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EY Business Consulting Senior - Healthcare Provider in Chicago, Illinois

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Today’s healthcare environment is undergoing rapid change and transformation. The market is being impacted by changing regulations, new payment structures, increasing reliance on technology, and a move towards population health. As a senior within our Health consulting practice, you’ll work with clients across the healthcare industry, from hospitals and integrated delivery networks to commercial and governmental insurers. You’ll use your industry knowledge and relationship skillsets to assist our clients in delivering services efficiently and effectively.

The opportunity

As part of EY’s Health consulting practice, you will work with these clients across the country in solving complex problems in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.  We currently are seeking a highly motivated Senior, with a focus on provider operations, to support client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services, and support business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior in our Health consulting group focused on Clinical Operation, you’ll spend most of your time teaming with our provider team working with a broad spectrum of not-for-profit and for-profit healthcare clients, including hospitals, healthcare systems, physician practices and academic medical centers, to assess and redesign clinical processes across the following areas:

  • Operational improvement

  • Benchmarking and financial quantification

  • Cost reduction/revenue enhancement

  • Workflow redesign

Skills and attributes for success

  • Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services

  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes

  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business

  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge

  • Demonstrate ability to assimilate to new knowledge

  • Possess good business acumen

  • Remain current on new developments in consulting services capabilities and industry knowledge

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 3+ years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience

  • Approximately 2 years of healthcare consulting experience, preferably with prior experience as a Senior (or above), in a consulting firm or in a management role within industry

  • Ability to read and interpret hospital financial statements and contract terms, utilize complex financial models, experience with operational process mapping and experience with healthcare cost reduction planning and implementation

  • Experience with healthcare organization M&A, physician alignment, or financial margin improvement initiatives

  • Experience in delivering projects that cover the full life cycle of assessment, design and implementation support

  • Ability to oversee a team of intern/staff consulting professionals

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment (knows when to lead and when to follow)

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated at 80%.

Ideally you’ll also have

  • A degree with an emphasis in Finance, Accounting, and/or Business; CPA, MBA, MHA and/or MPH

What we look for

We’re interested in passionate leaders with strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the healthcare industry. If you have a genuine passion for healthcare, this role is for you.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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