Dental Network Recruitment Specialist

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: May 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 52161-en_US




At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities.  In Legal Affairs, we strive to attract, develop and retain diverse talent with the potential to be future leaders of our department and of MetLife as a whole.  We seek legal and compliance professionals who demonstrate high intellectual capacity to understand complex matters facing our company, combined with strong leadership competencies to motivate and inspire higher performance by all our professionals. We take an active role in developing the skills of our talent and guiding their professional growth.  By promoting skill development and career advancement for our professionals, we are better positioned to serve our internal business partners and to help achieve MetLife’s vision of becoming a world-class leader in the insurance, retirement savings and employee benefits industries. 




Job Location: United States : New York : Long Island City  




This individual will join a team of experienced professionals within Americas/Group Benefits/Dental and Vision Network Development at MetLife and will be responsible for growing relationships with participating area dentists in the PPO program in the following states:  DC, MS, NC, SC, and TN.  Group Benefits is responsible for the strategic direction, growth and management of MetLife’s industry leading U.S. employee benefits.  The success of our Network team has direct impact on earnings and revenue as network growth leads to greater sales opportunity, which helps Group Benefits achieve its goals and further position our company as a leader.



  • Recruit dentists to participate in the PDP program and retain current PDP dentists in assigned area


  • Partner with Finance to provide financial needs


  • Negotiate fees when necessary in assigned areas


  • Sales assistance to support existing and prospective customers as it pertains to dental network development


  • Support dental product initiatives by working with product / partners whether directly or indirectly supporting network development


  • Learn and apply necessary computer skills to meet reporting and inquiry information of provider systems




  • Bachelor's degree highly preferred


  •  3-5+ years relevant business experience with recruiting either dentists or doctors and/or experience working in a dental office.

  • Strong sales and negotiation skills required


  • Knowledge of dental office practice management preferred.


  • Familiar with dental PPO plans


  • Strong customer service skills



Please note this position is a virtual/work from home role.



Some limited travel required



Americas Region – Group Benefits – Dental Network









At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 52161 

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