Healthcare Consultant ll

Location: Bethesda, MD
ERPi is currently seeking a full-time Healthcare Consultant II to provide onsite support at our Bethesda, MD site.

The Role:
ERPi, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SVDOSB) specializing in management consulting for the federal government (www.erpi.net).  ERPi is undergoing a period of significant growth and offers talented candidates a chance to perform project management, strategic planning, process improvement, quality management, data analysis, and human capital planning on some of the Federal government’s largest and most complex business challenges. Our work environment is highly entrepreneurial and is staffed with some of the brightest and most capable technical and management consultants in the industry.   ERPi’s compensation and benefits plan are designed to attract and retain the industry’s most capable professionals and executives. We offer tuition reimbursement for selected graduate schools, 401(k) profit sharing, awards to recognize exceptional performance immediately, customized health plans, and charitable donation matching, in addition to competitive base salaries.
 
This position is a junior level opportunity in management consulting for the right person who is driven by the Defense Health Agency’s mission and thrives in a collaborative work environment where people and ideas connect to create the impact clients seek.
 
The Healthcare Consultant II will, under the supervision of the project leader and senior consultants, support the following activities:
  • Supporting client directors/managers with high-level, cross-functional focus and assistance. Routine activities include tracking/monitoring and frequent status updates and advisories on task/project accomplishment, suspense tracking, and the preparation/delivery of high quality, senior executive-level decision support tools and professionally written staff products in a wide variety of forms (e.g., memoranda, executive summaries, information papers, fact sheets, etc.) that convey information and articulate/represent client positions
  • Apply expert professional-level analytical and problem-solving skills to problem management requirements and professional-level skills in effective communicating with senior executive level and other senior Government/private sector personnel, both within and outside of the organization, to address difficult/controversial policy/program matters and identify resolutions to complex issues.  Evaluate analytical results and develop new and adapted analytical techniques as may be required/appropriate to best accomplish program management tasks
  • Manage, coordinate, facilitate, oversee, and track and assist in guiding the progress of multiple projects and activities with varying timelines and due dates.  Ensure directors/managers meet project milestones and due dates on schedule and within established guidelines and allocated resources
  • Accomplish a variety of special projects, covering a broad range of mission activities, as directed.  These projects typically address high-priority issues that are sensitive in nature and have short deadlines and may include the development of operational guidance and executive briefings and information summaries
  • Accomplish/assist with the preparation of briefings, studies and reports for presentation to senior executive level and other senior client officials, to include high-level working groups and meetings of senior officials
  • Analyze complex issue papers/packages and briefings proposed for presentation to senior leadership and develop summaries of overview and key management information for senior leaders/managers
  • Provide management analysis support for client projects and issues, including development, review, and analysis of organizational and staffing structures, office goals and objectives, policies and procedures, and office automation information and management requirements
  • Perform performance analysis and process improvement using industry best practice methodologies and tools, to include Lean Six Sigma
  • Support the development and dissemination of communication products to client stakeholder groups, to include development of briefing presentations, social media postings, and other media
  • Review and analyze reports involving workload data, performance metrics, and other statistical information for content, completeness, and timeliness, and develop executive summaries of key information
  • Review, analyze, edit and ensure full coordination of directive/procedural guidance and various other documents drafted/proposed, such as policy memoranda, administrative instructions, operating procedures, and memoranda of agreement/understanding
  • Research and prepare staff papers and other documents, such as memoranda, charters, procedures, information and decision papers, spreadsheets, and briefs as required/requested.  Incorporate technical information into draft correspondence as appropriate
  • This role requires a combination of strong problem solving and analytical skills, strong organization and prioritization skills, ability to work in a dynamic, results-driven environment, ability to build and manage client relationships at all levels, ability to think strategically to effectively assess clients’ situation and assemble solutions to meet needs, and excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
 
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Experience working with Defense Health Agency
  • 2-4 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant discipline
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to analyze quantitative and qualitative data
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including reports and presentations
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative and results-driven environment
  • Ability to build and manage client relationships at all levels
  • Ability to think strategically to effectively assess clients’ situation and assemble solutions to meet needs
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of healthcare policy and practice
 
Clearance: 
Ability to obtain a Public Trust-level clearance
 
EEO Statement:
It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of ERPi not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, parental status, marital status, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment terms and conditions of employment.
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