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Payer Contracts Manager

Company: Northwest Kidney Centers
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Founded in 1962 as the world's first outpatient dialysis provider, Northwest Kidney Centers operates 20 dialysis clinics across the Puget Sound region in addition to hospital-based services and a large home-based dialysis program. We are a not-for-profit, community-based organization and consistently rank among the top dialysis providers in the United States in quality of care, patient outcomes and transplant rates.
At Northwest Kidney Centers, teamwork, integrity, respect, excellence and stewardship guide our approach to how we work. We differentiate ourselves by our patient centered approach and active commitment to advancing kidney research and dialysis innovation. Key to our success is the compassion and expertise of our dedicated team of staff that care for those we serve.

Northwest Kidney Centers seeks a Payer Contracts Manager to join our team in Burien, full-time, days.


The Payer Contracts Manager reports to the Vice President of Finance, CFO. This position is responsible for leading payer relationships, contract negotiations, and administration for the purpose of strategically positioning the company with payers and optimizing revenue yields. The Payer Contracts Manager will be the primary liaison for payer-related and/or contract-related matters for both internal and external clients. This position is responsible for ensuring all contract requirements are met and maintained and communicating contractual matters appropriately to internal stakeholders. The Payer Contracts Manager will work closely with the Executive Management Team on contract negotiations and payer-related strategic initiatives.


Minimum bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

5 years' experience in leading contract negotiations with HMOs and commercial payers

Preferred experience

Prior paralegal experience


Full-time, 40 hours, days, Mon-Fri.

Northwest Kidney Centers is an equal opportunity employer. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetics or veteran status.

Please note: Northwest Kidney Centers is obligated to adhere to Proclamation 24- 14.1 requiring healthcare workers in the State of Washington to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to work in a healthcare facility. Northwest Kidney Centers fully supports this requirement in order to prevent and reduce the spread of Covid-19 to patients and employees. All new staff will need to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination to NKC Employee Health prior to their first day. Medical or Religious exemptions may be accommodated depending on the role. For exemption information, please contact Human Resources prior to your start date.


Keywords: Northwest Kidney Centers, Seattle , Payer Contracts Manager, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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