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Centene Corporation Physician & Hospital Contract Negotiator V in Clayton, Missouri

Position Purpose :

Identify, negotiate and manage high performing provider and vendor partnerships.

  • Negotiate vendor or provider contracts and manage implementations and ongoing relationships.

  • Perform market research and analysis as directed.

  • Define, initiate, and direct financial analyses and operational reporting for the assigned vendor and provider agreements.

  • Lead, manage, and track ongoing financial and operational success of designated partnership.

  • Develop and initiate corrective action plans or agreement modifications where necessary, coordinating with local health plans and other applicable internal teams.Initiate and lead meetings with health plans and corporate teams, including executive management, to review vendor and provider agreement performance data and scorecards, and partnership strategy.

Education/Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Finance or related field or equivalent experience.

  • 8+ years of vendor and/or provider contract negotiations, contract analysis and/or modeling experience in health care or similar industry.

  • Experience negotiating contracts with successful outcomes and measurable financial results.

  • Experience with presenting and communicating negotiation strategies and results at senior levels.

  • Experience with health care provider negotiations for Commercial Insurance preferred.

Note: position will require 100% travel once travel bans are lifted from the pandemic

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Physician & Hospital Contract Negotiator V

LOCATION: Clayton, Missouri


COMPANY: Business Dev & Sales