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Guidehouse Managing Consultant - Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management - CDI Lead in Seattle, Washington


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


Managing Consultants own client engagements from cultivation to completion. In this role, you will be accountable for the activities of the project team and support the day-to-day management of the client relationship. You are expected to effectively develop and manage work plans, staffing, deadlines and budgets for multiple complex projects simultaneously. Work products are expected to be high-quality and client-ready. In this visible role, you will lead team meetings, and guide, manage, and coach consultants and senior consultants, providing constructive feedback on project participation and overall career development. Managing Consultants work closely with Directors and Managing Directors to keep them abreast of project progress and important developments. Managing Consultants support sales initiatives and practice development.

We encourage career development and hiring for the long term. As a Managing Consultant, you will follow a clearly defined career path and continue to develop your project management and client relationship skills. As you are ready drive strategic solutions across multiple complex workstreams and become more involved in business development, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Associate Director level.

In this role your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in developing/expanding Healthcare Clinical Documentation Services consulting offerings, including collaboration with other areas of functional expertise and consulting solutions

  • Evaluating existing client operations and identify gaps and/or improvement opportunities



  • BA/BS Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, or Clinical Administration

  • 5+ years of revenue cycle management experience focused in clinical documentation improvement and/or clinical integrity

  • 5+ years of management consulting, professional services, and/or project management experience

  • Ability to assess appropriate MS-DRG, 3MTM APR-DRG Severity of Illness (SOI) and Risk of Mortality (ROM) assignment, Hierarchical Condition Category capture (Inpatient and Outpatient)

  • Strong knowledge of core clinical, quality and coding knowledge to perform analysis of client workflows and processes to determine appropriate recommendations to improve clinical documentation, risk adjustment, care coordination and/or quality outcomes measurements

  • Proven track record of demonstrating thought leadership, managing complex projects, building client relationships, mentoring consulting staff and collaborating with others to develop new business

  • Ability to present to large groups, both externally and within the practice

  • History of maintaining updated clinical knowledge and staying abreast of guidelines and regulations affecting Clinical Documentation, Alternative Payment Models, Risk Adjustment, Coding and Quality Fields

  • Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) or Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) certification is desired

  • Proven success in driving operational process improvement and change management for revenue cycle optimization projects within hospitals and/or health systems

  • Experience having project managed at least one large complex CDI project to successful completion

  • Intermediate to advanced data manipulation and analytical skills using Excel

  • Willingness to travel to client sites across the United States up to 75% (Monday-Thursday every week)

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.


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

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