It's time for us to talk because at UnitedHealth Group, there's never better time to lead. Health care is changing and evolving at a pace that few could have predicted. Technology, ideas and bold vision are taking companies like UnitedHealth Group to new levels of performance. They can help you bring your impact to a whole new level. As a 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 6 leader. Primary Responsibilities:Predict emerging customer needs and develop innovative solutions to meet themSolve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the businessParticipate in the development of business strategyApply network configuration and incentive - based payment models as appropriate to improve quality and efficiencyDevelop and manage business plans to achieve objectivesLead large, complex projects to achieve key business objectivesTranslate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiencesInfluence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and / or approachesMay have segment - wide impactDirect cross-functional and / or cross - segment teamsYou'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. In this influential, high-impact role, the emphasis will be on setting strategy and working across a matrixed organization to achieve desired results. The environment is fast paced and demanding, so you will be changing priorities often and reacting to the needs of the marketplace.
Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degreeExperience in a network management-related role handling complex network providers with accountability for business results8+ years of experience in the health care industry5+ years of experience with healthcare contracting3+ years of specialty pharmacy experiencePreferred Qualifications:Experience in contributing to the development of product pricing and utilizing financial modeling in making rate decisionsPost - graduate degreePharmacy degreeExperience working with pharmacy manufacturersStrong customer service skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to speak clearly and concisely, conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information form others, including but not limited to reimbursement policy standardsStrong interpersonal skills, establishing rapport and working well with othersCreating 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.SMUnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good. Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed. Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.*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: net work contracting, health care, healthcare contracting, pharmacy, Irving, CA, California, United States, Telecommuter, Telecommute
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Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.