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Huron Consulting Group Interim Leader, (Temporary), Healthcare Ambulatory Practice Leader – Any US City in Chicago, Illinois

The Opportunity:

Huron helps its clients drive growth, enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We help healthcare organizations build innovation capabilities and accelerate key growth initiatives, enabling organizations to own the future, instead of being disrupted by it. Together, we empower clients to create sustainable growth, optimize internal processes and deliver better consumer outcomes.

Health systems, hospitals and medical clinics are under immense pressure to improve clinical outcomes and reduce the cost of providing patient care. Investing in new partnerships, clinical services and technology is not enough to create meaningful and substantive change. To succeed long-term, healthcare organizations must empower leaders, clinicians, employees, affiliates and communities to build cultures that foster innovation to achieve the best outcomes for patients.

Joining the Huron team means you’ll help our clients stabilize their business operations today and create tomorrow’s growth by implementing revenue enhancement and cost containment programs, upgrading technology systems, creating stronger leaders and improving outcomes for patients.

Join our team as the expert you are now and create your future.

Position Summary:

Interim leaders play a vibrant, integral role at Huron. Their invaluable knowledge reflects in the projects they manage, and the teams they lead. Known for being politically savvy, they build long-standing partnerships with clients, while collaborating with colleagues to solve our clients’ most pressing challenges. In fact, they shape and deliver results that seamlessly align with client goals, visions and missions. This benefits Huron profoundly as it promotes a culture of respect, unity, collaboration, and personal achievement.

As an interim leader, you have the unique ability to specialize in certain areas that showcase and employ your areas of expertise. Every colleague contributes to who Huron is as an organization—and the more you evolve, the more we do.


Strong organizational and prioritization skills with ability to manage ambulatory practice operational performance improvement activities

Ability to provide oversight for ambulatory practice performance management, departments, and resources during a critical transition period

Proven analytical and critical thinking skills required to synthesize complex data sets and interpret qualitative and quantitative data and trends to deliver on project objectives and address client needs and business objectives

Exceptional written and verbal communication and listening skills to understand client needs, set clear direction, develop key deliverables, and present with impact to stakeholders

Demonstrated change management expertise and experience positively influencing change in a variety of complex environments

Team Leadership experience including building talent, direct supervisory experience, coaching, mentorship and performance management

Current U.S. work authorization required

Bachelor’s Degree required in a field related to this position or equivalent work experience

Minimum of 7+ years of demonstrated success as a leader of complex ambulatory practice initiatives focused in process reengineering and/or department management, preferably in a professional services or hospital/clinic environment

Interested in a flexible, hourly, project-based work arrangement

Willingness and ability to travel every week (Monday-Thursday) and work extended hours as necessary

About Huron:

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace. Huron will consider qualified applications with criminal history in accordance with applicable laws.



Job ID: 6775
Category: Healthcare Consulting
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
Requisition ID: 6775