Aetna Value Based Solutions Program Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 45295BR


Make important contributions to changing healthcare by managing and developing programs and projects for the Value Based Solutions team. This is a highly visible role and critical to the success of the business.

Fundamental Components:Develops and implements strategic business plans to achieve business goalsProactively leads a program and/or most complex projects by setting strategic directionIdentifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing value based solutions products, services and workflows based on broad view of the organizationCollaborates and partners with other functional managers, other business areas across/within segments or other business areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressedConsults with both internal and external constituents to scope/define projectInfluences change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/servicesObtains financial support for most complex projects or supports this work as it relates to program managementCollaboratively works across multiple functions and /or segments to obtain agreement from all impacted parties (e.g., up and downstream effects often impact multiple functions and/or segmentsResponsible for development and implementation of new ideas that supports work/teamCross-function/segment group facilitation/presentationLeads all project and/or program management work including monitoring and tracking of progress and status update communicationsResponsible for the financial implications of projects and/or program budgetsAssists others to identify solutions to issues that negatively impact program and/or project planBACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resourcesExperience includes development and management of multiple budgets related to various projects and or programUnderstanding of the healthcare system, particularly for the Medicaid populationUnderstanding of value based purchasing, specifically, experience with managing performance; will be handling communications and relationships with providers as part of the VBS program, when necessary


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


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General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/ADVANCED


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.

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Job Function: Management