VP Payer Relations and Partnerships - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Atlanta Georgia

United States

Other
(No Timezone Provided)

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The VP Payer Relations and Partnerships will create and execute on cross-functional strategic framework that drives the development and delivery of integrated provider models and other risk or value/incentive-based provider partnerships in the West Region. This position will work with local, regional, and national teams to ensure that the creation of new programs or arrangements with provider systems or other partners is scalable to UHC.

Additionally, this role will have responsibility for collaborating with UHG legislative, regulatory and other functional leaders to ensure health plan compliance, with particular focus on provider networks and products based on high performing networks as key strategic compliance mechanisms. (i.e. Public Options). This role is critical to ensuring successful execution of our key business priorities for the west region's continued growth.

If you are located in CA, AZ or CO, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to independently and collaboratively create and drive both regional and market level strategies that further the collaboration of integrated provider programs in specific markets, as well as the delivery of other market programs (including regulatory programs or initiatives). Measure the success of each initiative and make recommendations towards implementation to other segments or markets, when necessary.
  • Assist in the development and alignment of the value proposition of our high performing network programs
  • Collaborate and strategize with both internal and external stakeholders to deliver successful programs (including Providers, Sales, Network Management, Clinical, Pricing/Actuarial, Legal, Finance, Operations, Regulatory, etc)
  • Create consistent plans/structures that will allow us to rapidly replicate, adapt and scale the build out of these types of programs and products based on learnings in the local markets.
  • Act both independently and collaboratively as the liaison between provider partners and UHC as it relates to integrated programs
  • Establish and participate in applicable steering and governance committees. Provide on-going leadership, support, and maintenance at the market level for such defined initiatives
  • Assist with the project management and continuous development of such initiatives by developing processes, providing support, a roadmap for on-going strategies/products that facilitate compliance with State regulation and legislation.
  • Ensure that all strategies and projects/products align with national and regional business plan objectives
  • Stay connected to other regional or national initiatives that may be of value to provider collaborative products or other regional products in general
  • Lead and influence within a matrix organization
  • Provide constant and consistent communication to all stakeholders
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of experience in healthcare/health insurance, provider network contracting, or product development. A combination of any of these areas is highly desirable, with an emphasis on provider contracting familiarity
  • 2+ years of experience in program/project tracking and planning projects
  • Project management experience with the ability to manage the work throughout a highly matrixed organization
  • Intermediate knowledge of health plan products and the process for which they are built and knowledge of all lines of business offered by UHC
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable leadership skills in a matrixed structure where team members are not direct reports
  • Solid judgement skills to balance and prioritize differing organizational needs and make decisions on business needs and group objectives
  • Skilled in the art of negotiation and the ability to build consensus
  • Solid interpersonal skills with the ability to interface effectively both externally and internally with a wide range of people
  • Ability to make an immediate impact in a fast-paced environment with multiple and changing demands
  • Ability to adapt to rapid change and can think outside of the box
  • Ability to monitor the progress of initiatives, and advise or provide direction
  • Solid analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to exercise logic and sound judgement in the development of strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and who can help build out this new role

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $130,300 to $250,200. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.

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VP Payer Relations and Partnerships - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Atlanta Georgia

United States

Other

(No Timezone Provided)

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The VP Payer Relations and Partnerships will create and execute on cross-functional strategic framework that drives the development and delivery of integrated provider models and other risk or value/incentive-based provider partnerships in the West Region. This position will work with local, regional, and national teams to ensure that the creation of new programs or arrangements with provider systems or other partners is scalable to UHC.

Additionally, this role will have responsibility for collaborating with UHG legislative, regulatory and other functional leaders to ensure health plan compliance, with particular focus on provider networks and products based on high performing networks as key strategic compliance mechanisms. (i.e. Public Options). This role is critical to ensuring successful execution of our key business priorities for the west region's continued growth.

If you are located in CA, AZ or CO, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to independently and collaboratively create and drive both regional and market level strategies that further the collaboration of integrated provider programs in specific markets, as well as the delivery of other market programs (including regulatory programs or initiatives). Measure the success of each initiative and make recommendations towards implementation to other segments or markets, when necessary.
  • Assist in the development and alignment of the value proposition of our high performing network programs
  • Collaborate and strategize with both internal and external stakeholders to deliver successful programs (including Providers, Sales, Network Management, Clinical, Pricing/Actuarial, Legal, Finance, Operations, Regulatory, etc)
  • Create consistent plans/structures that will allow us to rapidly replicate, adapt and scale the build out of these types of programs and products based on learnings in the local markets.
  • Act both independently and collaboratively as the liaison between provider partners and UHC as it relates to integrated programs
  • Establish and participate in applicable steering and governance committees. Provide on-going leadership, support, and maintenance at the market level for such defined initiatives
  • Assist with the project management and continuous development of such initiatives by developing processes, providing support, a roadmap for on-going strategies/products that facilitate compliance with State regulation and legislation.
  • Ensure that all strategies and projects/products align with national and regional business plan objectives
  • Stay connected to other regional or national initiatives that may be of value to provider collaborative products or other regional products in general
  • Lead and influence within a matrix organization
  • Provide constant and consistent communication to all stakeholders
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of experience in healthcare/health insurance, provider network contracting, or product development. A combination of any of these areas is highly desirable, with an emphasis on provider contracting familiarity
  • 2+ years of experience in program/project tracking and planning projects
  • Project management experience with the ability to manage the work throughout a highly matrixed organization
  • Intermediate knowledge of health plan products and the process for which they are built and knowledge of all lines of business offered by UHC
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable leadership skills in a matrixed structure where team members are not direct reports
  • Solid judgement skills to balance and prioritize differing organizational needs and make decisions on business needs and group objectives
  • Skilled in the art of negotiation and the ability to build consensus
  • Solid interpersonal skills with the ability to interface effectively both externally and internally with a wide range of people
  • Ability to make an immediate impact in a fast-paced environment with multiple and changing demands
  • Ability to adapt to rapid change and can think outside of the box
  • Ability to monitor the progress of initiatives, and advise or provide direction
  • Solid analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to exercise logic and sound judgement in the development of strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and who can help build out this new role

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $130,300 to $250,200. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.

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