Health Care Consultant

Website COPE Health Solutions

The Health Care Consultant will work closely with firm management to lead complex internal and external projects. This will involve hands-on work with client staff, providers, executives, vendors and other stakeholders to successfully implement innovative care models and improve health outcomes.

The Health Care Consultant will have the opportunity to gain practical experience and technical skills in health care management, clinical redesign, financial modeling, network development, strategic planning, data analytics, and/or organizational transformation. The successful candidate will have a general understanding of the health care environment and market issues at the federal, state and local level.

Position Description:  

  • Work closely with additional members of the Consulting team, executives and staff to accomplish the goals, objectives and strategic plans for the company, continually seek opportunities to add value and differentiate our services
  • Provide project management support, including managing day-to-day operations, maintaining work plans and timelines, preparing status reports and ensuring effective coordination with clients and team members
  • Assist in the development of proposals, project deliverables, white papers, and other client or internal materials
  • Support performance improvement efforts, including process assessment, data collection and reporting
  • Design and develop analytic models using Excel to provide decision-support for consulting projects
  • Accountable for proactive risk management at various levels, including quality/firm standards, operational/PM risks, communication, budget and resource constraints
  • Draft scopes of work and support active project management with team; support problem-solving initiatives alongside team
  • Assist in building tools for service line or technical area of expertise
  • Lead or support related internal improvement initiatives and reporting processes
  • Maintain deep understanding of our firm’s service lines/offerings and seek out opportunities to understand and participate in firm’s business development pipeline and sales cycle.
  • Support business development initiatives at the Consultant level, including: co-authoring one articles, creating sales presentations, supporting proposals, drafting speaker proposals, co-authoring case studies, and various networking activities
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations and ethical standards


  • Master’s degree in an applicable field preferred (e.g., MBA, MPH, MHA, MPA)
  • 1-3 years of health care and/or consulting experience
  • Open to traveling up to 80% (e.g., Monday – Thursday)
  • Prior experience in at least two of the following areas preferred:
    • Clinical program design, implementation and/or operations
    • Care coordination
    • Population health management
    • Health information technology
    • Health plan or provider contracting
    • Health care policy with experience in CMS, Medicare, Medicaid and related
    • Medicaid or other federal demonstration programs
    • Health care finance
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Skills related to effective project management, including strong work ethic, attention to detail, time management, ability to prioritize, problem solving, flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary


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