Provider Relations Representative

Confidential Company  •  Oklahoma City, OK

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

$80K
Posted on 12/08/17 by Pat O'Connor
Confidential Company
Oklahoma City, OK
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
$80K
Posted on 12/08/17 Pat O'Connor

We are an executive search firm who has been hired to identify a Provider Relations Representative in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Role and Responsibilities

The Provider Relations Representative (PR Rep) is responsible for managing the assigned Provider Networkpartnering with the Accountable Care Organization (ACO). This includes: facilitating provider communication, program implementation and conflict resolution functions. The PR Rep serves as a liaison between contracted payers, providers and ancillary providers to promote superior customer service and seamless programs.

We are looking for an individual to join our Provider Relations team who is motivated to provide best in class service for our Provider Groups and innovative solutions as we continue to grow and develop internal processes to meet our Provider Group’s needs and expectations. We strongly believe in the value of people and that this value will directly impact our relationship with our Provider Groups. We are a collaborative team and are looking for someone to make valuable contributions to our team’s vision. 

Core Functions of Provider Relations Representative

  • Provider Group management - overall management of assigned Provider Groups; fostering an environment of strong positive relationships and process innovation.
  • Proactively identify Provider Group’s needs, resolving and communicating concerns or complaints regarding ACO programs to maintain Provider Group satisfaction.
  • Strategic planning with ACO to drive enrollment numbers for specific products for unique Provider Groups.
  • Responsible for coordinating and facilitating all meetings with Provider Group’s Office Managers and Care Team trainings.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Program Management to bring innovative processes, reporting, and communication integration for all Provider Groups.
  • Identify opportunities for improved processes and Provider Group participation in established ACO programs.
  • Assure that all Provider Group’s trainings, reporting, compliance and site visits are completed within established time frames. 
  • Manage ongoing processes, new integration processes, Provider Relations strategic planning, utilizationreporting.
  • Continuous mindset toward efficiency and process improvement – how to applytechnology and processes to improve delivery and efficiency from both the Provider Group and internal perspective. 
  • Oversee the maintenance of the Provider Relations database that includes all participating physicians and ancillary providers for the assigned territory
  • Complete all provider orientations and site visits within designated timeframes. 
  • Represent the organization well at all times; support its mission, goals and objectives; participate as a ‘team player”, constantly supporting other managers; set an example of high personal and professional conduct for employees and others. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements for Provider Relations Representative 

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent work experience. (Bachelor’s degree a plus)
  • 1-2years’ experience in a physician’s office or 3-5years related experience in health care environment serving in a provider relations role.
  • Experience in public speaking and/or group presentations.
  • Strong client focus (provide examples of success)
  • Value people; demonstrate professional respect and innovative mindset.
  • Confident in working with heath care professionals.
  • Passionate about your work and move forward with purpose; demonstrate clear value and support of your Provider Groups and internal teams. 
  • Exercise judgment in order to problem solve when the answer is not readily apparent.
  • Approach problem solving that involves systems thinking and with a clear value of people – understanding how the whole process works and how people are impacted by your decisions from the Provider Group perspective and internally.
  • Strong communication skills – understanding the need for being inclusive for effective results; communicate effectively with both day to day operational resources and executive management.
  • Understand sense of urgency, fast-paced and multi-tasking environment; strong organizational skills.
  • Solutions oriented mindset, willing to bring Provider Groups results regardless of roles or titles.
  • Requires daily local travel to provider offices.(mileage reimbursement provided)
  • Willingness and ability to attend after hour business meetings as needed. 
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and use personal vehicle for travel.
  • Experience with basic Microsoft Office Applications. 

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