Contract Manager - Evidence Based Program

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  • Job Summary:

    This is a professional position responsible for developing and managing evidence-based program providers and determining compliance with federal, state and local regulations and policies. This position will be managing the contract with the managing entity and managing the subcontracts with providers of evidence-based practices. 

  • Essential Functions:

    • Establish and maintain positive working relationship with HFC internal and external customers and network providers
    • Serves as subject matter expert in evidence based programs provided in the local system of care, including, but not limited to, Home Builders, Functional Family Therapy, Brief Strategic Family Therapy and motivational interviewing
    • Manage contract and subcontract deliverables and reporting requirements as required including, but not limited to, data entry in both the DCF, CCWIS and FASAMS systems
    • Monitor eligibility requirements for contracted programs
    • Monitor fidelity requirements for the identified evidenced based practice models and discharge requirements.
    • Determines legal and regulatory compliance of network providers
    • Resolve network provider issues utilizing independent judgment in making decisions
    • Identify and resolve contract performance issues through corrective action plans
    • Implement contracting policy and procedures for HFC
    • Implement HFC approved contract monitoring procedures including leading and participating on the monitoring team to ensure compliance in alliance with both DCF and the managing entity standards
    • Manage the contract negotiation process
    • Maintain a working knowledge of laws pertinent to contracts, Medicaid, behavioral health, managing entity and child welfare services
    • Assure training opportunities are identified and provided to agencies to address development needs
    • Implement the HFC approved competitive procurement process to expand capacity of needed services
    • In collaboration with other HFC Departments, assess needs, seek out and identify providers to build network capacity
    • Represent HFC on local and statewide workgroups as needed
    • Lead and participate in continuous quality improvement activities within the system of care
    • Perform special projects as assigned

  • Qualifications Required:

    Bachelor’s degree in Business or Human Services related field.  

  • Qualifications Preferred:

    Two to three years previous behavioral health, child welfare, client services or evidence-based program experience preferred.

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Benefits:

    Excellent benefits package with tuition assistance, domestic partner coverage, retirement and generous paid time off.

  • Additional Information:

    Drug free workplace.  Drug testing required.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

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