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Paralegal/Contract Administrator

Company: GA Foods
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Paralegal/Contract Administrator

Basic Skills:

GA Foods is hiring an experienced Paralegal/Contract Administrator to join our team at our headquarters in St. Petersburg, FL. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with Managed credentialing and managing customer contract files. Great for employees who enjoy working steadily to ensure accuracy while making a significant contribution to a team. The position reports directly to the Chief Compliance Officer.

General Purpose of Job:

The Paralegal/Contract Administrator is responsible for the review, administration, coordination, preparation, compilation, delivery, and file maintenance of agreements with state Medicaid and Med-waiver programs, Managed Care Organizations, OAA-funded (Older Americans Act) programs, Child Nutrition and other Senior/At-Risk business. Will serve as Administrator and point of contact with key stakeholders on customer agreements, audits, and requests for proposals.

Essential Duties:

Including but not limited to:

Completes and maintains all state Medicaid and Med-waiver program enrollments, certifications, and revalidations.
Completes and maintains all enrollments, certifications, and revalidations for all managed care contracts.
Assists with the administration of all contracts, Master Service Agreements, Provider Service Agreements, Amendments, Addendums, and SOWs.
Ensures new contracts and renewals are executed timely, and accurately with notary authorization, as applicable.
Monitors and maintains all State Medicaid enrollment and certifications are accurate and up to date.
Monitors and notifies the Sales Team 90 to 120 days in advance of the expiration of all MCO Contracts, Provider Service Agreements, and SOWs to ensure contracts/SOWs do not lapse.
Reviews Managed Care RFPs to ensure accuracy and completeness of RFP packet before submission to customers
Orders certificates of insurance and maintain all current insurance policy information
Ensures distribution of fully executed agreements to all departments, as needed.
Maintains library of Contract compliance policies, processes, Medicaid and MCO provider manuals and other internal documents for credentialing and provider enrollment
Assists with all payor audits and monitor audit findings
Participates in the implementation of new agreements
Participant in a corporate compliance team
Other duties as assigned by management

Degree, Certifications:

Paralegal certification with 3-5 years of health care contract experience
Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and 3-5 years of healthcare contract experience
Florida Notary

Preferred Skills & Experience:

Contract Experience with healthcare contracts preferred
Strong organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail
Prior experience with legal and regulatory terminology and requirements regarding contracts and RFPs
Advanced Computer Skills: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), PDF editor

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Diversity and Inclusion:

We believe in diversity of thought and bringing together other traits and characteristics that make an individual bring a unique experience to GA Foods. We strive to foster an inclusive environment where behaviors and social norms ensure people are welcome.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

We offer equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.%1659436%

Keywords: GA Foods, St. Petersburg , Paralegal/Contract Administrator, Legal , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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