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's Performance Excellence practice specializes in large-scale operations improvement, post-merger integration, and business transformation work for academic medical centers and large health systems, community hospitals and large physician practices. Our solutions are tailored with skilled teams to collaborate with client departments on implementing processes and creating efficiencies to withstand changes in the industry. Areas of expertise include: clinical process improvement, labor and non-labor expense reduction and corporate and operational expense assessment..**Responsibilities**+ Responsible for participating in team efforts in developing and delivering the clinical components of cost and yield improvement for client engagements including: nurse staffing, labor productivity management and nursing operations+ Provide subject matter expertise and clinical leadership on client projects+ Participate in team efforts in data gathering, analysis and interpretation particularly as it relates to clinical information, areas and issues+ Review data analyses, ensure validity of data, and identify discrepancies, patterns and trends+ Conduct client interviews and facilitate client meetings+ Synthesize the results of quantitative and qualitative clinical findings and other relevant information to draw conclusions and develop pertinent and insightful recommendations+ Effectively frame critical strategic and clinical issues for client and team. Develop sound work plans to address critical issues and effectively communicates these to team members+ Work on multiple client engagements simultaneously+ Develop and maintain strong working relationships with physicians, administrators and staff throughout the hospital and integrated delivery network+ Mentor, train and support more junior staff members+ Actively participate in the development of publications and industry research+ Support the needs of the practice beyond client-specific work as required**Required:**+ BS/BA or MS in nursing required+ MBA or a Master's degree in Health or Hospital Administration is highly preferred+ 8+ years operations performance improvement experience with either a consulting firm (hospital/healthcare focus required) and/or with a hospital/healthcare provider+ Acute or critical care nursing experience required.+ Experience as a nurse director or CNO required+ Experience with the following: staff scheduling including nurse and additional resource assignments; monthly department reports and budgets; understand the basics of usage and involvement in labor performance improvement initiatives**Preferred:**+ Exposure to multiple clinical areas and specialties preferred+ Demonstrated ability to deliver on client expectations around project activities, timelines, deliverables and outcomes, ability to work in teams and independently+ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and a strong executive presence+ Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)+ EMR software knowledge and/or implementation highly desirable+ Ability to actively manage and deliver on client expectations around project activities, timelines, deliverables, outcomes, etc.+ Proven analytical and process redesign skills (problem solving, quantitative, workflow process, etc.)+ Ability to work with a diverse group of professionals and personalities in a team environment+ Ability to assist in identifying and closing new business opportunities+ Strong client/stakeholder management and facilitation skills+ Staff/team leadership and development experience+ Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively+ Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills+ Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously+ Self-motivator with ability to work independently+ Plan, direct, and coordinate work activities of others+ Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another locationThe company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.**_Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee._****Navigant** 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. Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care unit, ccu, coronary, intensive, intensive care unit, maternal, psychiatric, staff nurse, unit
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