Aetna Network Manager (Provider Contracting) in Plano, Texas

Req ID: 43954BR

This position will sit in the Plano, TX office location OR telework in New Mexico.

*This is not an IT Technology position.


Negotiates, competitive and complex contractual relationships with providers according to pre-determined internal guidelines and financial standards. Works cross-functionally to execute network strategies. Runs reports to review data, identify and maintain accountability for specific medical cost initiatives. Manage network adequacy and filing processes.

Fundamental Components:

Negotiate complex, competitive contractual relationships with providers according to prescribed guidelines

Manages value based provider compensation/reimbursement agreements

Responsible for understanding and managing medical cost issues and identifying and initiating appropriate actions

Provides sales and marketing support

Builds contracts in Strategic Contact Manager (SCM)


Must be able to negotiate contracts with large provider entities

Must demonstrate strong leadership skills

Must have strong understanding of Aetna organization and be able to drive cross functional initiatives

Must have a bachelors degree


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


Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY

Service/Demonstrating Service Discipline/ADVANCED


Finance/Servicing Customers Profitably/MASTERY


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.

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Job Function: Health Care