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Dental Network Contract Manager - Telecommute in Cherry Hill or Edison NJ; Richmond, Charlottesville or Alexandria VA; Maryland job at UnitedHealth Group, Indianapolis

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The Dental Network Contractor develops the provider network yielding a geographically competitive, broad access, stable network that achieves objectives for unit cost performance and trend management, and produces an affordable and predictable product for customers and business partners. Dental Network Contractors evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company contract templates, reimbursement structure standards, and other key process controls. Responsibilities also include establishing and maintaining strong business relationships with the providers in the network and ensuring the network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialties.

If you are located in Cherry Hill or Edison NJ; Richmond, Charlottesville, or Alexandria VA; Maryland State, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruit dental providers to multiple UHC Dental Networks and negotiate contracts
  • Work to achieve industry discounts with onboarding of new providers
  • Use pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise
  • Investigate non-standard requests and problems, with some assistance from others
  • Work exclusively within a specific knowledge area
  • Prioritize and organize own work to meet deadlines
  • Provide explanations and information to others on topics within area of expertise
  • Have reliable transportation and ability to travel up to 30%

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a network management-related role, such as contracting or provider services
  • 3+ years of experience utilizing financial models and analysis in negotiating rates with providers
  • 3+ years of experience in performing network adequacy analysis
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of claims processing systems and guielines
  • Willing and able to travel up to 30%
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to speak clearly and concisely, conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information form others
  • Solid interpersonal skills, establishing rapport and working well with others
  • Solid customer service skills
  • Ability to work in high stress, high goal orientated environment

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.     

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   


Job country: United States

City: Indianapolis

Category: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Location: Indianapolis, IN, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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