Navigant Managing Consultant - Navigant Cymetrix - Remote Location in DOVER, Delaware
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.
Navigant Cymetrix unites the strengths of four category-leading companies to address the complexities of today’s healthcare system. We design, develop and implement integrated, patient-centered solutions for sustained improvements in performance and profitability, working collaboratively across a spectrum of customers that encompasses hospitals, health systems, physician practice groups and payers.
The Managing Consultant will possess professional experience in two areas of the Revenue Cycle: Patient Access, Health Information Management, and/or Patient Financial Services expertise. This position will be responsible for hands-on assessing, planning implementing and directing the transformation of key revenue cycle business processes. In addition to strong management skills, the Managing Consultant should possess a track record of successfully managing high performance, interdisciplinary teams to meet project milestones and achieving measurable performance outcomes.
The Managing Consultant will be responsible for overseeing project management, client management, solution design and implementation and generation of engagement results. Also, working with client project leaders and effectively using change management strategies, guides the client through transformation efforts. This position will perform any and all job related duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions
Expert knowledge /experience in at least two areas of the Revenue Cycle
Strong management and interdisciplinary team skills
Client Management Relationships
Planning and Implementation Processes related to Revenue Cycle
Duties and Responsibilities
Client Service/ Business Development:
Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of Revenue Cycle service offerings as well as Navigant Cymetrix service offerings.
Perceived by the client as a lead person for one or more of the project teams.
Develops a network of personal and business contacts.
Routinely identifies add-on opportunities on current projects.
Assists with the development of proposals.
Actively participates in the recruiting process.
Provides regular project status updates to the project director and the project team.
Demonstrates solid facilitation skills.
Actively leads meetings with low and mid-level client groups.
Demonstrates the ability to determine the most appropriate format and scope for client deliverables including the ability to create deliverables suitable for senior-level client audiences.
Demonstrates effective listening skills.
Ability to identify and articulate project obstacles/ issues and determine potential solutions.
Expresses self in a confident manner in individual and group settings.
Actively participates in healthcare educational opportunities, such as HFMA audio-visual presentations, on-line research, accessing periodicals, PD initiatives and internal NCLC.
Demonstrates and begins applying a thorough understanding of the following:
Revenue Cycle processes/functions
Benchmarking methodologies (internal and external) for related revenue cycle functions
Financial impact that revenue cycle processes has on indicators such as Bad Debt, Charity, Allowances, and Denials
Demonstrates the ability to identify potential project risks/issues and determine appropriate courses of action/ resolution.
Focuses on quality and risk management at the project level. Takes action to address quality assurance issues on project team.
Demonstrates a positive, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible attitude.
Identifies and addresses client’s concerns and issues in a swift and decisive manner.
Maintains privilege and confidentiality.
Actively seeks mentoring/coaching and modifies behavior based on feedback.
Provides detailed and constructive feedback to team members on the project throughout the project as well as during a performance review.
Is regarded as a role model and mentor by fellow team members.
Delegates tasks appropriately.
Demonstrates the ability to manage a small project or teams on larger projects.
Participates in PD projects, as necessary.
Assists team members in prioritizing efforts around project scope and objectives.
Alerts the project director if there are concerns or obstacles that will affect project timing, resources, or success.
Ensures scope is clearly defined and continuously monitored.
Adheres to all of Navigant Cymetrix administrative requirements including time submission, expense reporting, billing and A/R management in a timely and accurate manner.
Applies creative solutions to the client.
Anticipates and resolves problems with low and mid-level clients.
Organizes analysis efforts and validates the work of fellow team members.
Integrates complex information and concepts into easily understood formats.
Constructively challenges ideas, assumptions, and conclusions of others.
Actively support other team members and share Revenue Cycle and project management knowledge within the engagement team.
Effectively conducts working sessions and IMPACT sessions with client management.
Takes the initiative to lead project tasks.
Demonstrates the ability to handle conflicts with confidence.
Reviews work performed by others.
Demonstrates the ability to manage fellow team members at various levels.
Actively seeks out opportunities to participate in non-client related projects/activities including recruiting and development initiatives, promoting the firm, and supporting activities that enhance team/project/office morale.
Uses required software and technologies to carry out job responsibilities.
Proficient use of Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Flowchart Software.
Demonstrates a strong understanding of the purpose of automated tools and technology by providers, including recognition of key vendors.
Utilizes technology to improve processes and engagement deliverables.
Demonstrates strong analytical skills
Determines what data to gather and quantity of data required, based on work plan and issue analysis
Generates options and creates means for gathering data which is not easily available
Validates recommended approach for data collection methods and ensures reliability and relevance of data collected
Analyzes data based on reasonable assumptions, factual information, and vision
Demonstrates the ability to assess analytical results, determine root cause issues, and propose solutions.
Developing SME capabilities with a focus on at least one functional area.
Minimum of 5 - 7 years of applicable experience in healthcare financial management (at least 3 years in a hospital setting).
Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in finance or accounting preferred.
Will consider a combination of relevant education and additional experience.
Must possess in depth experience in at least two of the following areas (Patient Access, Health Information Management or Patient Financial Services).
Must have a solid understanding of Healthcare Revenue Cycle.
Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must have knowledge of healthcare applications and systems.
Must demonstrate competency in working in teams and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels.
Must demonstrate leadership in creating and implementing new processes.
Must demonstrate the ability to successfully manage client relationships.
Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently
Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work
Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location
Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data
Generally works in an office environment
Navigant Cymetrix is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.