Aetna Senior Network Manager - 47943BR in Sunrise, Florida

Req ID: 47943BR


The incumbent will be accountable for designing conceptual models, initiative planning, and negotiating high value/risk contracts with the most complex and challenging large hospital/provider systems with the highest value/volume of spend in the market in accordance with company standards to maintain and enhance provider networks, while working cross functionally to ensure consistency with all contracting strategies and meeting and exceeding accessibility, quality, compliance, and financial goals and cost initiatives.

Fundamental Components:

Drives/guides development of holistic solutions or strategic plans.

Negotiates and executes contracts with the most complex and largest hospital systems in the market with the highest volume of spend.

Manages contract performance and drives development and implementation of value based contract relationships in support of business strategies.

Accountable for cost arrangements within defined groups. Collaborate cross-functionally to manage provider compensation and pricing development activities, submission of contractual information, and the review and analysis of reports as part of the negotiation and reimbursement modeling activities.

Responsible for identifying and managing cost issues and collaborating cross-functionally to execute significant cost saving initiatives.

Evaluates, helps formulate, and implements the provider network strategic plans to achieve contracting targets and manage medical costs and product requirements.

Optimize interaction with assigned providers and internal business partners to facilitate relationships and ensure provider needs are met. Ensure resolution of escalated issues related, but not limited to, claims payment, contract interpretation and parameters, or accuracy of provider contract or demographic information.

Represent company with high visibility constituents, including customers and community groups. Promote collaboration with internal partners.


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

7+ years related experience and expert level negotiation skills with successful track record negotiating contracts with large or complex provider systems.

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


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


Functional - Network Management/Contract negotiation/7-10 Years

Functional - Network Management/Provider relations/7-10 Years

Functional - General Management/Data analysis & interpretation/4-6 Years

Functional - Communications/Provider communications/4-6 Years

Functional - Sales & Service/Strategy development/4-6 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Hardware/PCs/7-10 Years/Power User


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY


Finance/Servicing Customers Profitably/MASTERY

Sales/Managing Competitive Networks/MASTERY

Service/Creating a Differentiated Service Experience/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: Health Care