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Friday Health Plans Director of Contracting and Provider Relations in Houston, Texas

Who You Are

You are masterful at provider network contracting. You have established relationships with providers, facilities, and ancillary services throughout Texas. You have a comprehensive understanding of provider agreements and reimbursement methodologies. You are adept at negotiating with all types of people and levels. You are an inspirational leader that excels at managing a team. You are the Director of Contracting and Provider Relations that we have been looking for and we would like to meet you!

Who We Are

Friday Health Plans isn?t your average health insurance company. We?re not about unnecessary extras and confusing terminology. We cover the basic health services you?ll likely use the most at a price that just might make your wallet happy. Our simple health plans and friendly service keep you covered so you?re free to live every day like it?s Friday.

As a Denver-based startup company, we?re looking for smart, talented people like you to join us. We value collaboration, innovation, passion, and calculated risk-taking. Now in year four and growing rapidly, we?re looking for people who lead by example, and that example is one of flexibility, reliability, and positivity. If this sounds like you, then we want you on our team.

What You?ll Do

The Director of Contracting and Provider Relations.is r esponsible for creating, leading and executing provider partnerships and performance while overseeing a contracting and provider relations team that is the face of Friday Health Plans.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Highly organized

  • Detail oriented

  • The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing at all levels from clerical to senior management

  • Must be able to work on multiple projects concurrently and be able to prioritize and make routine decisions

  • Ability to work effectively in complex and fast paced environment and comfort with shared accountability across multiple departments.

  • Strong collaboration skills to partner closely with other internal leaders to design and implement programs to maintain positive relationships between Friday Health Plans and providers.

  • Strong relationship skills

  • Results oriented, capable of clearly translating strategic objectives into implementable processes that drive outcomes

  • Inspirational, respectful and effective team leadership.

  • Proficiency in the full suite of Microsoft Office Products

    Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Health or Business-related field preferred, or a related combination of work and educational experience.

  • 10+ years of progressively-responsible experience in managed healthcare

  • Local market knowledge of the payer and/or provider landscape

  • A thorough working knowledge of provider agreements, physician/hospital/ancillary reimbursement methodologies

  • Project and program management experience

    How You'll Be Valued:

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental premiums for you and your family covered at 100%

  • Company funded health savings account (HSA)

  • 401(k) and 401(k) matching

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Company paid short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Paid time off and 10 paid holidays

  • A company culture that is regularly recognized as a Top Workplace by organizations such as CoBiz

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