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Guidehouse Commercial Healthcare Supply Chain Performance Improvement - Managing Consultant in Albany, New York

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

As a Managing Consultant in the Guidehouse Consulting Commercial Healthcare Payer/Provider sector, you will leverage your experience in the healthcare industry, preferably in performance improvement within Hospitals, Health Plans or Physician Groups. Specifically, will work directly with clients to measurably improve their operational outcomes through a mix of workforce strategies, resource utilization improvement, and reduction in variation in care. To accomplish this, you will leverage your deep understanding of health system and ambulatory operational best practices supported by data.

You will work on the Guidehouse Commercial Healthcare Operational Effectiveness team driving margin and operational improvement at client provider organizations through a combination of data and business process analysis, project management, and deliverable creation. You will have subject matter expertise in at least one of our solution areas and business acumen to become a recognized, credible, and trusted partner to our clients.

Reponsibilities will include:

  • Lead and mentor a team of resources, manage prioritization of tasks, and ensure accountability

  • Lead meetings and conversations with client stakeholders, including executives

  • Meet with and present to Guidehouse project executives on project status, potential risk, and issue resolution

  • Play a lead role in Guidehouse Payer/Provider internal practice development activities

  • Assess and implement supply chain improvement opportunities and savings initiatives relevant in the hospital environment

  • Showcase your expertise in sourcing, analyzing, negotiating, implementing, and validating contract management process steps

  • Facilitate and lead the strategic sourcing process including contract negotiations and leveraging supplier relationships for categories including, but not limited to, clinical supplies, physician preference items, purchased services, lab, and pharmacy

  • Review pricing and business terms for capital equipment and service contracts

  • Conduct formal business reviews that leverage a supplier scorecard process

  • Utilize your understanding of healthcare inventory management systems and general operations principles (i.e. P2P, shipping, receiving, inventory management, par planning and management, etc.) to drive solution delivery

  • Develop and deliver creative solutions to address needs throughout an organization including managing capital assets, processing vendor transactions, and establishing system and facility-level policies and processes

  • Create foundational training materials

  • Interface with hospital executives to report realized savings and to develop strategies for ongoing risk mitigation

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree required; graduate degree preferred

  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience in supply chain performance improvement within Hospitals, Health Plans and/or Physician Groups

  • Possess a strong understanding of healthcare inventory management systems and general operations principles (i.e. P2P, shipping, receiving, inventory management, par planning and management, etc.)

  • Familiarity with health system Value Analysis programs

  • Aptitude in procure to pay process

  • Ability to develop and deliver creative solutions to address needs throughout an organization including managing capital assets, processing vendor transactions, and establishing system and facility-level policies and processes

  • Aptitude to develop foundational training materials

  • Comfortable interfacing with hospital executives to report realized savings and to develop strategies for ongoing risk mitigation

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Previous consulting experience preferred

  • Strong client leadership skills and ability to sell add-on work and recognize business development opportunities

  • Demonstrated ability to work in challenging situations

  • Demonstrated ability leading successful teams and managing through conflict

  • Ability to complete projects with attention to detail on tight timelines

  • Assures high quality work by taking advantage of learning opportunities and self-motivated

  • Communicates effectively and demonstrates leadership role with physicians, clinicians, administrators, colleagues, and fellow Supply Chain resources

  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • The target starting base salary for this position is $115,000-$145,000 annually.

  • Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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