Local Network Manager
The Local Network Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining robust recruiting and retention strategies for Steward Health Care Network in our new and existing markets.
This is a senior role with tremendous opportunity to impact a successful, fast-growing health care system that values innovation, creativity, and results.
The incumbent will provide the leadership and expertise needed to develop and implement a medical manpower plan to support the strategic, operational, financial, and clinical objectives of Steward Health Care Network. This responsibility will be accomplished in partnership with their direct report, the Regional Executive Director of Operations, and Hospital Presidents in consideration of their market's needs along with other key internal stakeholders. He/She will coordinate the activities related to network development including recruitment, network development, and project management.
This position oversees and is responsible to provide education, training, and management to achieve established goals within their assigned Chapter(s), including network adequacy, achieving membership growth targets, meeting financial parameters for medical expenses, and financial performance within the Chapter. Frequent travel to Provider offices is required. This position requires initiative and assertiveness when dealing with Chapter goals and performance. Sound and objective decision making must be exercised in all interactions with providers, payer partners, and internal departments. This position also leads Network initiatives such as provider education for new payer implementation, opt-in processing, etc.
Health Choice exists to improve the health and well-being of the individuals we serve through our health plans, integrated delivery systems and managed care solutions. We strive to recruit and retain only the finest health care professionals with the highest levels of integrity, compassion and competency. If you are driven by your own personal commitment to these values and desire to work in a team-focused, collaborative and supportive environment - while still being valued for your individual strengths - Health Choice is the place for you.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minrities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Bachelor's degree preferred
Minimum of five (5) years experience in healthcare environment
Minimum of one (1) year contract negotiation experience preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytic skills and the ability to identify opportunities for performance improvement and translate into action plans
Strong communication and relationship skills required
Knowledge of methods used for improving performance / motivation
Ability to generate creative solutions, identify the best course of action and rapidly resolve complex issues / problems