Vancouver Coastal Health

Contracts Manager, Physician Relations and Compensation

Job Description

Job Title: Contracts Manager, Physician Relations and Compensation
Work Site: Exec - 601 W. Broadway, 11 flr


Start Date:



Regular Full Time

As soon as possible


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Reference#: 151201-skh


Come work as a Contracts Manager, Physician Relations and Compensation with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Contracts Manager, Physician Relations and Compensation to join the Physician Compensation team. Apply today to join our team!


As a Contracts Manager, Physician Relations and Compensation with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Be responsible for comprehensive contract management services and administration of all physician contracts for the assigned Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) clinical service portfolio/area.
  • Provide expertise and guidance to senior clinical and operational leadership and support the service and accountability objectives of the organization’s Physician Contracting and Compensation Policy Framework.
  • Provide timely advice and assessment to medical and operations leadership regarding range of contract and compensation options available to meet particular needs for contracted physician services.

  • Ensure due diligence is applied to the development of new contracts by identifying risk issues (financial, appropriateness of services, external compliance, etc.)

  • Manage and lead the contract renewal plan for portfolio of assigned contracts.

  • Prepare drafts for contract proposals and assist in the negotiations for new or renewed contracts.

  • Liaise with VCH Finance to ensure that all payments are supported by valid contracts and all necessary documentation required by a contract is in place.

  • Ensure that all contracts, associated documents and correspondence relating to a contract are entered into the Contract Database.

  • Meet on a regular basis with operations designates for portfolio of contracts to review contract performance and service profiles against contract requirements.

  • Monitor and analyze contract revenue recoveries and take measures to ensure maximization of revenue assignment where that is a feature of a contract.

  • Identify variances to required contract performance and possible remedial options.

  • Provide analysis and briefing documents related to specific contract performance issues including use of data from a variety of sources (financial, internal and/or external clinical and administrative data, MSP and related data).

  • Provide expert advice on the interpretation of contracts either directly or by accessing the appropriate expertise.




VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field, supplemented by three (3) to five (5) years’ recent, related experience.
  • An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Customer service orientation, with an ability to be innovative and participate with others to reach organizational objectives.
  • Ability to work in a complex organization and to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to participate on a multi-disciplinary team and ensure deadlines and milestones are met.
  • Ability to adapt and produce high quality results in a constantly changing and developing environment
  • Excellent computer skills in order to access and manipulate data from various systems to produce financial and other analysis and reports.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate recommendations to senior levels.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial planning, monitoring, analysis and reporting.
  • Strong analytical ability to meaningfully interpret and present data.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the full accounting and budgeting cycle.
    Effective leadership and communication skills to foster a respectful and motivating environment.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication, interpersonal and administrative skills.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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