Aetna Director of Provider Relations in Jacksonville, Florida

Req ID: 43367BR


Qualified Candidates will be in the Jacksonville, FL area

Negotiates, competitive and complex contractual relationships with physician and ancillary providers according to pre-determined internal guidelines and financial standards. Works cross-functionally to execute network strategies. Maintains accountability for specific medical cost initiatives. Manages local network team across Northern Florida (Panhandle, North and North Central).

Fundamental Components:

Effectively negotiates complex, competitive contractual relationships with physician and ancillary providers according to prescribed guidelines in support of national and regional network strategies (Medicare and commercial business included)

Manages provider compensation/reimbursement and pricing development activities across the markets in North Florida

Responsible for understanding and managing medical costs and developing/initiating appropriate action plans based on identified opportunities

Provides sales and marketing support, community relations and guidance with comprehension of applicable federal and state regulations

Assist with the design, development, management, and/or implementation of strategic network configurations including Value Based Contracting and Population Health provider partners


Minimum of 7 years recent and related experience in managed care.

Recent and related experience in successful physician and ancillary provider contracting.

Strong communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.

Ability to lead professionals and manage through influence and cooperation.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.


Functional - Management/Management - Network Management/4-6 Years

Functional - Network Management/Contract negotiation/7-10 Years

Functional - Network Management/Physician recruiting - medical/7-10 Years

Functional - General Management/Multi-functional management: < 25 employees/4-6 Years


Technical - Aetna Applications/Provider Contracts/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/7-10 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/7-10 Years/End User


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Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

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Job Function: Health Care