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Humana Strategy Advancement Advisor - Clinical Innovation in Davenport, Iowa


The Strategy Advancement Advisor provides data-based strategic direction to identify and address business issues and opportunities. Provides business intelligence and strategic planning support for business segments or the company at large. The Strategy Advancement Advisor works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.


Location: Preferably located in proximity to Cincinnati/Louisville, but could be Work at Home nationally (EST/CST)

Humana is a Fortune 60 market leader in integrated healthcare whose dream is to help people achieve lifelong well-being. As a company focused on the health and well-being of the people we serve, Humana starts from within, and is committed to providing progressive benefits that advance team members' careers and job satisfaction. Through offerings anchored in a whole-person view of human well-being, Humana embraces a focus on stimulating positive individual and population changes while nurturing a sense of security, enabling people to live life fully and be their most productive.

Within Humana, the Home Segment is a rapidly growing vertical focused on advancing home-centric care models built around improved member experience and outcomes. With models ranging from home health to in home wellness assessments to in-home primary and acute care, the Home is a core part of Humana's overall integrated care delivery strategy, and we believe the Home is the next frontier in high touch, value-based care for our members.

Humana recently acquired two companies in the home health space, Kindred at Home and One Home Solutions. Kindred is the nation's largest home health provider with a predominant footprint in the fee for service Traditional Medicare space while One Home is a sub-capitated provider Humana that is responsible for all home health/DME/infusion spend in FL and TX. The Clinical Innovation team within the Home Segment is responsible for creating innovative care delivery models within the home health space by creating new models of care where the three companies intersect; in short, the goal of the Clinical Innovation team is to improve health outcomes and reduce total cost of care for Humana members while continuing to support Kindred's core fee for service business. At the same time, the innovation team must also create programs to support Kindred's core fee for service business. The team is seeking an innovative and forward-thinking leader for the position of Strategy Advancement Advisor. The overarching purpose of this role is to be the strategic business and finance anchor for the team as we advance key emerging care models built around home health. There is heavy lifting with program management of numerous projects in flight as well as working with the innovation team to develop new strategies. The advisor is also responsible for creating materials about innovation strategy/trend commitments and presenting them to senior leadership. This leader will work with the innovation team and DH&A to also develop innovative payment models.

This role is part clinical strategy and part operational. The Strategy Advancement Advisor leads initiatives to analyze complex business problems and issues using data from internal and external sources. Brings expertise or identifies subject matter experts in support of multi-functional efforts to identify, interpret, and produce recommendations and plans based on company and external data analysis. Ensures that policies and procedures align with corporate vision. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel ensuring efficient operation of the function. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision, Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.


  • Program Management of multiple ongoing projects which include the innovation work in progress as well as managing any pilots in flight

  • Create business case and financial models to support innovative care models

  • Prepare presentations (MQC, MTC, leadership presentations)

  • Translate the clinical work into business language and be able to articulate the strategy effectively to senior leadership

Role Essentials

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 7 or more years of strategy, finance, operations and/or consulting experience

  • 2 or more years of project leadership experience

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of Humana's business and established relationships across Humana's business segments

  • Experience and influencing cross functional teams

  • Mastery of PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, and project management tools

  • Able to translate the clinical problem to business application

  • Be able to able work across a matrix environment within and outside of Humana

  • Detail oriented individual with strong organization skills

  • Strong program management (multiple projects at once) skills

  • Approach a problem with humility, collaborative mentality, and a place of curiosity

  • Enterprise thinker

Role Desirables

  • Master's degree

  • Finance, strategy, or business background

Additional Information

Humana is an organization with careers that change lives-including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you're ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.

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