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Kaiser Permanente Senior Healthcare Consulting Associate in Rockville, Maryland

Managerial consulting supports senior leadership by addressing strategic issues, including determining the problem definition and structuring the problem-solving approach, generally where no precedent currently exists. Issues span several topics and are not restricted to one functional area. Examples include strategy development, market assessments, policy issues, profitability assessments and major implementations. Issues support senior leadership in the definition and attainment of organizational goals. Healthcare Senior Consulting Associate manages mid-size consulting engagements or moderately complex projects / engagements including projects within a facility or functional area up to multifunctional / cross regional work-streams within a nationally driven initiative. May be dedicated to a single department or business unit.

Essential Responsibilities:

Manages project scope. Works with the project team to put appropriate processes in place to ensure project deliverables are completed on time. Leads team to achieve project deliverables and goals. Develops risk management plans and creates risk mitigation strategies. Facilitates process design or re-design engagements using appropriate process methodologies, tools and techniques.

Conducts background research, performs analysis, and develops input for strategic planning in collaboration with engagement teams. Leads client teams through problem discovery and root cause analysis. Facilitates cross-functional problem solving using appropriate best practice processes and techniques. Facilitates meetings and/or conference calls to seek understanding and agreement using specific techniques. Follows a solution development process.

Ensures the alignment of requirements and solution alternatives with client objectives. Develops business cases. Presents summaries of analysis and research to sponsors and clients.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum two (2) years of either consulting, healthcare operations, health insurance or project management experience Or Master's Degree and one (1) year cumulative work/internship experience

Education

Bachelor's degree required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

N/A

Additional Requirements:

Demonstrate ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.

Advanced computer skills and knowledge of data systems.

Must demonstrate effective consulting and project management skills.

Specific expertise required as specified.

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years of related analytical and/or consulting experience in healthcare preferred.

Master's degree preferred.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Senior Healthcare Consulting Associate

LOCATION: Rockville, Maryland

REQNUMBER: 935076

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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