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Guidehouse Associate Director - Care Management Effectiveness - Healthcare Segment in Sacramento, California


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:



This position includes responsibilities in both leveraging and delivering quality, high-level, consulting services to clients for the Guidehouse Clinical Solutions Practice. Organizations across the health industry are seeking holistic solutions that transform every essential function in the delivery of care and other services. Guidehouse helps organizations transform their clinical operating model with virtual, digital, and automated technology, and advanced data analytics, to facilitate effective and efficient care delivery across the continuum. Our person-centered approach engages and integrates clinical and operational workstreams that touch all aspects of the care continuum. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Deliver industry expertise and management consulting services in support of client engagements across large providers (hospitals, health systems, AMCs, large physician groups, clinics, outpatient facilities, etc.)

  • Lead transformational change in the clinical and care management workstream in large healthcare systems

  • Clearly articulates financial results of multiple projects and speaks about process and sub-process measures for more than one area

  • Establishes account management relationships with key client decision makers

  • Identifies key industry issues in clinical care, throughput and LOS and develops a practice response

  • Provides delivery assurance support for engagements with targeted clients

  • Mentors Guidehouse staff on clinical, care management, throughput and LOS assignments within the account delivering services

  • Provides visible leadership within the account and the practice.


R equired Qualifications:

  • 8-10 plus years (minimum) of recent experience working within in a large healthcare provider setting focused on care management, LOS, throughput, clinical operations and beyond, much of which is at the management

  • 3 plus delivering programs in a consulting environment; driving complex, multi-faceted, multi-site, application/operational change/clinical improvement programs

  • Nursing or other clinical degree from accredited college; graduate degree preferred

  • Excellent financial and quantitative acumen and stakeholder management skills

  • Experience leading complex projects to minimally timeline and scope

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 75%

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Care Management and Utilization Management experience with payers preferred but not required

  • Flexible, positive, clear interpersonal and communication skills with ability to facilitate the exchange of information at all levels internally, as well as with a provider based, client departments, including, but not limited to, surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, hospital executives, and other professional and ancillary staff

  • Ability to develop and monitor performance metrics at all levels of operations

  • 8 + years rigorous project/program management leadership of complex provider deliverables with majority of those years in larger provider systems

  • Adroit use of methodology and leadership within the project management setting

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with IT solutions and tech-enabled solutions which are integral to enabling efficiency and appropriate to quality and throughput of care

  • Capacity to adapt and lead others to understand and accept values, strategies, goals and plans in response to changing business conditions

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • This position is open to candidates virtually from EST, CST, PST time zones as well as AZ, UT.

  • Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program