Provider Engagement
Development Program (PEDP)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The 2022-2023 recruiting season for this program has ended. Please check back in August for any 2024 recruitment updates. You can also visit our events page to see if we'll be on your campus (virtually and/or in person) this fall. Want to learn about Cigna's COVID-19 vaccine policy? Click here.
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Are you looking for an organization that invests in your development?  Are you ready to leverage your academic knowledge in a role that has a direct impact to the business?  Can you see yourself partnering side by side with providers to improve the quality, value, and experience of care for patients? If so, the Provider Engagement Development Program (PEDP) could be a perfect fit.

In this program, our associate representatives experience full-time development including, self-study, group, and on-the-job learning from senior leadership and industry experts while serving as a Provider Engagement Representative.

Want to know the best part? At the end of the first year, successful program graduates are aligned to a Provider Engagement role within one of our CareAllies markets. Once aligned, they will continue to have support from their mentor, as well as transition into a leadership role within the program as we start to recruit, hire, and onboard the following year's cohort.

Examples of projects while in the program:

As a Provider Engagement Development Program associate, you’ll work directly with our provider groups to influence behavior change by offering real-time performance feedback for value-based contracts and recommending opportunities for quality improvement. Examples of projects could include:

• Building a community of high performing, aligned providers
• Creating trust and accountability across a community of providers
• Providing timely and actionable data to improve care and lower costs
• Producing better results with action plans, not just analytics
• Collecting and reporting quality data to improve outcomes
• Research issues for our thought leadership work
Managing value-based contracts to enhance performance
• Provider Engagement business support project(s)  
• Working with our clinically integrated delivery system
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PEDP Awards 

We are incredibly proud and excited to receive bronze and gold HCM Excellence awards in 2020!

The HCM Excellence Awards is the most prestigious and longest-running recognition program in human capital management. In 2020, our program received a Gold Award as the "best new hire onboarding program". In addition, we received the Bronze Award for "best advance in competencies and skills development, best certification program, best learning team."

Want to be a part of an award winning team? We thought you'd say yes!
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