Berkeley Research Group

  • Senior Associate – Healthcare Performance Improvement Practice – Portfolio Optimization

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/1/2018 2:20 PM)
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    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 Senior 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. 


    • Experience working in financial statements and with basic accounting principals
    • Experience in financial modeling and forecasting
    • Strong desire to perform research on a business line and determine options for optimization, repurposing, or divestiture
    • Understanding of hospital cost centers and hospital financial reporting
    • Strong communication skills and confidence to interact with decision support, finance, and administrative leaders
    • Demonstrates ability to develop and maintain collaborative, value-added relationships with focus area client leadership
    • Experience working with ambulatory EMRs (Cerner, GE Centricity, EPIC)
    • Strong communication skills and confidence to interact with physicians
    • Perform detailed research and analysis, then put the results into action (e.g., gather, review and summarize literature and data from the public domain, specialized industry resources, or client, public and commercial databases).
    • Demonstrate creativity and efficient use of relevant software tools, analytical methods and computer models to develop solutions.
    • Audit own work product and work product of others to assure quality.
    • Participate in a team environment and work hard to meet client deadlines and quality expectations.
    • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Participate in group practice meetings and travel as needed.
    • Travel is required Monday through Thursday (4 days, with 3 overnight stays)


    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the areas of economics, finance, accounting, statistics, econometrics, or other related subject.
    • 1 to 2 years’ prior work experience preferred.
    • Strong office productivity software skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
    • Proven capability with MS Excel and/or other analytical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, Stata, MS Access, MS SQL Server). A desire to expand those capabilities is required.
    • Creative, entrepreneurial minded with the desire to build effective team and best practice methodology

    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.


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