DaVita Contract Setup Specialist in Tacoma, Washington

This position sets up the terms of the contract portfolio within DaVita systems. This position researches contract language, contract terms, reimbursement and Payor requirements for implementation into DaVita's systems. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Research and review contract language as needed *Respond to inquiries on facility contracting from internal and external sources *Understand contract requirements as they relate to system setup components *Participate in meetings with other departmental teams and committees as necessary to facilitate solutions on payor issues *Provide recommendations to improve system policies, procedures, and performance *Other duties and responsibilities as assigned ?Work overtime with little or no notice as needed ?Attend team meetings, phone conferences and training as needed ?Know, understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures *Consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essential responsibility of this position. QUALIFICATIONS: *A High School diploma *Minimum of two (2) years' healthcare claims administration, contracting, or payor experience required *Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare contracts preferred *Intermediate computer skills and proficiency in MS Excel, Outlook, Access required; ability to use Internet effectively required; basic familiarity with Oracle Financial System and an electronic billing system strongly preferred *Big picture thinker with a keen focus on details - We employ a variety of tools to do our work, and your ability to understand both general and specific business functions will serve you well in this role. Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: *A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter. *Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average. *Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential. *Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions. *A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future. *Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation. DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.