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Contracts Specialist

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary

This role is primarily responsible for managing the workflows of Business Associate Agreement \(BAA\), confidentiality agreements \(CDAs\), data use agreements \(DUAs\), material transfer agreements \(MTAs\), consulting agreements required to safeguard protected health information and personally identifiable information\. This role will also ensure that the proposed terms and conditions and corresponding obligations comply with applicable laws, regulations, and institutional policy\.

This position requires strong oral and written communication ability to properly represent the WCM brand and support the WCM community\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Drafts, reviews, and negotiates MTAs, DUAs, CDAs, and BAAs in accordance with Privacy regulations and policies\.

+ Ensures related documentation adhere to institutional policy and practice\.

+ Responsible for meeting contract performance based metrics while maintaining a large contract portfolio across institution\.

+ Coordinates with and seeks advisement from subject matter experts and other departments to ensure appropriate contract language\.

+ Tracks submission of BAA requests\. Submits requests and tracks completion of ITS risk assessments\. Tracks and ensures completion of all required documents needed to process privacy contracts within department time frame\.

+ Collaborates via phone, email and in\-person meetings with internal and external customers and adheres to WCMs high service level agreement response times\.

+ Serves as the liaison between privacy office and WCM community on Privacy related contracts\.

+ Consults with Chief Privacy Officer on contracts for approval of contract variations and modified terms\.

+ Assists in the development and implementation of internal contracting policies and procedures\.

+ Generates ad hoc reports, participates on special projects and performs other related duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor's Degree


Bachelor's Degree in related field, paralegal experience preferred\.

Approximately 2\+ years of related experience\.

Understanding of contract negotiations and/or healthcare knowledge or contract experience\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications\.

+ Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in English\.

+ Self\-starter with a demonstrated ability to achieve results as part of an effective team\.

+ Ability to multi\-task and self\-prioritize work\.

+ Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a high\-pressure, complex environment\.

+ Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail\.

+ Must be able to meet deadlines\.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.
Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-15

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