Huron Consulting Group Consulting Associate, CDI Consultant, Part B - Any Major US City in Chicago, Illinois

The Opportunity:

Healthcare

When you look back on your legacy 10 years from now, 15 years from now…what will you see? Huron healthcare associates have the answer. “I developed strategies for health systems that navigated the complexities of an ever-changing environment”…”I helped clients gain insights, set direction, reduce complexity, operate efficiently and build a healthy organizational culture”…”I was on the forefront of clinical transformation helping clients deliver exceptional patient care while minimizing costs”…”I was on the cutting edge—building population health models, embracing new payment structures and leveraging the latest technologies.”

Our approach to our clients’ business is rooted in our belief that change is an opportunity, not an obstacle. Are you ready to re-imagine your future…redefine your purpose? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

Your legacy begins now… with unbridled inspiration to effect meaningful change.

Position Summary:

An Associate in the Clinical Documentation Improvement practice will play a key role in developing work plans,

completing complex analyses and preparing "client ready" deliverables. They have strong knowledge in healthcare and/or hospital administration, and their specific practice area and are expected to build client relationships at the hospital director and VP levels.

Job Details: Associates in the Clincal Documentation Improvement practice have the following responsibilities: •

  • Perform analyses and develop recommendations to improve operational and financial performance for clients •

  • Facilitate and leading client meetings•

  • Develop team work plans and coordinating project team activities •

  • Download data from client systems, prepare a wide variety of analyses, and develop recommendations to clients for performance

improvement •

  • Support existing client project teams with their analytical and reporting needs •

  • Collaborate to plan client engagements. •

  • Perform client interviews for selected operational areas as necessary. •

  • Inform engagement team leaders of the engagement status and assist in managing staff analyst's performance and

achieving/exceeding budget expectations. •

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with engagement team members and client personnel at all levels. •

  • Manage expectations of deliverables and timing. •

  • Assist in the development of capabilities and performance measurements (Key Performance Indicators). •

  • Prepare graphics and presentations as appropriate to identify potential savings and assist the client in understanding method and

process recommendations required to achieve measurable results

Qualifications:

Candidate Requirements: •

  • U.S. work authorization is required

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in healthcare, business or related field

  • One or more of the following coding certifications required: CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, COC

  • 3-5 years coding and billing experience within a hospital, physician or consulting firm setting required •

Possess specialized skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Reimbursement - billing and charge description master

  • Revenue Cycle

  • Coding and reimbursement (primarily hospital outpatient and/or physician practice)

  • Health insurance practices including part -B private insurance

  • Healthcare compliance and regulatory requirements including physician and staff coding training and compliance education

Possess the following skill sets:

  • detailed oriented with solid written and documentation skills

  • excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and presentation skills

  • ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • desire to do meaningful work and make a difference •

Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).

Ability to make the following minimum travel commitment:

Monday - Thursday on-site at client location/Friday home office - each/every week. As such, our consultants can live anywhere in the lower 48 states as long as they are near a major airport.

About Huron:

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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Yes

Job ID: 4585
Category: Healthcare Consulting
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
State: IL
City: Chicago
Job Type: Full-time Salary
Requisition ID: 4585