Reading Health System (RHS) is currently recruiting for a Payor Contracting Specialist to negotiate Hospital contracts with Insurance payors under the direction of the Director, Payor Contracting. Particular emphasis will be placed on fostering long term and effective relationships among Insurers and Physicians. The Specialist will lead the resolution of issues that arise between Hospital and Insurers. The Specialist will report directly to the Director, Payor Contracting.
This position is ideal for a passionate individual who has a strong ability to develop and maintain effective and long term relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, and possesses strong contract negotiation skills. To qualify for this challenging opportunity, candidates must have:
A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Healthcare Administration or a related field
Strong experience with hospital, provider & ancillary contracting
A successful and sustained track record in negotiating hospital contracts that result in increased revenue for the organization
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to foster long term relationships with Payors and the hospital
Strong problem solving skills with the ability to diagnose problems and identify solutions
Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a high sense of urgency environment
Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining effective working relationships across the organization at varying levels
About the Organization: Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system offering leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have comprehensive physicians network.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services, all here in our region. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery & stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's