Berkeley Research Group

  • Senior Associate - Healthcare Performance Improvement - Applied Analytics

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/23/2018 5:41 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    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, professionals 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 an experienced entry level consulting staff position.  This position requires a highly motivated problem solver with strong analytical ability, advanced degree or significant work experience, and a desire to advance within the organization. The work of a Senior Associate can be either qualitative or quantitative in nature, and projects range from industry and subject matter research to data collection to the preparation of statistical, financial, and other forms of analysis. 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 the Washington, DC office with potential travel to client sites.


    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.


    • 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 may be required Monday through Thursday (4 days, with 3 overnight stays)
    • Proven capability with MS Excel is required.  Knowledge and experience with other analytical software (e.g., MS SQL Server, Tableau, MS Access, SAS, SPSS, Stata) is preferred. A willingness to expand those capabilities is required. 


    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the areas of economics, finance, accounting, statistics, econometrics, or other related subject.
    • 2 to 3 years prior work experience preferred.
    • 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 desired. A willingness to expand those capabilities is required. 


    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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