Guidehouse Healthcare Technology Solutions - Epic Inpatient Orders Optimization - Senior Consultant in Albany, New York
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As an Epic Inpatient Orders Optimization Senior Consultant on our Health Technology Solutions team, you will own client engagements from cultivation to completion. You will lead and/or participate in operational and financial improvement efforts by optimizing inpatient clinical workflows using appropriate process improvement tools tailored to individual client needs. Clients can include large, medium, and small health systems as well as independent provider practices. Incumbent will also recommend and help implement improvements to Electronic Health Record usage to enhance efficiency, productivity, and patient/provider workflow. Your time and effort will focus on both client delivery as well as internal solution development aligned to relevant core priorities among clinical, operational, and/or revenue cycle products. You will leverage technical expertise to partner with relevant internal stakeholders and product owners to tech enable prioritized solutions.
In this role, you will be accountable for the activities of the project team and support the day-to-day management of the client relationship. You are expected to effectively develop and manage work plans, staffing, deadlines and budgets for multiple complex projects simultaneously. Work products are expected to be high-quality and client-ready. In this visible role, you will lead team meetings, and guide, manage, and coach consultants and senior consultants, providing constructive feedback on project participation and overall career development. Managing Consultants work closely with Directors and Managing Directors to keep them abreast of project progress and important developments. Managing Consultants support sales initiatives and practice development. We encourage career development and hiring for the long term. As a Managing Consultant, you will follow a clearly defined career path and continue to develop your project management and client relationship skills. As you are ready drive strategic solutions across multiple complex workstreams and become more involved in business development, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Associate Director level.
Some project work will be stand-alone while others are embedded in larger, more comprehensive health system transformations requiring effective coordination with colleagues and other work teams. In either case, working with internal team members and multiple client stakeholders is essential.
Optimization of Inpatient Orders Workflows and Operations: • Work with client and other Guidehouse staff to document current state operational inefficiencies, bottlenecks, and pain points to identify opportunities for improvement • Work with client and other Guidehouse staff to document opportunities to enhance Epic to support improved inpatient orders efficiency, provider productivity, and patient experience workflows and reporting • Work directly with client staff to implement leading practice inpatient orders workflows • Establish and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders to instill confidence in subject matter expertise and in project success • Proactively seek out opportunities to tech enable relevant clinical, operational, and/or revenue cycle solutions and advance market-leading product delivery
Project Management/Oversight: • Draft, review, and coordinate relevant final deliverable coordination within client or internal project scope • Establish and maintain project structure to meet timelines, milestones, and deliverables • Demonstrated ability to plan, set priorities, organize, and coordinate with other workstreams to support larger internal / external project goals and objectives • Develop communication vehicles and materials to keep client and internal Guidehouse stakeholders informed on project and internal solution development progress and risks • Perform other project related duties as assigned by the engagement manager, or internal solution development related duties as assigned by the solution leader
Required: • A minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited university • A minimum of five (5) demonstrated experience leading operational and financial improvement efforts within the inpatient healthcare setting • A minimum of five (5) years' experience with technical and/or operational workflow optimization • A minimum of five (5) years of in-depth experience working with electronic health records, particularly within Epic inpatient applications • Experience successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously • Strong project management background and understanding of project management processes • A minimum of five (5) years consulting or relevant healthcare industry experience
Preferred: • Master’s degree in Business or Healthcare Administration • Formal, advanced certification in process improvement methodologies; Six Sigma, LEAN, PDCA, etc. • Ability to create custom, client ready presentation materials in PowerPoint, Excel, Tableau, and other formats as required
• Current EpicCare Inpatient Procedures Orders certification highly preferred
• Current EpicCare Order Transmittal certification highly preferred
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.
This role is available remotely from PST, CST or EST time zones.
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.
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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.
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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