Aetna Mgr, Service Operations in Amherst, New York
Req ID: 50350BR
Leadership Opportunity in Meritain's Claims Operations Organization. Direct supervisor of 15-20 Claims Processors plus accountability for strategic project assignments, process improvement and process innovation.
Oversees the operations in a local service center handling a claims operations function,.
Develops, monitors and reviews performance.
Develops and maintains strong collaborative relationships within operations as well as with patient management, Sales and Marketing, PSS, Underwriting, Utilization Management, and network management in establishing appropriate service level agreements.
Develops, trains, evaluates, and coaches staff to provide cost effective claim processing and claim and customer service while ensuring that quality standards are met.
Assesses individual and team performance on a regular basis and provide candid and timely developmental feedback; monitors training plans and ensure training needs are met.
Establishes a clear vision aligned with company values; sets specific challenging and achievable objectives and action plans; motivates others to balance customer needs and business success; challenges self and others to look to the future to create quality products, services, and solutions.
Attracts, selects, and retains high caliber, diverse talent able to successfully achieve or exceed business goals; builds a cohesive team that works well together.
Creates and maintains tools, job aids, and training materials to help employees in their efforts to resolve issues and improve their relationship with customers.
Collects, analyzes and reports on operations information in support of process, systems, and policy redesign.
Effectively applies and enforces Aetna HR policies and practices, i.e. FML/EML, Attendance, Code of Conduct, and Disciplinary Guidelines.
Effectively manages cross-functional projects that support the business strategy.
Exhibits the following Manager Behaviors
5+ years experience in managing high volume transaction processing, financial management, project delivery, production, systems analysis and application program development.
Healthcare experience preferred.
Customer service experience.
Multiple years proven leadership experience setting strategic direction and influencing change that resulted in quantifiable positive outcomes.
Proven strong leadership skills managing large high performance teams.
Experienced working with vendors.
Demonstrated negotiation skills.
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
WAH opportunity in Plymouth, Minnesota, Lansing, MI. or Amherst, NY
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION:
Growth necessitates adding a strong operational leader to Meritain's operations organization. Opportunity to join a dynamic team oriented organization where innovation and problem solving is expected.
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: Customer Service