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Job Title: Senior Consultant, Health Care Transformation
Denver, CO or Berkeley,, CA United States
Senior Consultant, Health Care Transformation
Who we are:
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), a leading public health research and consulting organization dedicated to advancing the health of individuals and communities, is seeking an experienced senior consultant to join our energetic and collaborative Health Services Division (HSD) team. This position will be responsible for providing leadership, project management, partnership building, client relationship, and technical assistance for health care transformation related projects within the United States, both at a state and national level.
How we work:
We pride ourselves on being a workplace where people from a wide variety of lived experiences have the freedom to pursue their passions and take an active part in shaping the future of our work. We have a bias toward action: we do research with the explicit intent of influencing policy change and changes in practice. We understand that in order to advance equitable and effective strategies, the public health and health care fields need to be driven by affected populations. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team that reflects the diversity of our communities and that can apply their own lived-experiences.
Our office culture is strongówe care about each other as coworkers and as individuals and strive to extend flexibility to staff so that they can manage life, while still meeting the demands of the job. We are currently working in a hybrid environment, where we strive to balance in-person and remote working to meet personal needs as well as create a collaborative environment where we learn from one another and support each otherís success.
About the role:
We are hiring a full-time Senior Consultant to join our U.S. team who is a creative problem solver, able to quickly pivot in changing environments, and committed to advancing innovative approaches to improving population health; lead national and/or state projects related to health care transformation; provide technical assistance and training in specific areas related to this content area; form strong partnerships with funders, government agencies, community health centers and other organizations, as well as technical experts; lead collaboratives; conduct business development; and, be a strong communicator. JSIís HSD has hundreds of consultants across 8 offices that work across local, regional and national projects simultaneously with a high-level of individual accountability. We strive to balance rigorous approaches with timely and imaginative implementation.
JSI health care transformation projects span a wide variety of topics including primary care/practice transformation, strategies to advance health and racial equity including addressing social determinants of health, multisector approaches to advancing population health, policy and payment reform, applied research to build the evidence-base for emerging areas in public health, and health information technology. This work typically requires extensive experience with and understanding of project management methodologies, multi-stakeholder engagement, community and provider engagement, planning and facilitation skills, strategic planning, and reporting and dissemination. This work also requires technical expertise and knowledge of the full continuum of clinical and non-clinical health-related services (e.g., public health, social service, community health, primary care, behavioral health, hospital, post-acute, etc.) as well as the structures, systems, and processes that promote service integration, care coordination, care transitions, workforce development, and health information exchange. Finally, this work requires an understanding and appreciation for issues of equity and the disparities that exist for certain segments of the population who have been disproportionately impacted by social factors.
-Project management and leadership: Lead large projects and staff dynamically, adapting to tight and evolving timelines, including development and management of strategic and action plans; clear communication with many different audiences; and managing development and production of deliverables.
-Development of deliverables: Working as a key member of a collaborative team, develop project deliverables including tools and resources to health care transformation best practices; and lead in-person and web-based convenings and presentations.
-Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis: Apply rigorous analytic thinking and creativity to the collection and interpretation of quantitative and qualitative data.
-Facilitation: Facilitate engaging meetings with clients, partners, and project stakeholders. Develop productive partnerships with other collaborating organizations, grantees, and stakeholders. This includes generating agendas and action items; planning activities to foster relationship-building, being sensitive to the participant experience.
-Business development: Actively contribute to business development through proposal writing, development of relationships with potential clients, and generation of new project opportunities.
-Internal learning and development: Contribute to JSIís Health Service Division team professional development and social cohesion.
Qualifications & Requirements
-Masterís degree and at least ten years of experience or bachelorís degree and at least 13 years of experience in health care transformation related work. At least five years of experience in consulting and/or strategy development related to health systems or public health.
-Commitment to advancing health and racial equity through internal organizational practices and external project work.
-Knowledge of public health, health systems, and health equity and familiarity with services and programs related to primary care, population health, social determinants of health, behavioral health, and hospital services.
-Demonstrated skills in project management, including establishing program processes and protocols, managing timelines, leading cross-functional teams, and developing relationships through effective communication.
-Supervision of the work and performance of all long-and short-term advisors, partners, consultants and staff.
-Preparation of reports and information briefs.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information to diverse audiences.
-Demonstrates self-awareness, inclusivity, and ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds.
-Ability to create welcoming structured spaces for meetings and group work, virtually and in-person. This includes the ability to create and deliver on realistic agendas and meeting outcomes, lead creative icebreakers, and adjust meeting pace and goals in real time.
-Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Google products (Drive, Calendar, Documents, etc.).
-Ability to travel within the U.S. as health and safety guidelines allow.
Nice to have
Experience working with State Medicaid offices, ACOs, hospital/provider networks, and community health centers.
Experience working with non-profit organizations.
Proficiency in languages other than English, Spanish preferred but open to other languages.
Health information technology expertise.
This position has an annual salary range of $100,000 - $180,000 depending on years of experience ( with geographic supplement if residing in the Bay Area.) JSI offers competitive benefits including health insurance, dental, vision, and a 401k with a company match.
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