Contract Coordinator (Union)

<strong>Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence.&nbsp;<br /><br />Join our team today!</strong>

Sandusky, MI

Sanilac County Community Mental Health

<p><strong>Sanilac County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMH) is a CARF accredited public provider of managed mental health and developmental disability services. With St Clair, Genesee and Lapeer counties, SCCMH is a member of Region 10, a 4 county public mental health alliance which provide mental health services to persons eligible for Medicaid benefits under a capitated funding agreement. Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment. This includes having lived experience with behavioral health issues.</strong></p>

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Overview: <p>This position will provide support to the CIO with audits and contract management tasks. This position will also assist with projects, monitor department tasks, complete reports and provide guidance to staff in the department. This position serves as backup for CIO reporting and tasks.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES&nbsp;</strong>include the following. Other duties may be assigned.</p> <ul> <li>Assists CIO with the development, negotiation, and implementation of agency contracts.</li> <li>Assists with Contract Management functions and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Information Officer, may include but not limited to contract maintenance, contract formats, provider network monitoring, maintaining a list of current contracts, gathers rate setting documentation, facilitating contact between residential providers and the clinical treatment team as necessary, etc.</li> <li>Provide assistance to the CIO regarding placement and residential needs regarding contract adjustments.</li> <li>Responsible to develop and produce reports for agency programs as requested and assigned by the CIO.</li> <li>Knowledge of MDHHS and Medicaid Standards, Recipient Rights, HIPAA and Confidentiality Rules. Must remain up to date on any changes in all areas.</li> <li>Participates in agency committees and attends trainings as directed.</li> <li>Acts as backup and assists the CEO with the preparation of State and Regional reports, Audits, Grant Submissions, PIHP/State Contract Reviews, and other tasks in the absence of the CIO.</li> <li>Provides supports for internal and external audits, under the direction of the CIO.</li> <li>Other duties as assigned.</li> </ul> <p><strong>COMPETENCIES</strong></p> <p>To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:</p> <ul> <ul> <li><strong>RESPECT FOR INDIVIDUALS;</strong>&nbsp;consistently treats all people with dignity and respect.</li> <li><strong>JOB PERFORMANCE ACCURACY/EFFICIENCY;</strong>&nbsp;ability to properly organize and carry out job duties completing a normal amount of work in a timely manner</li> <li><strong>JOB KNOWLEDGE/SKILL;</strong>&nbsp;extent of job information and understanding possessed by employee.</li> <li><strong>JOB ATTITUDE;</strong>&nbsp;amount of interest, enthusiasm, and positive intent shown on the job.</li> <li><strong>FOLLOWS POLICIES;</strong>&nbsp;demonstrates understanding of and adherence to policies.</li> <li><strong>COMMUNICATION;</strong>&nbsp;verbal and written communication is constructive, effective, respectful and clear.</li> <li><strong>COST CONSCIOUSNESS;</strong>&nbsp;works within budget/develops and implements cost saving methods.</li> <li><strong>DELEGATION;</strong>&nbsp;sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.</li> <li><strong>JUDGMENT/DISCRETION;</strong>&nbsp;extent to which decision and actions are based on sound reasoning and weighing of possible outcomes.</li> <li><strong>LEADERSHIP;</strong>&nbsp;exhibits confidence in others, takes action and reacts well under pressure.</li> <li><strong>MANAGES PEOPLE;</strong>&nbsp;provides direction to subordinates and provides regular feedback/responsible for subordinate activities.</li> <li><strong>PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION;</strong>&nbsp;plans and organizes work activities/uses time efficiently.</li> </ul> <li><strong>PROBLEM-SOLVING; </strong>identifies problems, develops solutions and resolves situations in early stages.</li> </ul> <p><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br />None</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <p>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree required. A minimum of three (3) years&rsquo; experience in PIHP/CMH contract management and three (3) years of auditing experience required. Applicants must have the ability to perform several tasks/projects concurrently and have excellent interpersonal skills.</p> <p><strong>LANGUAGE SKILLS:</strong></p> <p>Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.&nbsp; Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.&nbsp; Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.</p> <p><strong>MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:</strong></p> <p>Intermediate Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.&nbsp; Has the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.</p> <p><strong>REASONING ABILITY:</strong></p> <p>Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Has the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.<br /><br /><strong>CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:</strong></p> <p>Valid Michigan Driver&rsquo;s license.</p> <p><strong>COMPUTER SKILLS</strong></p> <p>Proficient with all Microsoft Office based programs including Word, Excel and Access database skills. Proficient with EMRs.</p> <p><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS:</strong></p> <p>The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; stoop/kneel; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.</p> <p>The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.</p> <p><strong>WORK ENVIRONMENT:</strong></p> <p>The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.</p>