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Job Category:

Network Management

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

78201

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Associate Director Network Programs - San Antonio, TX

UHG - San Antonio, Texas

Posted: 09/7/2018

So where are we today?  The public and health care community are focused on the scope, diversity, and quality of provider networks associated with health care products and coverage.  People like you and organizations like UnitedHealth Group are driving ever higher levels of sophistication in how provider networks are composed and compensated. That means everything is open to new ideas and innovation. And your expertise in provider networks can help us build in the next phase of evolution. In this managerial role, you’ll use your knowledge and analytical skills to help determine how clinical providers group up by specialty and service line. As you do, you’ll discover the resources, backing, and opportunities that you’d expect from a Fortune 5 leader.     Primary Responsibilities:

  • Set team direction, resolve problems, and provide guidance to members of own team
  • Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges
  • Direct cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams to develop enterprise-wide Clinically Integrated Networks focused on specific clinical areas/service lines, such as oncology or cardiology
  • Oversee network analysis and strategy development and implementation
  • Drive program design and implementation to improve quality and affordability through improvements in appropriateness and effectiveness
  • Ensure teams are obtaining, validating, and analyzing data impacting network availability and access
This is an opportunity that will offer you challenge like no other. We operate a complex, matrixed business that requires you to work through ambiguity even as you build a relationship with some of our most focused and intense business leaders. You'll need to conceptualize effectively, communicate clearly, and earn credibility within a demanding business environment.
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience working with a managed care organization or health insurer, or as a consultant in a network/contract management role, such as contracting, provider services, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience managing staff
  • Proficiency with all physician/facility/ancillary contract reimbursement methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of business processes that impact network contact loading and auditing
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Excel
  • Ability to travel nationally approximately 75%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management or project lead experience
  • Experience with claims systems

Building diverse, high quality provider networks is creating greater access to health care and improving the lives of millions. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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