Centene Corporation
We provide high-quality, culturally-sensitive healthcare coverage and services to millions of people across the United States.
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Working With Us

We’re Centene. And we're making a big difference. We're using innovative thinking and new ideas to help cover the uninsured and underinsured. We're taking brand new approaches to helping our neighbors in our communities. We're anything but ordinary. And we're looking for people unlike anyone else - people like you.

Diversity

At Centene, we are committed to transforming the health of our communities, one person at a time. Our success comes from our most important asset, our employees. Named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the US Business Leadership Network and American Association of People with Disabilities, Centene is proud of our diverse team and inclusive environment.

Social Responsibility

  • Centene ranked #27 in Fortune’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies
  • Centene ranked #19 in Fortune's Change the World List
  • Centene ranked #36 in Forbes' Global 2000: Growth Champions
  • Centene was one of 20 companies selected for a Perfect 100 on LGBTQ Inclusivity

Career Opportunities

Information Technology Support Specialist (Service Desk)
HourlyPosition Purpose: Serve as the primary contact in providing customer service and technical support to internal partners and vendors with more complex issues.Design, build and/or test new systems, processes or servicesRespond to requests for new servicesDocument workflow of processes within the organizationInvestigate, research and troubleshoot more complex IT related issuesPerform new user IT training and communication of IT policies and standardsPerform scheduled departmental audits and report findings to managementEducation/Experience: High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field preferred. 2+ years of combined Information Technology and call center experience. Required: Operating system familiarity (currently Windows XP and Windows 7). Working knowledge of desktop productivity software applications to provide desktop support (e.g., Microsoft Office, McAfee, SCCM applications). Familiarity with installation & support of relevant hardware (i.e. Laptops, Thin Clients, Desktops, printers, etc.).Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Information Technology Support Specialist (Service Desk)
HourlyPosition Purpose: Serve as the primary contact in providing customer service and technical support to internal partners and vendors with more complex issues.Design, build and/or test new systems, processes or servicesRespond to requests for new servicesDocument workflow of processes within the organizationInvestigate, research and troubleshoot more complex IT related issuesPerform new user IT training and communication of IT policies and standardsPerform scheduled departmental audits and report findings to managementEducation/Experience: High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field preferred. 2+ years of combined Information Technology and call center experience. Required: Operating system familiarity (currently Windows XP and Windows 7). Working knowledge of desktop productivity software applications to provide desktop support (e.g., Microsoft Office, McAfee, SCCM applications). Familiarity with installation & support of relevant hardware (i.e. Laptops, Thin Clients, Desktops, printers, etc.).Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Trainer & Curriculum Designer I
ProfessionalPosition Purpose:Facilitate New Hire Orientation and ongoing trainings specific for the Appeals and Grievance department.Conduct Design, implement and maintain training resources. Write, update, evaluate, and propose training programs supporting customer service, technical process documentation, operational systems, and e-learning development.Design instructional materials that support learning and performance within functional teamsOutline and deliver timely training project plansMaintain training resources and support sitesDevelop instruments to assess individual change in knowledge, skills and quality resultsConduct reviews of training program objectives assessing the need for modifications to content and structureFacilitate training as needed to support operational goalsConduct training needs analyses to determine specific training needs for department staffIdentify, select, and develop appropriate training programs, including the selection or design of appropriate training aidsEvaluate effectiveness of training programs, including cost and benefit analysesResearch, analyze and recommend external training programsMaintain records of training activities and employee progressAssist in auditing work performed by staff and present findings and recommendations for areas of improvement to managementAssist with revisions to policy and procedures and/or work process developmentMay be required to travel up to 25%Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in instructional design related field or equivalent experience. 2+ years of corporate or business curriculum design or training development experience.Solid understanding of adult learning principles, instructional design methodologies, and learning technologies.Experience designing curriculum in adult learning settings. Healthcare industry and project management experience preferred. Articulate Storyline/Adobe Captivate experience preferred.Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Trainer & Curriculum Designer I
ProfessionalPosition Purpose:Facilitate New Hire Orientation and ongoing trainings specific for the Appeals and Grievance department.Conduct Design, implement and maintain training resources. Write, update, evaluate, and propose training programs supporting customer service, technical process documentation, operational systems, and e-learning development.Design instructional materials that support learning and performance within functional teamsOutline and deliver timely training project plansMaintain training resources and support sitesDevelop instruments to assess individual change in knowledge, skills and quality resultsConduct reviews of training program objectives assessing the need for modifications to content and structureFacilitate training as needed to support operational goalsConduct training needs analyses to determine specific training needs for department staffIdentify, select, and develop appropriate training programs, including the selection or design of appropriate training aidsEvaluate effectiveness of training programs, including cost and benefit analysesResearch, analyze and recommend external training programsMaintain records of training activities and employee progressAssist in auditing work performed by staff and present findings and recommendations for areas of improvement to managementAssist with revisions to policy and procedures and/or work process developmentMay be required to travel up to 25%Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in instructional design related field or equivalent experience. 2+ years of corporate or business curriculum design or training development experience.Solid understanding of adult learning principles, instructional design methodologies, and learning technologies.Experience designing curriculum in adult learning settings. Healthcare industry and project management experience preferred. Articulate Storyline/Adobe Captivate experience preferred.Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Director, Provider Payment Innovation, Provider Network Management
ProfessionalPosition Purpose:Leads provider innovation, provider initiatives and network strategy, including network provider pricing and cost optimization, trend analysis and provider network improvement opportunitiesLeads the identification, development, work process design and implementation of new network provider innovation modelsResearches Federal, State and competitor strategies on value-based payments. Attend conferences and other events to ensure the business is fully aware of payment innovation efforts on all levels.Develops and implements provider network innovation and optimization standards and guidelines to increase market share, revenue growth, and quality outcomesDevelops, implements and maintains a multi-year strategic roadmap for the company's value-based payments strategyLeads a cross-functional team and work across the health plan to implement targeted initiatives (bundled payments, hospital quality incentives, shared risk redesign).Works with key stakeholders to understand and translate external strategies and requirements into internal implementation plansCollaborates with Networks team on payment innovation work and become the California health plan voice on various corporate committees and initiatives related to payment innovation strategyOversees new provider innovation projects and program initiatives, including staff allocation, deliverables, milestones, and goalsIdentifies best practice and "center of excellence" opportunities and implement best practice approach to new providers through provider educationDesign, implement, and optimize innovative and value based payment contracting strategies to include the development of a broad vision, short and long term objectives and execution of key business initiatives across all products. Collaborate with multiple functional health plan departments to build out a strategic payment innovation roadmap. Using the newly developed roadmap, lead implementation of prioritized initiatives in partnership with Provider Network Management, Medical Management, Product, Claims, Sales and Marketing, Finance and Actuarial teams.Education/Experience:Bachelors' degree in a related field or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred. 7+ years of contracting, network development, or provider network strategy or analysis experience in a healthcare or managed care environment. Experience in developing and executing multiyear roadmaps, evaluating various value based programs. Previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing the performance of staff. Project/Program management experience.Licenses/Certifications: PMP Certification preferred.Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Director, Provider Payment Innovation, Provider Network Management
ProfessionalPosition Purpose:Leads provider innovation, provider initiatives and network strategy, including network provider pricing and cost optimization, trend analysis and provider network improvement opportunitiesLeads the identification, development, work process design and implementation of new network provider innovation modelsResearches Federal, State and competitor strategies on value-based payments. Attend conferences and other events to ensure the business is fully aware of payment innovation efforts on all levels.Develops and implements provider network innovation and optimization standards and guidelines to increase market share, revenue growth, and quality outcomesDevelops, implements and maintains a multi-year strategic roadmap for the company's value-based payments strategyLeads a cross-functional team and work across the health plan to implement targeted initiatives (bundled payments, hospital quality incentives, shared risk redesign).Works with key stakeholders to understand and translate external strategies and requirements into internal implementation plansCollaborates with Networks team on payment innovation work and become the California health plan voice on various corporate committees and initiatives related to payment innovation strategyOversees new provider innovation projects and program initiatives, including staff allocation, deliverables, milestones, and goalsIdentifies best practice and "center of excellence" opportunities and implement best practice approach to new providers through provider educationDesign, implement, and optimize innovative and value based payment contracting strategies to include the development of a broad vision, short and long term objectives and execution of key business initiatives across all products. Collaborate with multiple functional health plan departments to build out a strategic payment innovation roadmap. Using the newly developed roadmap, lead implementation of prioritized initiatives in partnership with Provider Network Management, Medical Management, Product, Claims, Sales and Marketing, Finance and Actuarial teams.Education/Experience:Bachelors' degree in a related field or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred. 7+ years of contracting, network development, or provider network strategy or analysis experience in a healthcare or managed care environment. Experience in developing and executing multiyear roadmaps, evaluating various value based programs. Previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing the performance of staff. Project/Program management experience.Licenses/Certifications: PMP Certification preferred.Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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