Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Minnetonka

Description

Position Description

The time has come to raise your game and help us raise ours. You’ve learned to lead. You’ve built a deep expertise in health care network operations.  You’ve set your sights on having more impact in more ways. Now it’s time to join our leadership team and help UnitedHealth Group meet the challenge of shaping where health care will go. As an Associate 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 5 leader. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
Guide development of geographically competitive, broad access, stable networks that achieve objectives for unit cost performance and trend management
Develop functional, market level and/or site strategy, plans, production and/or organizational priorities
Apply network configuration and incentive-based payment models as appropriate to improve quality and efficiency
Identify and resolve technical, operational and organizational problems
Direct work that impacts entire functions and/or customer accounts (internal or external)
 Evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company templates, reimbursement structure standards and other key process controls
                                                         
Are you ready to put your skills to the test? In this high-impact role, you will need to be a strong leader and have the proven ability to establish trust and build relationships with leaders and experts across an organization.

Required Qualifications:
2+ years of supervisory level experience in a network management-related role handling complex network providers with accountability for business results
2+ years of experience developing product pricing and utilizing financial modeling in making rate decisions
2+ years of experience managing a medical cost and administrative budget
Expert level of knowledge of Medicare Resource Based Relative Value System (RBRVS), DRGs, Ambulatory Surgery Center Groupers, etc.
3+ years of experience with provider contracting
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
Creating 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.(sm)
 

Diversity 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 Details
Requisition Number
799078
Job Title
Associate Director Network Contracting - Minnesota
Job Family
Network Contracting and Pricing
Business Segment
UnitedHealthcare Networks
Job Location Information

Minnetonka, MN
United States
North America
Additional Job Detail Information

Employee Status
Regular
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level
Director
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yes, 25 % of the Time
Telecommuter Position
No
Overtime Status
Exempt

About the company

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

A Fortune 6 company, we're focused on helping people live healthier lives while making the health system work better for everyone. Here, we seek to empower people with the information, guidance and tools to make personal health choices. We work harder and we aim higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And, at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good for more than 85 million people worldwide.

Our biggest point of differentiation is our people - and the collective talent, energy, intelligence and drive our force of 188,000 individuals around the world bring to our mission every single day. So, how do we do it? With our every action, interaction and intention that demonstrates the five fundamental values that guide everything we do:

• Integrity
• Compassion
• Relationships
• Innovation
• Performance

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