Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS's business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS's well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style. UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies. UHS's Acute Care Division is comprised of 25 high performing hospitals and several ambulatory care facilities across the nation and prides itself on providing superior patient care.
Prominence Health Plan, established in Reno in 1993 as St. Mary's Health Plan, was acquired in 2014 by Universal Health Services (UHS), one of Fortune Most Admired Companies.
In addition to the HMO, Prominence Health Plan also offers Point of Service health plans, a preferred health insurance company that offers Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plans, and CDS Group Health, a third-party administrator.
We are a fast-growing, rapidly-changing healthcare organization offering the excitement of a start-up with the support of a Fortune 500 company. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape the future of our organization.
Job Summary: The Network Support Specialist is responsible for negotiating Single Case Agreements for out of network and out of area services, monitoring the daily operations within the Contracting Department, ensuring complete and accurate information is provided on all inquiries and deadlines are met per established departmental policy. Ability to develop and implement processes for better work flows within the Contracting Department. The Network Support Specialist must possess the ability to work in a team environment, work independently with minimal guidance, demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work with all levels of management and staff, both technical and non-technical. Strong, independent decision-making abilities are required. Must be able to conduct research, be resourceful, and self-reliant. Ability and willingness to learn the business and operating environment within the Health Plan. Must be able to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, meets deadlines, and work well under pressure. Proficient with M/S office, including Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Heavy computer and telephone work. Demonstrate the ability to maintain a positive, customer-focused, and professional attitude.