Aetna Contract Negotiator -53849BR in Jacksonville, Florida

Req ID: 53849BR

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will act as the primary resource for assigned key physician and ancillary providers. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for supporting network in building/maintaining positive relationships with assigned hospital and health systems.

Fundamental Components:

*Primary contact for some of our key large/complex providers *Strong, confident communication and presentation skills to work with key managed care contacts *Develop and maintain positive relationships with our provider partners *Collaborates cross-functionally to ensure resolution of escalated issues or projects *Educates internal and external parties, as needed to ensure compliance with contract policies *Meet with key providers to ensure service levels are meeting expectations *Proactive approach to conflict resolution and provider network management

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

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

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

Proven working knowledge of competitor strategies, complex contracting options, value based contracting, financial/contracting arrangements and regulatory requirements.

EDUCATION

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

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Claims/Claim processing - Medical or Hospital - ACAS/1-3 Years

Functional - Network Management/Contract negotiation/1-3 Years

Functional - Network Management/Credentialing/1-3 Years

Functional - Network Management/Provider relations/1-3 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance/1-3 Years

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/ADVANCED

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.

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Job Function: Health Care

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.