UnitedHealth Group Manager, Provider Services- Telecommute (Schaumburg, IL or Irvine, CA Preferred) in Dallas, Texas

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This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) The Manager of Network Relations is responsible for the full range of provider relations and service interactions within OptumRx, including working on end - to - end provider network implementation pursuant to client direction, managing contracting initiatives related to such networks, as well as ensuring such networks are setup and operate appropriately.

Managers of Network Relations design and implement programs and networks to build and nurture positive relationships between OptumRx’s clients, OptumRx and the providers.

Responsibilities also include directing and implementing strategies relating to the development and management of a provider network, identifying gaps in network composition and services to assist the network contracting and development staff in prioritizing contracting needs, and may also be involved in identifying and remediating operational short-falls and researching and remediating claims.

Primary Responsibilities: Set team direction, resolve problems and provide guidance to members of own team May oversee work activities of other supervisors Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges Influence or provide input to forecasting and planning activities Product, service or process decisions are most likely to impact multiple groups of employees and / or customers (internal or external) Implement networks related to client and other requests Work closely with other departments to ensure timelines are being met and set up is appropriate Responsible for managing a team to support end to end network and contracting efforts Responsible for all new and existing network builds from design to implementation This person and their team will also support the Network Relations department with respect to applicable contracting efforts and manage the contracting process from start to finish Primary Qualifications: Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience 5+ years of provider relations and/or network management experience 3+ years of management experience At least an intermediate level of knowledge of claims / systems processes, contracting and reimbursement methodologies 5+ years of experience with Medicare and Medicaid regulations At least an intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint Preferred Qualifications: Exceptional presentation, written and verbal communication skills Ability to work independently and remain on task Good organization and planning skills Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines from multi-staff members within the department MS Access UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

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Manager, Provider Services- Telecommute (Schaumburg, IL or Irvine, CA Preferred) Illinois-Schaumburg 680186