Aetna Contract Negotiator (Provider Contracting) - 41751BR in Amherst, New York

Req ID: 41751BR


As a Contract Negotiator the candidate will negotiates, re-negotiates and executes physician and/or provider contracts in accordance with company standards in order to maintain and enhance provider networks while meeting and exceeding accessibility, quality and financial goals.

Fundamental Components:· Accountable for all aspects of physician recruitment and contracting as well as ad/hoc network contracting, as assigned · Responsible for re-negotiating or negotiating solo, complex group, hospital-based and large entity physician contracts in support of network quality, availability and financial goals · Participates in the strategic recruitment of physicians satisfying specific network goals and objectives · Provides network development, maintenance and refinement activities and strategies in support of cross-market network management units· Partners across the organization to garner support for network contracting activities to ensure all aspects of operational implementation are completed on a timely and accurate basis · May be responsible for supervising and mentoring staff BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· Bachelor's degree desired or equivalent work experience.· 4-6 years of experience in a healthcare environment (ie - hospitals, physician practices, claims, insurance).

· Comprehensive understanding of hospital and physician financial issues and how to leverage technology to achieve success. EDUCATION

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


Functional - Network Management/Contract negotiation/4-6 Years


Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

Benefits Management/Promoting Health Information Technology/ADVANCED

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/ADVANCED


General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

Sales/Managing Competitive Networks/ADVANCED

Service/Creating a Differentiated Service Experience/ADVANCED TELEWORK SPECIFICATIONS

Must live in Western New York (Eric County or Buffalo/Niagara areas). This position is work from home but candidate must be able to go see clients in the local market. 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.

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Job Function: Health Care