Aetna Contract Negotiator in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Req ID: 43376BR

POSITION SUMMARY:

Negotiates, executes, reviews, and analyzes contracts and/or handles dispute resolution and settlement negotiations with smaller providers ( (i.e. local, individual providers, small groups/systems) in accordance with company standards in order to maintain and enhance provider networks while meeting and exceeding accessibility, compliance, quality, and financial goals and cost initiatives.

Fundamental Components:

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Manages contract performance in support of network quality, availability, and financial goals and strategies. Recruitsproviders as needed to ensure attainment of network expansion and adequacy targets.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3-5 years related experience, proven and proficient negotiating skills.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Strong communication, critical thinking, problem resolution and interpersonal skills.

EDUCATION:

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES:

Contract negotiation/4-6 Years

Provider relations/4-6 Years

Provider relations/4-6 Years

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively

Leadership/Collaborating for Results

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs

DESIRED SKILLS:

Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen

Turning Data into Information

Managing Competitive Networks

Telework Specifications:

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Considered only for locations in a specific region, state, or city; training period in the office may be required

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION:

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Health Care