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UnitedHealth Group is looking for a Strategic Account Director, Payer Relations – Telecommute  #BusinessJobsNearPagosaSprings #PagosaSpringsCareers #DirectorJobsPagosaSprings

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride – pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life’s best work.(sm)The Strategic Account Director, Payer Relations is responsible for managing payer relations for Optum Specialty Pharmacy and Optum Infusion Pharmacy.  This position will be responsible for increasing Optum Infusion and Optum Specialty payer access in their designated territory. You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:Work across business partners to establish and cultivate strategic business relationships with key managed care payers, influencers, and customersSupport network access adequacy needs through ensuring existing agreements and client relationships are maintainedDrive payer client retention and profitability via account management routines and a disciplined approach to financial performanceCollaborate with Specialty and Infusion sales teams to align payer access priorities and manage the pipeline of new business development opportunities in both existing and new marketsDevelop relationships across health systems in support of sales team efforts within key marketsProvide subject matter expertise support to the Optum sales teams that interface with health plans for standalone business opportunities  Facilitate health plan and other payer RFP responses to ensure Optum is positioned as a best in class specialty / infusion providerCreate and own product solutions for health plan and other clients that differentiate the integrated assets of OptumRx (such as Optum Specialty and Home Infusion)Apply network configuration and incentive – based payment models as appropriate to improve quality and efficiencyInfluence others to resolve business problems that affect multiple functions or disciplinesApply previous experiences to product, service or process decisions that impact multiple functions and / or customer accountsUse previous PBM / payer or pharmacy experience and knowledge to make business decisionsYou’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: Bachelors degree or equivalent years of experience 8+ years of experience working in the health care industry 5+ years of experience handling complex payer or provider relationships with accountability for business results 5+ years working in a matrix environment Ability to travel 25% – 50% of the time You will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups US Telecommuting Policy If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree 5+ years of management experience 5+ years of experience with client management and account ownership 3+ years of project management experienceCareers with OptumRx. Were one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here youll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, youre empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. Youll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. Theres no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your lifes best work.(sm)Colorado Residents Only: The salary for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary,  UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups 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 Keywords: Account Executive, Director, Payer Relations, Provider, Client Management, Project Management, PBM, Pharmacy, Account Management, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Telecommute Recommended SkillsAccount ManagementManagementHealth SystemsNew Business DevelopmentProject ManagementRequest For ProposalRecommended JobsAccount DirectorAtlanta,GaAccount Director, Atlanta,GaStrategic Account Director, Payer Relations – TelecommuteUnitedHealth GroupWork From HomeFull-TimeProject ManagerAtlantaManager – Supply Chain ConsultingGenpactAtlanta

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