Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City

Description

Position Description


UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise.
We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the
way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming
the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home
with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:


- Responsible
for the overall management of a book of Strategic Accounts.
- Accountable
for the maintenance, growth and increased profitability of existing business,
the acquisition of new business, and the strategic direction of assigned
accounts.
- Direct
strategic, customer specific initiatives, which deliver "value added"
services through the execution of client specific business plans.
- Convert
indemnity customers to managed care plans or expand our existing managed care
network penetration for existing customers.
- Coordinate
and influence superior customer service delivery by developing and maintaining
strong intercompany relationships.
- Develop
and monitor client financial performance including renewal planning, negotiation
and profitability levels.
- Secure
new business through marketing and effective product and service
expansion.Establish and maintain "strong and appropriate" level
relationships with customers and consultants; ensure UHG senior management has
customer specific "board level" contacts.
- Demonstrate
marketing and technical expertise through: Client, broker and consultant
meetings.
- Assessment
of approach, resources, and contacts needed to complete RFP's.
- Preparation
for, and participation in new business site visits.
- Provide
feedback to management on market trends as represented by our clients.
- Maintain
a high level of healthcare industry knowledge as well as customer's industry.


Required
Qualifications:


- Bachelor's
degree or equivalent work experience.
- Problem solver - can move quickly within UHG to solve customer issues.
- 5+ years
managing large (1,000 lives+) healthcare accounts.
- Strong working
knowledge of claims, marketing and managed care systems, including HMOs,
gatekeeper plans, PPO's, and managed indemnity plans.
- Strong working
knowledge of managed care delivery system.


Preferred
Qualifications:


- Excellent
communications and interpersonal skills (internal / external).
- Positive thinker
/ self-starter.
- Team player.
- Skillful
negotiator.
- Leadership
skills.
- Demonstrated
creativity.
- Strategic
visionary and planner.


Careers 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 you energy, your passion for
excellence, your near-obsession with driving changes 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. (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.


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