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Associate Director Network Contracting - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead / Assist with contractual negotiations
  • Lead with provider strategy development and execution
  • Maintain an ongoing knowledge of provider's business; as well as their contract with OptumRx
  • Provide positive alternatives to complex situations encountered by providers and manage expectations
  • Work with the Network Managers to maintain and strengthen provider relationships
  • Escalate provider concerns internally and to help solve complex issues
  • Communicate effectively with providers via face - to - face meetings, conference calls and written correspondence
  • Manage contractual obligations including but not limited to contract compliance
  • Assist in development and delivery of financial modeling to support contracting activities
  • Be a self - starter, produce quality work, make decisions, and deliver on commitmentsYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience in healthcare pricing, network/contracting, credentialling or audit
    • 3 + years of experience leading and motivating a geographically dispersed team of people through other leaders -
    • 3 + years of experience working cross functionally with teams including, but not limited to, Industry and Network, Client, Clinical, Analytics, Finance, Industry and Network, Product
    • Experience creating structure, clarity, and effective plans, when faced with ambiguity and complexity
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • BA Degree
      • Experience working for a PBMTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentivesDiversity 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: -Associate Director Network Contracting, Contractual Negotiations, Financial Modeling, Network, Credentialing, Audit, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Irvine, CA, California, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie , Associate Director Network Contracting - Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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