Executive Director - Arkansas
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Provider Networks - Provider Networks & ACO Support / As an
Executive Director, you will be responsible for being an expert on
all issues and details surrounding the growth of ACOs to which they
are assigned, including contract terms, relationship status, key
contacts, and the development and deployment of Aledade's products
and services. The Executive Director will work closely with their
staff to leverage Aledade's products so that their assigned ACOs'
programmatic and savings goals are met. In partnership with the
outreach team, the Executive Director will expand their ACO
relationships to identify opportunities with additional practices,
expansion into new risk-based businesses, and foster ongoing shared
savings. - What You Will Be Owning:
- Supervise and assess the work of assigned Practice
Coordinator(s) and Field Staff.
- Lead the onboarding process of new practices as they transition
from the outreach team.
- Work with the team to cultivate in-depth relationships with
practices and partners, including regular status calls and
in-person meetings to set strategic priorities, report results, and
monitor direct costs to Aledade, ultimately to drive shared savings
and identify opportunities for growth.
- Establish and facilitate ACO governance, providing all planning
and leadership support to ensure success.
- Define acceptance criteria for each project deliverable to
ensure quality standards and ACO expectations are met and that
ideas for program and product development are harvested and shared
across the organization.
- Track project status to allow for mitigation of engagement risk
and achievement of expected outcomes.
- Assist in regular ACO communications, conflict resolution, and
compliance on ACO deliverables.
- Work with the team to deal with ACO issues in an effective and
- Escalate ACO issues to senior management, as appropriate, and
own management of issue resolution - provide recommendations,
ensure communication of issue and plan, and track progress.
- Maintain an understanding of Aledade's capabilities/vision, and
effectively communicate all relevant offerings to the ACO,
identifying opportunities for growth and additional savings.
- Administer an annual strategic planning process for each ACO
(focus on relationship, perception of Aledade's value, practice
growth, and savings maximization).
- Lead the research and preparation of ACO-facing presentations,
proposals and other work products as needed.
- Provide regular performance reporting on assigned ACOs to
Aledade's senior management team.
- Gather input on projects and assignments from relevant internal
stakeholders, including technical and analytic teams, and Aledade's
senior management team.
- Achieve a high rate of ACO retention, and stated shared savings
targets for existing ACOs, while managing Aledade's direct cost
- Provide thought leadership and support for ACO teams across
strategy and execution.
- As appropriate, identify and cultivate relationships with local
payers, insurers, health information exchanges, and other health
care organizations that would present new business opportunities
for Aledade and the ACOs.
- Perform all other duties and special projects as requested by
Aledade's leadership team. -About You:
- You are a resident in Arkansas
- You have a Master's degree or other advanced degrees in health
services research, health policy, mathematics/statistics,
information technology, or other relevant fields.
- You are able to manage existing payer relationships in the
Arkansas area -to gain additional value-based care contracts for
- You should have 5-8 years of related experience working as a
client-facing project lead in the healthcare industry (i.e., health
plan, hospital, pharmaceutical manufacturer, government, pharmacy
chain, management consulting) with a proven track record of
creating, maintaining, and enhancing customer relationships and
communicating effectively with senior management.
- Your competencies include developing and maintaining customer
relationships, analytical problem solving, project management,
effective written and verbal communication, and strategic
- You are results-oriented with the ability to prioritize and
manage multiple projects simultaneously and lead a team to
consistently meet deadlines and client expectations. -
- There is some travel to Aledade HQ, ACO sites within Arkansas
and leadership retreats. This is required. -
- You are comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic
environment while maintaining focus on key goals. - All prospective
hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully
vaccinated, including booster shots, against COVID-19 with a
COVID-19 vaccine for which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
has issued a license or an Emergency Use Authorization prior to
mutually-agreed upon start date at Aledade, unless they qualify for
a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination
requirement. In certain limited circumstances, Aledade will accept
documented proof of prior infection with COVID-19 in lieu of a
booster shot. If you are passionate about transforming the
healthcare system into one that best serves the needs of patients,
doctors, and society, we'd love for you to join us! Who We Are:
Aledade is a leader in population health that is using innovative,
value based solutions to transform the way physicians interact with
their patients. We are on a mission to change healthcare for the
better and solve complex problems within the healthcare system. -
We follow the simple but radical idea that Aledade only succeeds
when our partner practices succeed. From our cutting-edge
technology platform to practice transformation services, we provide
physicians with everything they need to create and run an
accountable care organization (ACO ), revamping the way they
practice and getting them back to where they should be:
quarterbacking their patients' health care! Our customized
solutions help clinicians in communities across America preserve
their autonomy, deliver better care to their patients, reduce
overall costs, and keep independent physician practices
flourishing. What Does This Mean for You? At Aledade, you will be
part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling
complex issues with respect, open-mindedness, and a desire to
learn. You will work with team members that bring a wide range of
experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs, and achievements to
their work, united by a shared passion for public health and a
commitment to the Aledade mission. We've recently been recognized
as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post, Best Workplace in
HealthCare & Biopharma, Top 100 Best Small & Medium Workplaces,
Glassdoor Best Places to Work, a Best and Brightest Companies to
Work for in the Nation, a Tech Tribune 10 Best Tech Startups in
Maryland and Bethesda, Best Tech for Good, Best Workplaces for
Millennials, Best Workplaces for Women, Best Workplaces for
Parents, Top Workplaces USA, and a Healthcare Industry Top
Workplace. That's because the things that matter to you also matter
to us! In addition to time off to support work-life balance and
enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package
designed for the needs of our full-time team-members: Flexible work
schedules and ability to work remotely available for many roles
Educational Assistant Program Robust time off plan (21 days of PTO
in your first year!) 11 paid holidays 12 weeks paid Parental Leave
for all new parents 6 weeks paid sabbatical Health, dental and
vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and
domestic partners 401(k) with up to 4% match Stock options Monthly
cell phone stipend - Jeans everyday workplace Gender neutral
bathrooms - And more! At Aledade, we don't just accept differences,
we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly
qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we
live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse
environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit,
qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard
to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy,
childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or
childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or
mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic
information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual
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