Aetna Executive Director, Provider Transformation (Joint Ventures) in Dallas, Texas

Req ID: 41091BR


The Executive Director reports directly to the VP of Provider Transformation. The ED provides strategic leadership for the development of provider centric assessments and performance improvement strategies, road map, tools, and methodologies. S/he leads a regional team of Directors, Managers, and Senior Consultants, and is responsible for maintaining a highly productive and motivating work environment to achieve business goals and deliver superior solutions for transforming ACO/Joint Venture partners. S/he develops and implements performance improvement capabilities designed to enable Strategic, Business and Clinical Transformation within ACS providers to help achieve the triple aim. Leads the implementation of solutions with provider organizations, and provides work stream oversight for professional level engagement delivery staff from across multiple teams. The Exec Director also provides leadership in the development and implementation of transformation plans to achieve targeted improvement goals. S/he collaborates with other leaders within the transformation team and across ACS as well as Aetna overall to identify enabling technology and service products, programs, and approaches that integrate informatics and performance improvement with clinical, business, strategic, and technology transformation approaches.

Fundamental Components:

Assesses providers capability infrastructure for pop health mgmt (Pre deal & concurrent with reviews)

Develop & prep for Sr. leadership presentations for ACO performance per assigned region

Accountable for managing the providers' financial risk of $250M for each region

Interacts, presents, & engaged with C-suite level provider partners throughout the transformation journey

Design & develop & oversee implementation of a comprehensive customized strategy ( ACO 2.0 roadmap) to drive a successful pop health mgmt operation for each of the region ACOs & Joint Venture provider partners

Capture & elevate to Sr. Leadership the feedback from the regional market place & the provider community that will shape the ACS strategies going forward (continuous process improvement)

Support provider partners through the implementation of the recommendations

Provides consultation & advisory support to the provider to close gaps in capabilities

Monitoring & tracking ACO performance against defined targets & engage w/ ACOs in deep dive projects for process improvement & review of technology enablement

Leads a regional team of business consultants & clinical consultants

Partner w/ clinical team in implementing & deploying various skills & transformation projects

Manages projects, people, customer expectations & business priorities to achieve constituent satisfaction

Oversees day-to-day activities of team

Manages & builds a strong team through formal training, diverse assignments, & coaching, mentoring & other development techniques

Motivates & is willing to understand & probe into technical details, & mentors others to do the same

Drives the overall design or methodology of tactical & strategic advisory solutions that satisfy needs across products, segments & clients to increase engagement

Communicates & consults w/ Senior Leadership to ensure that informatics & performance improvement strategies focus on long term results & represent all constituencies effectively

Manages budgets, plans & expenses for large scale strategic projects, & participates in cost center management

Collaborates w/ the external provider partner & internal (VP of Transformation & ACS departmental leaders) stakeholders to design, implement, & continually improve outcomes tracking & measurement models related to Provider Transformation

Collaborates with business partners to provide advice on metrics, tools, & outcomes models for development & evaluation of projects and programs.


candidate must be in either desired location - PHOENIX, AZ or DALLAS,TX


10-15 years strong background in health care analysis methods & tools, health economics, ACO finance

Minimum 12 years managerial & project mgmt experience required

5-10 years in either payer or provider settings highly preferred

Deep knowledge of health care industry, policy, research design, predictive modeling, ACO finance methods & tools


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a MBA.


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.

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Job Function: Management