Senior Network ManagerPrimary Location: Overland Park, KS
Additional Locations: KS-Overland Park, KS-Wichita Apply
67167Fundamental Components: Drives or guides development of holistic solutions or strategic plans negotiates and executes contracts with the most complex, market /region/national, largest group/system or highest value/volume of spend providers with significant financial implications. Manages contract performance, and drives the development and implementation of value based contract relationships in support of business strategies. Recruits providers as needed to ensure attainment of network expansion and adequacy targets. Accountable for cost arrangements within defined groups. Collaborates cross-functionally to manage provider compensation and pricing development activities, submission of contractual information, and the review and analysis of reports as part of negotiation and reimbursement modeling activities. Responsible for identifying and managing cost issues and collaborating cross functionally to execute significant cost saving initiatives. Represents company with high visibility constituents, including customers and community groups. Promotes collaboration with internal partners. Evaluates, helps formulate, and implements the provider network strategic plans to achieve contracting targets and manage medical costs through effective provider contracting to meet state contract and product requirements. Collaborates with internal partners to assess effectiveness of tactical plan in managing costs. May optimize interaction with assigned providers and internal business partners to facilitate relationships and ensure provider needs are met. Ensures resolution of escalated issues related, but not limited to, claims payment, contract interpretation and parameters, or accuracy of provider contract or demographic information. Background Experience: Proven working knowledge of provider financial issues and competitor strategies, complex contracting options, financial/contracting arrangements and regulatory requirements.7+ years related experience and expert level negotiation skills with successful track record negotiating contracts with large or complex provider systems.Strong communication, critical thinking, problem resolution and interpersonal skills. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Skills: General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen Desired Skills: Sales - Managing Competitive Networks, Sales - Negotiating Collaboratively, Service - Managing Organizational Dynamics Potential Telework Position: No Percent of Travel Required: 25 - 50% EEO Statement: Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Benefit Eligibility: Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Candidate Privacy Information: 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.
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