Consultant, Primary Care Provider Contracts

City Surrey
Job ID 2022-24522
Corporate Professionals - Non-Clinical - Other Positions
Posting Date
5 days ago(8/3/2022 3:50 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
FTE
1.00
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0800-1600
Program/Service
Medical Affairs
Salary at Time of Posting
$39.76-$57.15 per hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

 

Effective October 26th, 2021 all staff for all positions across Health Care require full COVID 19 vaccination. All positions, require that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

 

Position Highlights

 

We are currently looking to fill an exciting Full Time position as an Consultant, Primary Care Provider Contracts in Surrey, BC.

 

Valued Benefits

 

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

 

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as a phenomenal place to work! We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

 

Find out what it’s like to work here. Like us on Facebook(@fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram(@FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights!

 

Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families.


The Consultant, Primary Care Provider Contracts is responsible for establishing the contract management system and processes within the Primary Care portfolio. Supports the regional Primary Care Portfolio planning, analysis and decision support related to physician and nurse practitioner (NP) contracts, group contracts and funding, including alternate payments and third party contracts. The Consultant, Primary Care Provider Contracts coordinates physician compensation and accountability reporting to the Ministry of Health by leading the planning, evaluation and utilization of funding allocations and supporting the provision of relevant information to other areas of Fraser Health to ensure transparency and clear decision-making.

Responsibilities


  1. Provides timely, relevant, reliable and clear information with appropriate supporting data analyses and review of alternatives to inform the planning and decision making for physician, NP and third party service provision within Primary Care; prepares drafts for contact proposals and assists in the negotiations of new or renewed contracts; provides expert advice on the interpretation of contracts, as needed.

  2. Leads the implementation of physician billing and service volume reporting processes for new physician, NP and third party contracts to ensure reporting processes include appropriate and adequate financial controls; collaborates with physicians, Primary Care Directors, Finance, Physician Contracts and Ministry of Health officials to ensure all stakeholders needs are met.

  3. Monitors and analyzes quality and key performance indicator information ensuring contract service requirements are met; collaborates with Physician Contracts and Finance to develop, implement and evaluate quality assurance guidelines for all physician performance measurement outputs to ensure consistent and reliable information; performs corrective action, as required.

  4. Leads activities related to performance reporting of contracted primary care providers, including the provision of both regular and ad hoc performance feedback, timely and effective data collection, collating, analyses and reporting. Identifies contract performance variances and provides recommendations to the Primary Care Director, Primary Care Medical Director and Finance regarding appropriate corrective action when service provider performance deviates from contractual obligations; implements a variety of corrective/remedial actions including contract changes such as contract administration, contract implementation and/or human resources matters.

  5. Assists the Director in negotiating new contracts with external service providers; oversees contractual arrangements through the duration of the relationship, including changes to contract documentation, as required.

  6. Works with representatives at the other provincial health authorities and other data custodians to support physician contracts, compensation analysis and reporting initiatives by completing reconciliations, analyses and projects, as requested by the Primary Care Director.

  7. Ensures effective policies, procedures, use of applications, tools to improve data quality/data management, report design and standardization; evaluates, identifies areas for improvement and provides recommendations to the Primary Care Director; develops plans and implements changes accordingly.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Health or a related discipline, supplemented with five (5) years' recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

LEADS Capabilities


Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads, Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and Supports Systems Transformation.


Professional/Technical Capabilities



  • Demonstrated knowledge of contract management and performance improvement as it relates to contracted health care practice, delivery and services

  • Demonstrated leadership, analytical, planning and evaluation skills

  • Demonstrated negotiation and facilitation skills coupled with ability to resolve complex multi-stakeholder issues

  • Knowledge of risk management concepts and practices

  • Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills with ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal/external contacts

  • Ability to integrate administrative, professional and operational aspects of projects and programs in an effective and efficient manner

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position

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