Provider Field Representative

7 days left

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 22, 2021
Dec 05, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 12 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Work Location: Hybrid (in the office 3 or more days per week)

The health and safety of our employees, members, providers, and our community is our highest priority. Therefore, all new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting at UCare, subject to limited exceptions such as for a sincerely held religious belief or for medical reasons.

Position Description

This position is responsible to build and maintain positive working relationships with participating UCare providers through training and education. Routinely interact with provider office administrators, clinical and billing staff via face-to-face or virtual visits, phone, and email correspondence. Serve as a liaison between providers and internal departments within UCare. This role requires reliable transportation and up to 50% travel.

• Maintain effective business relationships through routine face-to-face, WebEx, phone and email communication with participating providers, including care systems, primary care providers, hospitals, counties and others as assigned.

• Resolve, track and report issues providers encounter. Document issues and their current status.Coordinate timely resolution to issues with internal staff. Escalate key issues or concerns when necessary. Communicate solutions to providers within appropriate time frames.

• Maintain communication with assigned network providers regarding critical business information they need to successful serve UCare members.

• Share insights and trends from daily work with providers with internal UCare staff to improve processes, policies and communications that impact the provider experience.

• Ensure that assigned providers maintain a solid working knowledge of all UCare products, procedures and guidelines.

• Collaborate with UCare departments to support their educational and messaging needs to our provider network. i.e. quality initiatives, health promotions, NCQA.

• Complete provider facility/environmental site surveys as needed for Credentialing, member complaints regarding clinic sites, and new primary care clinics.

• Serve as liaison with assigned provider network to support internal business needs such as provider data validation, provider credentialing, complaints, appeals and grievances, product, and secret shopper.

• Identify network limitations and make recommendations as appropriate.

• Other duties and projects as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in health care management or related field; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Five years of experience in a health care delivery setting. Examples include physician group practice, health insurance, and HMO or community service agency.

Preferred Experience

Provider Relations experience.


The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

JOB POST DATE: 10/21/2021

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