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Provider Relations Advocate - Cheyenne, WY

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Cheyenne, WY
Date:
01/19/2018
2018-01-192018-02-17
Job Code:
743505
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743505 Provider Relations Advocate Cheyenne WY

Provider Relations Advocate - Cheyenne, WY (743505)

Position Description

Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

The Provider Relations Advocate supporting Wyoming’s Medicaid Product (WYhealth) will be accountable for our Providers in the Western Region of Wyoming.  In this capacity, you will develop and maintain strong relationships with Providers via consultative, face - to - face interactions related to provider education, outreach, communicating the results of scorecards, etc.  You will work directly with the Providers to ensure their understanding of various scorecard measures and results. You will also provide tools, training and educational resources when there are opportunities for enhancements. 

 

Due to our requirement for face to face provider involvement, there is an expectation of 35%+ travel within assigned Region.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and foster relationships with Wyoming Medicaid Providers with in the region to include (but not limited to): Patient Centered Medical Homes, Other Primary Care Providers (Internal Medicine, Family Practice, OB / GYN, Pediatrics, etc…), Specialists, Hospitals, Nursing facilities, Behavioral Health Provider, Public Health Nursing
  • Development and delivery of Provider Score Cards and Care Gap Reports
  • Provider Newsletters and Bulletins
  • Regional Provider Education and Training (CME, targeted education opportunities, etc….)
  • Involvement in Community Baby Showers within the Region
  • Act as a liaison between WYhealth Departments and Providers for directed provider outreach and education
  • Attend Provider / Society / Association meetings as needed
  • Providing support to the WYhealth program to ensure that all contractual requirements are met

 

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • 2+ years of provider relations and / or provider network experience
  • 1+ years’ experience with Medicaid regulations
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Exceptional presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and remain on task
  • Willingness to travel 35%+ within the state of WY and the designated region (Cheyenne)
  • Must reside in the state of WY
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines from multi - staff members within the department

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Familiarity with WYhealth

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to 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.

 

 

Job Keywords: network manager , provider relations, Medicaid, Cheyenne, WY, Wyoming

Job Details

  • Contest Number743505
  • Job TitleProvider Relations Advocate - Cheyenne, WY
  • Job FamilyNetwork Management
  • Business SegmentOptum Consumer Solutions Group

Job Location Information

  • Cheyenne, WY
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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