Sr. Associate, Network Integration

Strive Health

Strive Health

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023

What We Strive For

Strive Health is built for purpose — to transform a broken kidney care system. We are fundamentally changing the lives of kidney disease patients through early identification, engagement and comprehensive coordinated care. Strive’s model is driven by a high-touch care team that integrates with local providers and spans the entire care journey from chronic kidney disease through end-stage kidney disease, leveraging comparative and predictive data and analytics to identify at-risk patients. Strive Health’s interventions significantly reduce the rate of emergent dialysis crash, cut inpatient utilization and significantly improve patient outcomes and experience. Come join our journey as we create THE destination for top talent in the healthcare community and set a new standard for how kidney care should be done.

Why We’re Worth the Application

  • We Strive for excellence and were recognized as one of America’s Best Startup Employers for 2023 by Forbes, Circle of Excellence, American Society of Transplantation, 2023, Best Places to Work – Denver,, 2022, Best Places to Work – Denver, Built in Colorado, 2022
  • We derive innovation and ideas from through authentic diversity intentionally building a team that represents the populations we serve in partnership with our Employee Resource Groups:
    • Strive Forward - LGBTQ
    • Underrepresented Minorities
    • Women and Allies
  • We care and support our Strivers within and beyond work to feel fully charged and empowered through our generous wellbeing offerings including:
    • Flexible time off
    • Companywide wellbeing days
    • Volunteer time off
    • Leave packages including a sabbatical, parental leave and eight weeks paid for living donor
    • Professional development
    • A dedicated certified financial planner
    • Headspace, Carrot Fertility and Gympass for all Strivers
  • We like to have fun by celebrating our successes as a team through team building, company gatherings, trivia, wellbeing raffles, pajama days, a companywide book club and more.
  • We value tenacity to help us overcome obstacles with grit and determination to deliver compassionate kidney care.

Sr. Associate, Network Integration

The Sr. Associate, Network Integration will be responsible for network integration activities including identifying, outreaching, and building relationships, and long-term relationship management on behalf of Strive Care Partners. This person will onboard and collaborate with both Nephrologist partners as well as community providers including specialty provider practices and facilities that contribute clinical value to our care model. The Sr. Associate will support the development and execution of the Network Integration centralized playbook for how to effectively work with these providers across SCP (Strive Care Partners) SC365 and CKCC markets in coordination with the Market Operations leads. Sr. Associate, Network Integration will play a crucial role in driving seamless collaboration and optimizing Nephrology Provider and Specialty Provider engagement initiatives that contribute to the overall growth and success of SCP.

Essential Functions

Nephrologist Provider Relations

  • Work with internal Strive providers to collaborate and build relationships with Nephrologist partners to establish and active referral pipelines
  • Facilitate relationship building among SCP providers and Nephrologists to promote collaboration, knowledge sharing, and best practices of SCP
  • Develop and implement tracking mechanisms to monitor the success and impact of provider engagement initiatives in each market
  • Analyze data, generate reports, and identify trends and insights and use findings to propose actionable recommendations and refine strategies for continuous improvements
  • Work with market operations to develop standardized reporting and communication to key stakeholders in market
  • Support initiatives regarding provider facing roadshow sessions to help educate providers on SCP care model
  • Work closely with internal teams, including sales, marketing, operations, and technology, to align strategies and initiatives
  • Collaborate on joint projects and initiatives to maximize integration efforts and enhance overall organizational performance
  • Meet and exceed targets for physician engagement activities

Specialty Provider Relations

  • Develop and execute strategies to effectively engage healthcare providers including SNFs, hospitals, rehab facilities, cardiologists, endocrinologists, and other types of community providers
  • Collaborate with internal teams to identify provider needs, address concerns, and ensure satisfaction
  • Conduct educational sessions during outreach around the benefits of Strive Care Model
  • Collaborate and build relationships with local market providers to establish and activate referral pipelines
  • Identify potential partnerships and implement streamlined processes for seamless patient referrals
  • Foster long-term relationships by providing support in promoting value in SCP model
  • Coordinate the integration of EMR systems with external clients, including healthcare providers and facilities
  • Stay updated on industry trends, market developments and activities, to inform strategy and stay ahead in market
  • Meet and exceed targets for physician engagement activities

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of healthcare experience, with specific experience in engaging with Providers
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to travel locally up to 75% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • 3+ years management experience
  • Ability to be strategic as well as tactical
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and comfort in ambiguity
  • Proven to be a self-starter
  • Comfortable presenting to Providers and driving the conversation, answering unscripted questions, and building relationships based on subject matter expertise
  • Comfortable reviewing data and reporting with provider groups and using analytics to drive performance improvement
  • Able to identify a problem, develop, plan, and execute to resolution, and communicate progress to stakeholders
  • Comfortable with project management techniques and able to develop a project plan that includes collaborating with market leadership and supporting departments
  • Highly responsive to Providers as “customer” being a single point of contact for valuable relationships
  • Persistence getting to “yes” in the face of many “no’s”
  • Comfortable working as a member of team in high paced startup environment
  • Outgoing, sales focused skill set
  • Embodies Strive’s core values: Care for Others First, Resilience, Tenacity, Innovation, and Fun

Annual Salary Range: $72,800.00-$88,300.00

Strive Health offers competitive compensation and benefits, including Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, 401k Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Disability insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, paid company holidays, in addition to Vacation Time Off. An annual performance bonus, determined by company and individual performance, is available for many roles as aligned to Strive Health guidelines.

Strive Health is an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace. At this time Strive Health is unable to provide work visa sponsorship. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please apply even if you feel you do not meet all qualifications. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to