contract Matrix” information program, reflecting each contract, and distributes and updates all appropriate staff for each location.
  • Ensures follow-through on required credentialing by health plans.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with the COO regarding regulatory updates and incorporates into the contracts as required.

For assistance in applying for a position with VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California, please contact the Human Resources Dept. at (909) 447-7282 or recruiter@vnasocal.org.


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