Aetna Senior Network Provider Manager in Westchester, Illinois

Req ID: 44700BR


Qualified Candidates will be in Northern IL

Negotiates, competitive and complex contractual relationships with providers according to pre-determined internal guidelines and financial standards. Works cross-functionally to execute network strategies. Maintains accountability for specific medical cost initiatives.

Fundamental Components:

Effectively negotiates complex, competitive contractual relationships with providers according to prescribed guidelines in support of national and regional network strategies

Manages provider compensation/reimbursement and pricing development activities

Responsible for understanding and managing medical cost issues and initiating appropriate action

Provides sales and marketing support, community relations and guidance with comprehension of applicable federal and state regulations

Initiate legal reviews as needed; ensure all required reviews completed by appropriate functional areas

Act as SME for contracting staff supporting ancillary and large physician group contracting

Assist with the design, development, management, and/or implementation of strategic network configurations

Interacts with external providers regarding complex nonstandard medical situations


Must possess a successful track record negotiating large, complex integrated delivery system contracts.

Must possess a successful track record of launching and negotiating value-based contracting initiatives.


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


Functional - Network Management/Contract negotiation/More Than 10 Years

Functional - Network Management/Provider relations/More Than 10 Years

Functional - Network Management/Network market leadership/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Plan development/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Project Leader/4-6 Years


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY


Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED

Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/MASTERY

General Business/Turning Data into Information/MASTERY

Telework Specifications:

Full-Time Telework (WAH)

Considered only for locations in a specific region, state, or city; training period in the office may be required-Must reside in Northern Illinois


Comprehensive understanding of hospital and physician financial issues and how to leverage technology to achieve quality and cost improvements for both payers and providers.

In-depth knowledge of managed care business, regulatory /legal requirements, products, programs, strategy and objectives.

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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care