Berkeley Research Group

Associate: Healthcare Performance Improvement – Engagement Support

Job Locations US
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/29/2018 12:46 PM)
Job ID
2018-1820
# of Openings
2
Category
Consulting Staff

Overview

Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines, including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues. In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement, and strategy consulting. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the United States and internationally. This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm.

 

Our healthcare consultants are leaders in providing measurable and sustainable results to clients. We combine traditional performance improvement with our clinical approach to help hospitals transform their organizations and significantly improve their margins, with strategies that emphasize rapid results and considerable return on investment.

 

The Associate position is a full-time position as a member of our consulting staff.  The Associate will support client engagement while learning about specific areas of the HPI practice.  This position will work directly with the other team members to assess the opportunity and implement the initiatives determined to be beneficial to the client.  Training will occur on the job with frequent feedback to support development and growth.  The Associate position will be based out of Washington, DC or a “Virtual” office with potential travel to client sites.

Responsibilities

  • Performs data collection (quantitative and qualitative), research (industry and subject matter), and analysis utilizing basic analytic techniques to solve client problems
  • Preps supporting documentation for initiatives based on analysis or direction provided from supervisor 
  • Gains experience in maintaining and archiving electronic databases, spreadsheets, and other deliverables 
  • Applies appropriate tools and methodology to assignments and if unavailable completes research utilizing journals and online tools to move the initiative forward
  • Identifies next steps and/or work around on assigned tasks to begin working more independently
  • Audits practices and own work via data analysis, interviewing, and shadowing to ensure good quality work, identify inconsistencies, and elevate areas of opportunity or risk
  • Manages client relationship at the representative level 
  • Adapts to different client personalities and internal management styles to ensure expectations are met on both ends
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing and adjusts context based on role of individual being addressed
  • Participates in a positive team environment and works hard to meet client deadlines and quality expectations.
  • Travel may be required Monday through Thursday (4 days, with 3 overnight stays) approximately 50% of the year 

 

Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship.

 

BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Qualifications

  • Progression towards a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and an undergraduate level understanding of economics, finance, accounting, statistics, econometrics, or other related subject.
  • Previous internship or work experience is preferred.
  • Proven capability with MS Excel and relational database program(s) (e.g., MS SQL Server, MS Access, MySQL, Oracle, Teradata) or statistical analysis programs (e.g., SAS, SPSS, Stata, R). A desire to expand those capabilities is required.

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