Huron Consulting Group Consulting Associate, Healthcare Payor Services in Chicago, Illinois
Huron helps its clients drive growth, enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We help healthcare organizations build innovation capabilities and accelerate key growth initiatives, enabling organizations to own the future, instead of being disrupted by it. Together, we empower clients to create sustainable growth, optimize internal processes and deliver better consumer outcomes.
Health systems, hospitals and medical clinics are under immense pressure to improve clinical outcomes and reduce the cost of providing patient care. Investing in new partnerships, clinical services and technology is not enough to create meaningful and substantive change. To succeed long-term, healthcare organizations must empower leaders, clinicians, employees, affiliates and communities to build cultures that foster innovation to achieve the best outcomes for patients.
Joining the Huron team means you’ll help our clients evolve and adapt to the rapidly changing healthcare environment and optimize existing business operations, improve clinical outcomes, create a more consumer-centric healthcare experience, and drive physician, patient and employee engagement across the enterprise.
Join our team as the expert you are now and create your future.
Associates play an indispensable role at Huron. Our dynamic Associates lead one or more project work streams utilizing Huron approaches, methodologies and tools to implement impactful and innovative solutions to address our clients’ business challenges. Skilled relationship builders, our Associates collaborate with client staff and leadership while simultaneously managing junior Huron staff. Everyone works in symphony to achieve a common objective: create and implement sustainable solutions. Through our varied projects, Associates gain valuable, hands-on consulting and change management experience, while positively impacting mission-driven healthcare organizations.
Huron prides itself on being a firm big enough to boast a global footprint – yet not too big to hinder our entrepreneurial spirit. This allows everyone to make an impact and gives you access to a multitude of career paths both within and beyond your areas of expertise. Our focus on professional development is unmatched as you build critical leadership skills to grow your career and mentor junior Huron staff to do the same. We’re dedicated to helping you reach your true potential! Create your future at Huron.
Demonstrated ability to create and utilize workplans to effectively prioritize and manage multiple concurrent tasks with a high sense urgency across one or more workstreams; effective at delegating tasks to junior staff while managing the overall quality of project deliverables
Proven critical thinking skills in both data collection and complex analysis; ability to identify data gaps and risks, develop sound conclusions, and create implementable and sustainable recommendations for improvement
Ability to comprehend current business processes, document and describe the processes under review, and recommend opportunities for improvement; including the underlying business processes and technologies that help to deliver defined business outcomes
Professional and polished written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively summarize information and present findings and recommendations to internal and client leadership; skilled at interactions with varying levels of client personnel from staff to leadership
Ability to apply proven methodologies and best practices to unique client situations; skilled at collaboration with project team members and client stakeholders to design and implement effective solutions to complex business problems
Direct supervisory experience including coaching, mentorship and performance management
Bachelor's degree required
Willingness and ability to travel every week (Monday-Thursday with occasional onsite Fridays) and work extended hours as needed
Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Proficient in team collaboration tools
*US work authorization required.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE (Payor):
3-5 years relevant health plan or insurance experience managing a department and/or team-based projects with a focus on process re-engineering initiatives, data management, and change management, OR
3-5 years relevant project leadership and workplan management experience within a consulting firm setting with a focus on health plan or insurance sales support, operations, healthcare IT, or product design and/or distribution.
The estimated base salary range for this job is $95,000 - $125,000. The range represents a good faith estimate of the range that Huron reasonably expects to pay for this job at the time of the job posting. The actual salary paid to an individual will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limited to specific skills or certifications, years of experience, market changes, and required travel. This job is also eligible to participate in Huron’s annual incentive compensation program, which reflects Huron’s pay for performance philosophy. Inclusive of annual incentive compensation opportunity, the total estimated compensation range for this job is $106,400 - $147,500. The job is also eligible to participate in Huron’s benefit plans which include medical, dental and vision coverage and other wellness programs. The salary range information provided is in accordance with applicable state and local laws regarding salary transparency that are currently in effect and may be implemented in the future.
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At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.
Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.
Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.
Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.
Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.
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