VP Finance

Aurora, CO

This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of the top academic health systems in the country and be part of a high-performing, quality-focused senior leadership team. The Vice President Finance, Payer Strategy and Managed Care Contracting must lead the vision of “From Healthcare to Health” by forging strong relationships with the academic enterprise to create an overall entity unparalleled in the United States today. 

The VP Finance, Payer Strategy and Managed Care Contracting works collaboratively with system and regional leadership to develop and execute system payer and network development strategy. Maximizes operational standards related to third party payment and facilitates enhanced access to the organization for members of the community.   Integrates and aligns payer strategy with UCHealth’s strategic objectives, including population health strategies, value-based contracting strategies, contract management, operations processes, and government reimbursement trends. Includes integration (relative to payer strategy) across key UCHealth functional areas of Revenue Cycle Management, Finance, Reimbursement, Legal, Business Development, and Health Plan Operations. The VP Finance, Payer Strategy and Managed Care Contracting leads key payer negotiations with the goal of growing the payer portfolio and advancing value-based pricing logic.

Candidate Qualifications

The culture at UCHealth is results driven and each member of the senior leadership team has high expectations for themselves as well as those with whom they partner. This individual will be joining a high performing, fast paced team and, as such, we have outlined characteristics that describe the ideal candidate for the VP Finance, Payer Strategy and Managed Care Contracting:


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Master's degree in Business Administration strongly preferred
  • 5 years of relevant leadership experience in hospital contracting, including significant managed care contracting experience with demonstrated ability in the areas of financial analysis, payment methodologies, contract language, negotiation strategy/tactics, relevant regulatory and compliance issues.

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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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