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VP of Facility Contracting - Atlanta, GA

UnitedHealth Group

Atlanta, GA
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745706 VP of Facility Contracting Atlanta GA

VP of Facility Contracting - Atlanta, GA (745706)

Position Description

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. 
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.


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 unit
  • 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

Creating 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.SM


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




Job Details

  • Contest Number745706
  • Job TitleVP of Facility Contracting - Atlanta, GA
  • Job FamilyNetwork Contracting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Networks

Job Location Information

  • Atlanta, GA
    United States
    North America

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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