To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Position reports to Vice President, Payer Relations, Yale New Haven Health System. This position is a senior managed care position and responsible for directing and overseeing the health plan contracting, contract implementation and ongoing contract management for the Yale-New Haven Health System Entities (Yale New Haven Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Lawrence & Memorial Hospital and Westerly Hospital along with the non-hospital entities. The position deals with external constituents, including managed care payers, employers, third party administrators and insurance companies, as well as internal constituents within Y-NHH, including the System Business Office, Finance and senior managers of the hospital(s) Contracts are negotiated and coordinated in conjunction with the VP and SVP, Payer Relations.
Bachelors Degree (Masters Preferred) in business, public health, health care administration or related field.
Minimum of six years contracting experience in progressively responsible management roles within a health care setting.
- Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written. - Solid understanding of managed care, payment approaches, risk and capitation and managed care financial models. - Excellent negotiation and partnering skills. Ability to make tough decisions with confidence. - Ability to deal with ambiguity. - Operational understanding of planning and marketing, finance, business office systems, human resources, hospital operations and medical staff leadership. - Political savvy, strong ethics and teamwork skills.