What does a Healthcare Consultant do?

As a Healthcare Consultant you will provide advice based on your experience and the healthcare literature to small to medium healthcare organizations. You will spend 50% of your time at client sites providing advice and expertise to help them improve performance. You will collect information on the client's operations and develop a needs assessment and assist them with implementation and execution, depending on client request.

The ideal candidate will have excellent presentations skills, superior analytical skills and experience with Medicare and Medicaid. You need to hold a bachelor's degree in healthcare administration or related field and have 10+ years of experience working in a healthcare setting. You need to be proficient with computers and healthcare applications in addition to being well versed in the current healthcare literature. This position requires an ability to travel 50% of the time.

  • Develop and deliver presentations to C-Level audiences
  • Assess business practices and providing insight based on industry trends
  • Create industry specific reports
  • Conduct research and industry specific writing white papers
  • Travel to client offices, as needed
  • Ability to work under aggressive deadlines
  • Able to meet annual plan
  • Create business plans
  • Master's degree in healthcare administration or related field, preferred
  • Any healthcare certification such as CMM, AAHAM, CPHRM, CPHIMS, FACHE, preferred
  • 10+ years of experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Proficiency with a computer and healthcare applications
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Superior analytical abilities
  • Experience with Medicare, Medicaid
  • Well versed in current healthcare literature
  • Ability to build rapport with a variety of people from diverse

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
5%
2 - 4
21%
5 - 7
55%
8+
19%

Common Skill Sets

Client Interaction
Excellent Communication
EBS R12
Consulting Experience
Development Methodology
Cloud
Written Communication
Test Plans

Healthcare Consultant Seniority Levels

Business Consultant
8% made the transition
Implementation Consultant
9% made the transition
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Healthcare Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

$78,011 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$49K
Median: $78K
$124K
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