Contract Manager-Pharmacy - Health Services Contracting - FT (Hybrid) - 38044-1A

Updated: Jul 22, 2022
Location: Anaheim
Job Type:
Department: Health Services Contracting

Job Description:
 
UC Title: MGD CARE SPEC 3
Position Number: 40324915
Reports to: Exec Director, Contracting
Working Title: Managed Care Specialist 3
Cost Center: Health Services Contracting (428514)
Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit
FLSA: Exempt
Date Created: 6/21/2022
Job Code: 004585
Hours: 40
Shift: Not Applicable
FTE: 1
 
 
Position Summary: 
The incumbent is responsible for contracting for clinical services on behalf of UC Irvine Healthcare, focusing primarily on UCI Health pharmacy contracting. The incumbent will gather, monitor and analyze financial data essential to the development of contract negotiation strategies. The incumbent will serve as a key department representative with all internal and external parties to resolve contract-related operational issues; and will maintain ongoing relationships and act as liaison to health plans, referral medical groups, and retail pharmacy providers to ensure ongoing satisfaction with UC Irvine Healthcare.  The incumbent will work closely with our analytics department to analyze and refine contract models to help better understand and aid in the successful negotiations of our agreements.
 
 
Salary Range:
 
Annual Rate  Minimum  $80,600.00                           Midpoint               $121,700.00                         Maximum             $162,800.00
 
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to work effectively in a constantly changing environment
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organization
Must possess the skill, knowledge, and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Two or more years experience in managed care contract negotiations or related experience preferably within a hospital, medical group or health plan environment
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with capitation reimbursement
MBA or Master's in Healthcare Management or related field
 
 
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

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