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Network Management - Director Job

Full Job Title: Director, Network Management

Job Number: 1701010

Location: Brentwood, TN

Date Posted: 3-31-2017

Directs a team in managing physician contracting, network development, provider relations and provider operations. Develops, executes and maintains a provider network strategy. Works in concert with medical management and sales to develop strategies to meet market growth and medical cost targets. Provides service and education to network physicians/providers.

Department:Medicare, Provider Relations

Reports to:VP, Medicare Executive Director

Location: Brentwood, TN

Essential Functions:

  • Leads a team of department managers in developing and executing strategic departmental initiatives.
  • Achieves company targets through aggressive IPA primary care, specialty and ancillary provider contracting as well as risk contract management.
  • Manages required Hospital Contracting as appropriate.
  • Monitors primary care and specialty risk arrangements for Medicaid, and Medicare product lines.
  • Performs data analysis and develops specific actions to manage medical cost trend.
  • Develops best practice to assist risk partners in managing financial risk.
  • Identifies areas to improve provider service levels.
  • Educates/enhances relationships within the provider community.
  • Manages Network integrity and compliance.
  • Manages claims projects as necessary/required.
  • Manages provider loads as necessary/required.
  • Special projects as assigned or directed.

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Candidate Education:
  • Required A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Healthcare or related field
  • Preferred A Master's Degree in a related field
Candidate Experience:
  • Required 7 years of experience in healthcare sector (preferably at HMO or PPO)
  • Required 5 years of experience in HMO provider/hospital/ancillary contracting and network development
  • Required 3 years of management experience
Candidate Skills:
  • Intermediate Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Intermediate Demonstrated leadership skills Disciplined, hands-on and process-oriented leader
  • Advanced Other Knowledge of regulatory requirements concerning Medicare and Medicaid
  • Advanced Other Knowledge of provider contracts and health care reimbursement
  • Intermediate Other Understanding of regulatory compliance management and reporting requirements
  • Intermediate Other Ability to manage complex transaction and service models
  • Intermediate Other Demonstrated proficiency in establishing and driving medical cost management programs
  • Intermediate Other Ability to negotiate effectively with internal/external stakeholders, large hospital and physician healthcare systems
Licenses and Certifications:
A license in one of the following is required:
Technical Skills:Languages:

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