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Sr Medical Operations Specialist

Req #: 180005VI_en
Location: Deerfield, IL US
Job Category: Research and Development
Date Posted: 3/13/2018 12:21:11 PM
Baxter International


About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.




The Medical Operations Support Associate (Contracts Associate) is responsible for drafting, negotiating, leading, coordinating and managing low to medium complexity medical contracts. Position is accountable for timely milestone completion and short-term initiatives in support of contract timelines and goals.  Analyze and develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques and standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Position will draft, review and negotiate medical contract terms and conditions while adhering to all applicable Baxter policies.
  • Participate in all contract project meetings from inception to close out, providing advice on contract process, status and timelines.
  • Partner with Legal, Business Units, and other functional groups to resolve issues in a timely manner and provide guidance on moderately complex contract situations.
  • Continually seek and suggest innovative and more efficient ways to carry out duties
  • Demonstrate and incorporate Baxter competencies in executing responsibilities




  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Commitment to action and ability to maintain effectiveness under changing circumstances and priorities.
  • Must be able to expand knowledge and adapt to an increasingly complex environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and organizational skills required.
  • Detail oriented. This position requires the ability to identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information, and use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and make recommendations.
  • Proficiency in various standard computer software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.


Education and/or Experience:

  • BS/BA preferred and/or minimum 1-3 years of experience in medical contracts, medical device or pharmaceutical companies.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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