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Guidehouse Director State Healthcare Payment and Program innovation Part time in Topeka, Kansas

Job Family :

Strategy & Transformation Consulting

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :


What You Will Do :

The Director of State Health Program and Infrastructure innovation applies cutting-edge policy, finance, economics and quantitative methods to assist clients in developing and implementing policy and program transformation across the spectrum of healthcare and human service programs. They will partner with our healthcare teams to evaluate and interpret policy to provide better insights into how to maintain quality, improve health outcomes and reduce costs, as well as to properly deploy constrained resources.

This person will use their industry and policy expertise to improve stated health outcomes. This person will leverage deep policy, program and leadership development expertise to assist clients in a variety of needs relevant to current state, federal and local reforms.

The position provides an extraordinary opportunity for a highly motivated individual interested in promoting equity and efficiency, cost containment, improved access, and improved quality of care across the healthcare delivery spectrum

This position will primarily be responsible for:

  • Client relations and directing client deliverables for assigned accounts

  • Partners with states to address new federal policy initiatives and align them to current transformation efforts.

  • Leverages deep industry and strategy expertise to create a compelling case for change for State Agencies

  • Responsible for developing and building strong client relationships/management with executive/state decision makers (Health and social service Directors, State representatives, State Treasurers/CFO/Controllers and other state program leaders) to help them achieve their goals and set the stage to deliver transformative strategy Treasurers/CFO/Controllers and other state program leaders) to help them achieve their goals and set the stage to deliver transformative strategy

  • Will be the thought-leader as well as a leader that drives best practice, structure. superior leadership support and transformation

  • You are responsible to be a proactive business leader that creatively works with partners, clients and resources at Guidehouse to find new solutions that create repeatable value and revenue stream to the practice

What You Will Need :

  • Masters (or years of experience equivalent) in Public Health or related field from an accredited university, or comparable industry experience

  • Sound understanding of relevant healthcare data and policies

  • 10+yrs. experience in health economics or public health is required.

  • 10 + yrs. of demonstrated ability to develop creative approaches and solutions necessary to resolve complex problems within Medicaid, Medicare, Duals, Social Determinant programs to get expected outcomes

  • Demonstrated data management skills, and familiarity with diverse analytical methodologies.

  • Strong candidates will be forward-thinking and will have demonstrated they are capable and have been accountable in leading multiple client engagements simultaneously to timeline, scope and budget.

  • 5+ yrs. of success with states, demonstrating a strong network, ability to build and retain pipeline and client base.

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Excellent listening, verbal, written, and presentation skills

  • Executive Consulting Experience at the State Director and leadership level

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Advanced modeling techniques applied in healthcare and life science context

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs

  • Consulting Experience for states healthcare policy and transformation

The annual salary range for this position is $143,200.00-$314,900.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse 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.

Guidehouse 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.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.