Berkeley Research Group

  • Senior Associate: Healthcare Performance Improvement - Engagement Support

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/1/2018 3:36 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1824
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Consulting Staff
  • Overview

    Berkeley Research Group works with standalone community hospitals, multihospital health systems, and major academic medical centers to achieve greater results through transformational performance improvement. Our consultants have years of experience assisting hospitals with reducing labor and non-labor costs and improving revenue cycle operations. Our expert data analysts, physicians, and other clinicians aggregate complex clinical, cost, and quality data to better inform decision making and engage physicians in driving cost and quality improvements through clinical redesign.

     

    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 Senior Associate position is a full-time position as a member of our consulting staff.  The Senior Associate will support client engagement while learning about specific areas of the HPI practice.  The Associate will be an integral part of the HPI team that will work at the client site.  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 Senior Associate position will be based out of a “Virtual” office with frequent 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 arounds 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 is required Monday through Thursday (4 days, with 3 overnight stays)

    Qualifications

    • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or equivalent in the areas of economics, finance, accounting, statistics, econometrics, public health, engineering or other practice related subjects. 
    • Proven capability with MS Excel is necessary.  Knowledge and experience with other analytical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, Stata, MS Access, MS SQL Server) is preferred. A willingness to expand those capabilities is required. 
    • 1-2 years of experience is required. Healthcare and/or consulting experience is strongly preferred.

    Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the U.S., 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.

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