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Contract Specialist

We Are Hiring

Contract Specialist - Chief Legal Counsel - Full-Time, Day - Woodmont Blvd - Suite 700 - Nashville, TN

Hours: Monday - Friday,  8:00am - 5:00pm at Woodmont Blvd

This position will handle data entry, entering contracts into the system, ability to quickly navigate in a system, needs to be comfortable with high volume. Ideal candidates will be team spirited, detail oriented, collaborative as this position works with many different groups and have an ambitious mindset. Previous contract experience is strongly preferred. 

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to facilitate and direct the legal review, negotiation and resolution of the organization's contracts.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and evaluates proposed contracts for necessary/acceptable contract terms and conditions.
  • Serves as primary liaison with contracting principals, internal departments and external parties to ensure compliance with contract specifications and resolution of issues.
  • Identifies and negotiates revisions as necessary.
  • Develops contracts using approved model templates and develops new contract model templates for approval.
  • Manages and updates contract data into the contract database as required.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required. Degree strongly preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.
  • Previous contracting experience strongly preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 354474
Category: Business Administration
Facility: TNNAS Saint Thomas Health
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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