Strategic Health Care Consultant

COPE Health Solutions is a health care consulting firm that provides our health system clients with the tools, services and advice they need to be leaders in the industry. Focusing on all aspects of strategy, population health management, integrated delivery network design and implementation, CMS demonstrations, and health care talent development, we help drive our clients’ success every step of the way.

The Strategic Health Care Consultant will work closely with the Senior Health Care Consultant, Manager, Consulting, VP and Executive VP of Consulting to lead complex internal and external projects. This will involve hands-on work with clinic staff, providers, executives, vendors, and other stakeholders to successfully implement innovative care models and improve health outcomes. The Strategic Health Care Consultant will have the opportunity to gain practical experience and technical skills in health care management and clinical redesign.

Position Description:

• Plan, manage, and execute major tasks for consulting projects, company-wide activities, and business development
• Provide project management support with minimal oversight, including managing day-to-day operations, maintaining work plans and timelines, preparing status reports, and ensuring effective coordination with clients and team members
• Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses
• Support performance improvement efforts, including process assessment, data collection and reporting, and development of dashboards and scorecards
• Assist in the development of proposals, project deliverables, white papers, and other business materials
• Meet with assigned supervisor, executive members, and clients to maintain good communication regarding project work, goals, challenges, and expected outcomes
• Additional responsibilities to be determined based on final candidate experience and interests

Position Expectations:

• May require 80% travel to locations such as New York, California and Texas; and other locations as assigned
• Develop and maintain high levels of client satisfaction
• Meet or exceed all contractual obligations
• Meet or exceed all productivity goals and quality indicators
• Attend outside conferences and meetings on industry topics
• Attend professional networking events

Qualifications:

• B.A. or B.S. degree required
• Master’s Degree preferred in the areas of Public Health, Heath Care Administration, Health Management and Policy, and Business Administration
• 1-3 years of health care consulting experience
• Healthcare policy background preferred and experience in the areas of CMS, Medicare, Medicaid, CMMI and related programs
• Prior experience in at least two of the following areas preferred:
      o Clinical program design, implementation, and/or operations
      o Care Coordination
      o Population Health
      o Health information technology
      o Medicaid or other federal demonstration programs
• Ability to work effectively on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
• Skills related to effective project management, including strong work ethic, attention to detail, time management, ability to prioritize, problem solving, adaptability, and willingness to learn
• Ability to understand CMS program funding and mechanics protocols
• Ability to work well independently and in a team setting
• Excellent organization, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Technical Skills:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Project Management)

Benefits:
At COPE Health Solutions, our team members are the driving force behind the organization’s success and we demonstrate our commitment to them by offering competitive compensation and industry leading benefits. We value our team members' broad range of academic and professional backgrounds and the different perspectives they offer the organization. We invest in education, both formally within the company and through reimbursement for outside coursework, and encourage personal and professional growth.

Our rich benefits plan is designed to support your overall wellbeing, both in and outside of work. Some of our teams’ favorite benefits include unlimited paid vacation, a yearly stipend for child or household care, a monthly gym stipend and bonus and our yearly company retreat. To learn more about our benefits, please visit https://copehealthsolutions.com/careers/benefits/.

To Apply:
To apply for this position or for more information about COPE Health Solutions, visit us at https://copehealthsolutions.com/careers/open-positions/.


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