Vice-President of Provider Network Contracting - Dallas, TX
January 9, 2018
You've been building towards this. We've been building towards you. The health care system needs are evolving at a fast clip and innovators like UnitedHealth Group are playing a lead role. New models of care and new networks of providers are emerging now to better serve patients and communities. Here's where you come in. As a director within our network contracting team, you'll guide the development and support of provider networks as well as unit cost management activities through financial and network pricing modeling, analysis, and reporting. As you do, you'll discover the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader. Primary Responsibilities:Guide development of geographically competitive, broad access, stable networks that achieve objectives for unit cost performance and trend managementDevelop and execute strategies for a function or discipline that span a large business unit or multiple markets/site Apply network configuration and incentive-based payment models as appropriate to improve quality and efficiencyDirect others to resolve business problems that affect multiple functions or disciplinesDirect work that impacts entire functions and/or customer accounts (internal or external) Relocation assistance may be providedThis challenging, high-profile role will put your skills and experience to the test daily. You'll be charged with leading the efforts to achieve synergy targets through contracting with our network providers. In addition, you will lead the high-performing team that supports the UnitedHealthcare client relationship for network/provider management.
Required Qualifications:10+ years of management experience in a network management-related role handling complex network providers with accountability for business results8+ years of experience in developing of product pricing and utilizing financial modeling in making rate decisions5+ years of experience developing and managing a medical cost and administrative budgetExpert level of knowledge of Medicare Resource Based Relative Value System (RBRVS), Diagnosis Related Groups, Ambulatory Surgery Center Groupers, etc.5+ years of experience with provider contractingUndergraduate degree or equivalent experienceCreating and fine-tuning provider networks helps improve access to health care for millions. It's an outstanding opportunity to have more meaning and purpose in your career. Join us. Find out how you can start doing your life's best work.SMCareers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.SMDiversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Healthcare, Managed Care, Hospital Contracting, Physician Contracting, Ancillary Contracting, Facility Contracting, Provider Network, Network Development, Provider Services, Contract Negotiating, Network Management, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Dallas, TX, Texas
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