Job description


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


Position Description

The more you do, the more you learn. And as you learn you find new doors opening that challenge you to bring your best. This specialist role with UnitedHealth Group will call on your knowledge, your energy and your commitment to making health care work more effectively for more people. We're driving ever higher levels of sophistication in how provider networks are composed and compensated. 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 6 leader.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
Participate in the development of business strategy
Develop, implement and maintain a new end-to-end business process and capabilities for a Preferred Lab Network
Monitor and report network performance
Coordinate corrective action plans, where needed, with provider and network manager
Identify and implement improvements to drive efficiency and user-satisfaction
Create communications & supporting collateral material with UHC Communication teams
Update and maintain program content on internal SharePoint sites and external sites
Organize & lead multidisciplinary teams to execute and achieve stated program deliverables
Create & participate in senior management presentations, as requested
Multi-task, shifting back and forth effectively among multiple activities
Demonstrate accountability for own professional growth & development 

Required Qualifications:
5+ years in managed care or consulting organization in a network/contract management role, such as contracting, provider services, account management, etc
3+ years of project management or project lead experience
3+ years of experience with facility/ancillary contact loading and auditing including contract submission, validation and maintenance
2+ years of experience in data analysis
Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise in physician/facility/ancillary contract reimbursement methodologies
2+ years of experience working with claims systems

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 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.(sm)
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

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 Keywords: Managed Care, project lead, facility, ancillary, contract loading, auditing, network, contract management, contracting, provider services, account management

Job Details
Requisition Number
Job Title
Network Program Manager - Telecommute (Minnetonka, MN Preferred)
Job Family
Network Management
Business Segment
UnitedHealthcare Networks
Job Location Information

Minnetonka, MN
United States
North America
Additional Job Detail Information

Employee Status
Job Level
Individual Contributor
Day Job
Telecommuter Position
Overtime Status

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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