Health Plan Provider Liaison Manager - Piedmont Triad or Raleigh, NC

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This Health Plan Provider Liaison Manager serves as an operational leader by managing and overseeing staff engagement, along with interacting directly and managing provider relationships in support of the Community Plan of North Carolina. This position is responsible for oversight and resolution of service model failures within the market impacting provider satisfaction. The role collaborates with internal and external business partners to ensure highest levels of provider Net Promotor Score (NPS) and provider satisfaction and works as part of the health plan leadership team.

The role will require periodic travel to meet with providers and to attend meetings in office, when needed to support the Health Plan.

If you are located in North Carolina, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Leads staff to ensure performance expectations and goals are being achieved in alignment with organization's mission and values
  • Drives highest levels of provider satisfaction and Net Promoter Score (NPS)
  • Engages with team members on issue resolution to ensure issues are handled timely with a positive outcome
  • Supports team and health plan leaders with resources to escalate provider issues that require business partners engagement for resolution
  • Oversees and manages staff educational needs affecting staff and providers
  • Engages and monitors staff's engagement with the providers on operational visits, joint operating committees, town halls and other provider events
  • Work effectively across the UHG Enterprise including collaborating with key business area (including network operations, Optum, Clinical, IT, Claims Operations, Call Centers, and other functional areas) to resolve provider issues and improve outcomes proactively for providers
  • Serves as a primary contact and resolution lead for Health Plan executive team and State Partner provider escalations
  • Interact with key leaders from large health systems and provider organizations
  • Manages yearly staff evaluations and support staff with career development

Demonstrated Skills:
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Solid analytical, critical reasoning and organizational skills
  • Good organization and planning skills with ability to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines from multi-staff members within the department
  • Sound interpersonal skills with ability to interface effectively both externally and internally with a wide range of people including executives, physicians, office staff and other health plan staff
  • Ability to effectively drive results in a dynamic, matrixed environment with a high degree of organizational change, growth, and ambiguity

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of provider relations or network management experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team
  • Experience giving professional presentations to all levels of organization
  • Travel up to 50% of time within this NC market area
  • Possess a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and current automobile insurance
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
  • Intermediate level proficiency MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • Live in/within commutable distance to Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, or Raleigh, NC
  • Based on the Federal mandate full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • 3+ years project management expertise
  • Experience working in the billing department of a physician's office and/or hospital
  • Experience managing remote workers
  • Expert level of knowledge of claims/systems processes, contracting and reimbursement methodologies
  • Familiarity of the market dynamics and health systems/provider groups

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

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