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Sr Director of Facility Contracting - Atlanta, Georgia

UnitedHealth Group

Norcross, GA
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740863 Sr Director of Facility Contracting Atlanta Georgia

Sr Director of Facility Contracting - Atlanta, Georgia (740863)

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 Vice President of Facility Contracting develops the provider network in Georgia, primarily in the Atlanta market, yielding a geographically competitive, broad access, stable network that achieves objectives for unit cost performance and trend management, and produces an affordable and predictable product for customers and business partners. The Vice President of Facility Contracting will evaluate and negotiate facility contracts in compliance with company contract templates, reimbursement structure standards, and other key process controls. Responsibilities also include establishing and maintaining strong business relationships with Hospital providers, and ensuring the network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialties.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to and is accountable for the performance and direction through multiple layers of management and senior level professional staff
  • Establish and maintain strong business relationships with Hospital or Ancillary providers, and ensure the network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialties
  • Develop detailed, and concise strategy and plans to yield desired outcome of the organization or multiple business units
  • network configuration and incentive - based payment models as appropriate to improve quality and efficiency
  • Direct others to resolve business problems that affect multiple functions or disciplines
  • Make product, service or process decisions that are most likely to impact multiple functions and / or customer accounts.
  • Own or Lead end to end contracting process including, but not limited to, using available technology to create contracts, negotiate financial and contract terms, and implement final contract

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 10+ years of experience in a network management - related role handling complex network providers with accountability for business results
  • 10+ years of experience in the health care industry
  • 5+ years of experience in utilizing financial modeling in making rate decisions
  • 3+ years of experience developing and managing a medical cost and administrative budget
  • 5+ years of experience with provider contracting
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • Knowledge of hospital and facility reimbursement methodologies such as DRGs, APCs, Per - diem, Ambulatory Surgery Center Groupers, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent 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 standards
  • Strong interpersonal skills, establishing rapport and working well with others

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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: Job Keywords: Hospital Contract, Leader, Director, Vice President, Contracting, Atlanta, GA, Norcross, GA, Georgia


Job Details

  • Contest Number740863
  • Job TitleSr Director of Facility Contracting - Atlanta, Georgia
  • Job FamilyNetwork Contracting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Networks

Job Location Information

  • Norcross, GA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsAtlanta, GA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • 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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