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MSLA - Provider Network Development Specialist - Tampa, FL

UnitedHealth Group

Tampa, FL
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735536 MSLA Provider Network Development Specialist Tampa FL

MSLA - Provider Network Development Specialist - Tampa, FL (735536)

Position Description

MSLA is a Medical Corporation that provides comprehensive independent medical evaluations (IME) and other IME related services to the government and private industry. Our business philosophy incorporates both exceptional customer service and quality evaluations, both of which are the primary factors for our rapid growth since our inception in 1998. No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)


The role of the Network Development Specialist is to recruit, grow and maintain a quality, cost effective network of medical and dental providers within an assigned geographical area. This position currently concentrates on the Eastern U.S. States. The candidates we hire will be based in the Tampa, Florida MSLA offices.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and source new leads in assigned geographical territories.
  • Cold call prospective providers in assigned geographical territories.
  • Negotiate provider reimbursement for services within prescribed guidelines.
  • Establish signed approved agreements with providers with approved rates.
  • Ensure all contracts are complete according to MSLA guidelines.
  • Educate prospective provider candidates on the benefits of MSLA and the value of the work.
  • Build and maintain provider relationships.
  • All other various duties requested and assigned by Management
  • E-mail and/or fax preliminary letters with approved rates for the area and specialty
  • Send out approved contracts to providers
  • Ensure all contracts are complete according to MSLA guidelines

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2+ years or more performing healthcare recruitment and contracting-- building and maintaining provider relationships with Providers and Nurses/Doctors
  • 2+ years of experience in pricing and fee schedule development using actuarial models
  • 2+ years of experience negotiating contract rates with providers
  • 2+ years or more knowledge and ability to recruit, sell and negotiate contracts with providers
  • Must be Proficient in general computer use such as Outlook, Databases and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Candidates must be able to work in the Tampa (Brandon, FL) MSLA office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent healthcare or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Niche industry background with government and VA
  • Sales experience
  • Able to follow routine procedures consistently and efficiently
  • Able to work independently, and in conjunction with team members at all levels of the organization
  • Able to understand instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, adaptable, and self-motivated
  • Able to routinely follow through with tasks and action items with little supervision

If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.


Careers with MSLA. Our focus is simple. We’re innovators at providing technology - driven, comprehensive, independent medical evaluations to government and private entities.  In addition to our core clinics located throughout California, Nevada and Hawaii, we manage an extensive nationwide network of fully credentialed physicians in all major specialties. We’ve joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. And when you join our team, you’ll impact the lives of others by verifying the validity of claims, providing quality examinations and meeting the timelines that make a difference for our customers.  Here, you’ll join a team that makes you want to do better every day, resulting in 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 Keywords: sales, network development, cold calling, contract negotiation, recruiting, researching, Tampa,  Brandon, Florida, FL

Job Details

  • Contest Number735536
  • Job TitleMSLA - Provider Network Development Specialist - Tampa, FL
  • Job FamilyNetwork Contracting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Tampa, FL
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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