Regional Director, Managed Care and Payer Strategies
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POST DATE 8/31/2019
END DATE 1/31/2020
UHS Corporate Office - Remote
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONOne of the nation s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since our inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion during 2018. In 2019, UHS was again recognized as one of the World s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago, enabling us to provide compassionate care to our patients and their loved ones. Our strategy includes building or acquiring high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, investing in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and becoming the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. It acts as the advisor to Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (NYSE:UHT). For additional information on the Company, visit our web site: http://www.uhsinc.com.
Regional Director, Managed Care and Payer Strategies (West Region)
The Regional Director of Managed Care will be responsible for managed care and payer contracting for assigned behavioral health facilities in designated region. The Regional Director will ensure appropriate organization, communication and coordination with managed care organizations and payers for and on behalf of assigned facilities.
*This role requires moderate travel
Responsible for organization and negotiation of all managed care contracts for assigned facilities.
Establishes exceptional communication between the payer, the facility and UHS leadership.
Leads the payer relations strategies for assigned facilities.
Collaborates with local and regional finance on data analysis.
Responsible for coordinating and conducting key meetings and presentations with payers.
Bachelor s Degree required (Master s Preferred)
8-10 years of related experience required (10+ years preferred)
Must have at least 5 years experience employed by a healthcare insurance payer
Moderate travel nationally and within dedicated geographic region
Must have payer rate negotiation experience.
Comprehensive working knowledge of managed care contracting and practices sufficient to maximize revenue generated from these sources. Knowledge of health care finance practices and methods.
Demonstrated managed care contract negotiation skills. Demonstrated inter-personal and written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to collate and analyze multiple data points to inform negotiations. Demonstrated ability to work across various levels of the organization up to and including C-Suite (internally and externally). Demonstrated skills in small and large group presentations.
This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
Generous Paid Time Off
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