contract specialist iii resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Experienced Contract Specialist bringing 6 years of experience with contract administration. Expertise includes negotiating, contract preparation, satisfying deadlines, mitigating risks and assessing performance. Skilled in routinely evaluating the efficiency of contracts to determine need for amendments or extensions while ensuring full compliance with contractual obligations.

  • Research and Analysis
  • Database Administration
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Complaint Review
  • Risk Management and Monitoring
  • Strong Vendor Relations
  • Contract Amendments
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Relationships and Rapport
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Status Reporting
  • Contract Negotiation Expertise
  • Documentation Requirements
  • People Skills
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Problem Resolution
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Electronic Filing System
  • Relationship Building
  • Time Management
  • Data Entry
  • Microsoft Office
  • Document Review
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Problem-Solving
  • Active Listening
09/2016 to Current
Contract Specialist III State Of Massachusetts Taunton District Court, MA,
  • Monitor existing contracts for upcoming expiration dates, subsequently coordinating with appropriate channels for contract re-negotiation and possible renewal.
  • Analyze performance of current contracts to identify amendment additions and ensure full regulatory compliance.
  • Worked to resolve vendor issues by proactively communicating with the appropriate contacts.
  • Negotiate, review and manage contracts for Hospital services.
  • Prepare and process Interagency contracts to complete business transactions.
  • Organize and maintain documents, files and records.
  • Address inquiries, handle management, program requests, and answer Contract specific questions to provide outstanding customer care.
  • Provide updates on status of contract processes to upper management and other important personnel.
  • Review details on incoming contracts to assure compliance and mitigate any issues with documents submitted for the contracting process.
  • Manage and monitor contract change requests and facilitated resolution.
  • Handle issue resolution tasks promptly to maintain strong relationships with key contracts.
  • Check information in the agency's database for accuracy and update data with current information to maintain records.
  • Manage contract closeout process, resolving all issues prior to submitting closeout documents in accordance with contract terms and policy.
  • Analyze data and prepare for compilation into reports to be distributed to for risk management project.
  • Review proposed contracts against established policies, guidelines and legal requirements to identify critical issues.
  • Negotiate contracts with Hospital service providers to minimize costs to the agency.
  • Pitched in to help with office tasks during busy periods and staff absences.
12/2010 to 08/2016
Contract Specialist III State Of Massachusetts Templeton, MA,
  • Monitor existing contracts for upcoming expiration dates, subsequently coordinating with appropriate channels for contract re-negotiation and possible renewal.
  • Review and understand contract policy and specifications.
  • Worked to resolve vendor issued by proactively communicating with department contacts.
  • Provided updates on status of contract processes to upper management and other important personnel.
  • Reviewed details on incoming contracts to maintain complice to policy.
  • Negotiated and prepared contracts with hospitals around the state.
  • Built strategic relationships with key contracts to enable problem-solving and issue resolution.
  • Checked information in agency's database for accuracy and updated data with current information to maintain records.
  • Managed contract closeout process, resolving all issues prior to closure.
02/2012 to 06/2016
Medical Services Coordinator Us Oncology, Inc. Longmont, CO,
  • Coordinated medical services and collected required documentation for evaluation.
  • Assisted facilities on ongoing basis to assist with billing challenges.
  • Completed administration work and paperwork for over numerous customers.
  • Handled record requests for medical facilities and medical providers.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve report and billing times.
  • Assisted in conflict resolution between facility staff and DARS billing requirements to maintain optimal workflows.
  • Collaborated with the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services team to facilitate care coordination.
  • Assisted with formulating and implementing testing and interpretation of practices and procedures with the Medical and Physical Restoration program specialist to maintain standards of case coordination and quality assurance for the Medical Services Coordinator team.
  • Followed agency guidelines to assure compliance with HIPAA and patient confidentiality standards.
  • Processed confidential, patient paperwork with accuracy and deference to patient privacy.
  • Communicated scheduling information, appointment details and health reminders via telephone, mail and email with facilities and customers.
  • Delivered thorough and accurate documentation to create detailed additions to the customer's case record.
  • Processed meticulous documentation related to authorizations and case referrals.
  • Managed load of multiple cases on consistent basis.
  • Reviewed and clarified case notes, processed daily case work assignments and document retention.
  • Led presentations aimed at developing relationships within the greater Houston area medical facilities and physicians.
12/2010 to 02/2012
Rehabilitation Services Technician Amita Health Algonquin, IL,
  • Assisted with documenting and filing customer vocational rehabilitation assessments and medical reports.
  • Helped with various loads of multiple cases on consistent basis.
  • Connected customers with relevant community resources and coordinated referrals.
  • Assisting with leading presentations aimed at developing comprehensive programs to meet community employment, Vocational Rehabilitation services, transportation, and medical needs.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of vocational rehabilitation counselors to accomplish goals and address issues related to the caseload.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish vocational rehabilitation service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Verified documentation compliance in accordance with established best practices and agency policies.
  • Offered diverse clerical support to Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, managed correspondence, answered telephone calls and tracked documentation.
  • Updated electronic and hard copy files, maintaining compliance with agency data security and archival procedures.
  • Supported bookkeeping through financial transaction documentation, expense reporting and budget monitoring.
  • Monitored calendars and scheduled appointments based on availability and established caseload limits.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/2006 to to
Vocational Certification: Surgical Technology
College of Healthcare Professions - Houston, TX,
Expected in 05/1996 to to
High School Diploma:
Foley's Academy - Houston, TX,
  • Certified Texas Contract Manager
  • Certified Texas Contract Developer

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School Attended

  • College of Healthcare Professions
  • Foley's Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Contract Specialist III
  • Contract Specialist III
  • Medical Services Coordinator
  • Rehabilitation Services Technician


  • Vocational Certification
  • High School Diploma

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