Senior Consultant, Federal Health - Lewin Group

Company Name:
UnitedHealth Group
Position Type:
The Lewin Group is a premier national health care and human services consulting and policy analysis firm with 40 years of experience finding answers and solving problems for leading organizations in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Lewin's strategic and analytical services aim to help clients:
Improve policy and expand knowledge of health care and human service systems
Enact, run, and evaluate programs to enhance delivery and financing of health care and family services
Deal with shifts in health care practice, technology, and regulation
Optimize performance, quality, coverage, and health outcomes
Create strategies for institutions, communities, associations, foundations, governments, and people to make health care and human services systems more effective
In the wide-ranging field of human services consulting, The Lewin Group provides both depth and breadth of expertise. Currently, Lewin has more than 180 consultants drawn from industry, government and academia. They all share a strong commitment to Lewin's core values of objectivity, integrity, analytical innovation, vision and dedication to client satisfaction.
At Lewin, the Federal Health and Human Services practice helps federal decision-makers strengthen health and human services programs and make informed policy choices. Lewin also works with foundations and associations to research and evaluate complex health care and human services needs. By delivering objective, data-driven research, technical assistance, and evaluations including access to proprietary data sets, Lewin is able to support current program activities, inform future program investments and support strategic decision processes.
The Lewin Group provides research and consulting services including program planning and development, implementation services, and post-implementation analytics and evaluation to assist the federal government in designing programs that improve the health and well-being of the nation's citizens.
The Senior Consultant will contribute to business development by managing proposal efforts and identifying new business opportunities with existing clients. Senior Consultants direct and manage large projects or a series of smaller projects, ensuring that all projects are conducted with sound methods and techniques. Successful candidates will have significant research experience in the specific content area as well as experience in business development, staff supervision, grant or proposal writing, and program evaluation.
Key responsibilities may include:
Contributing to business development
Directing and managing large projects or a series of smaller projects
Responsibility for project budget management, deliverables, client relations, and staff supervision
Bachelors degree with 7+ years of post-graduate experience or a Master's with 5+ years of post-graduate experience
5+ years of experience in healthcare consulting and/or health program, research / analysis
5+ years experience working with public programs such as Medicare and/or Medicaid.
2+ years experience organizing and supervising the work of others.
Experience in federal or state operations or in a healthcare service delivery setting strongly desired
Knowledge of CMS claims data preferable
Strong quantitative skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong customer presentation skills
The Lewin Group is a division of OptumInsight, part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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