AVP-Provider Network-Contracting

  • Req #: 53649
  • Samaritan Health Services
  • Corvallis, OR
  • SHS Health Plan Ops - Strategy
  • 1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0800 (8:00 am) - 1700 (5:00 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: Exempt
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  • Relocation Allowance (up to): $10,000
  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

    • Provides leadership and direction to the Provider Contracting and Provider Network Management functions for Samaritan Health Plans. Leads and drives the development and execution of comprehensive provider strategies that support both health plan and integrated system objectives. Develops and maintains key strategic relationships and partnerships with regional providers to advance key business objectives. Ensures there is appropriate provider network breadth and stability to support product and enrollment objectives.
    • Samaritan Health Plans (SHP) operates a portfolio of health plan products under several different legal structures: InterCommunity Health Plans, Inc. (IHN) is designated as a regional Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) for Medicaid beneficiaries; Samaritan Health Plans, Inc. offers Medicare Advantage, Commercial Large Group, and Commercial Large Group PPO and EPO plans; SHP is also the third-party administrator for Samaritan Health Services’ self-funded employee health benefit plan. As part of an Integrated Delivery System, Samaritan Health Plans is strategically and operationally aligned with Samaritan Health Services’ mission of Building Healthier Communities Together.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field required.
    • Six (6) years experience in the health care industry required.
    • Four (4) years experience in provider contracting for a health plan or payor contracting for a delivery system required.
    • Three (3) years management experience required.
    • Experience in a wide variety of provider reimbursement methodologies such as RBRVS fee schedules, per diems, DRGs, budgeted care models such as capitation, and other forms of value-based reimbursement strongly preferred.
    • Leadership - Inspires, motivates, and guides others toward accomplishing goals. Achieves desired results through effective people management.
    • Conflict resolution - Influences others to build consensus and gain cooperation. Proactively resolves conflicts in a positive and constructive manner.
    • Critical thinking – Identifies complex problems. Involves key parties, gathers pertinent data and considers various options in decision making process. Develops, evaluates and implements effective solutions.
    • Communication and team building – Leads effectively with excellent verbal and written communication. Delegates and initiates/manages cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.
    • Strong customer service skills - Intentionally and consistently provides high quality service and successfully delivers on commitments.
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      (11 - 33% of the time)

      (34 - 66% of the time)

      (67 – 100% of the time)

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0-20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds


      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      KNEEL (on knees)

      BEND FORWARD at waist




      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Upward

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)


      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists


      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      None specified


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