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Consultant Senior Specialist - Remote

Sellers Dorsey & Associates, LLC
Philadelphia, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Description/Job Summary

The Consultant Senior Specialist supports the Directors, Associate Directors, and Senior Consultants in ensuring the timely and effective delivery of consulting services. This corporate position provides objective advice, expertise, and specialized skills in the areas of health care quality improvement and value-based care initiatives with the aim of creating value and ensuring successful results for our clients and their Medicaid recipients.

The Consultant Senior Specialist shall provide subject matter expertise and guidance to assist clients in establishing healthcare quality improvement strategies to achieve their quality goals and objectives. Works in partnership with the project team and client in designing, developing, and executing quality improvement initiatives and evaluation plans that meet the requirements specified by CMS.   


General Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Consultant Senior Specialists are expected to account for hours on a weekly basis. Consultant Senior Specialists are expected to review periodic activity reports and work with their supervisors and develop strategies to ensure targets are met
  • Sellers Dorsey Consultant Senior Specialists are expected to travel as needed to meet the needs of client servicing, marketing, and business development. Consultant Senior Specialists understand that work may require periodic availability on weekends and nights
  • Keep current on changing federal regulatory environment, learns state specific regulations to support assigned projects, stay current on industry trends, ability to apply information in various engagements                                 

Project Management

  • Focus on project management, including scheduling, creating agendas, drafting necessary meeting materials, capturing salient points and next steps, distributing assignments to team members, tracking follow up items, and ensuring that deadlines and assignments are accomplished in a timely and complete manner
  • Provide project management support to internal initiatives to support knowledge management, training initiatives, recruiting and others as identified. Many of these are new initiatives that will require initial support to launch, including the identification of stakeholder needs and support processes
  • Possess ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Consulting Services

  • Participate in the design and/or implementation of quality improvement initiatives from evolution to project delivery and ongoing monitoring by employing process improvement methodologies
  • Assist with data collection and analysis including development of written summaries, graphical displays, and presentation materials
  • Assist teams in establishing performance standards and metrics as well as identifying goals that appropriately track progress and improvement results
  • Recommend improvements and alternative solutions to resolve problems
  • Assist with project management, technical and analytical support for improvement initiatives
  • Work with State Based Directors, Associate Directors, and Senior Consultants concurrently and manage time effectively
  • Achieve personal performance goals across multiple projects and clients

Knowledge Management

  • Assist the firm in developing processes and procedures designed to ensure project documents and materials are archived and made available to staff
  • Maintain a continuous improvement mindset and educate teams on quality developments and improvement methodologies
  • Proactively develop broader and deeper knowledge of related consulting approaches and value-based care through on-the-job experience and participation in training opportunities

Required Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5-10 years of experience with healthcare quality improvement, quality measurement, or in the healthcare consulting industry.  An advanced degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Public Health, Health Administration or MBA preferred
  • 5-10 years of progressively responsible expertise with quality improvement in a healthcare environment or 3 + years of post-graduate progressively responsible work experience in consulting or operational experience in healthcare management
  • Experience with Medicaid and the federal, state, or private healthcare industry sector strongly desired


  • Understands complex quality improvement strategies and methodologies
  • Ability to provide team leadership and strategy direction on quality improvement and operational improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrates intermediate critical thinking skills; applies knowledge of systems/tools to help others find solutions to opportunities for improvement
  • Understanding of the basic elements of project management and ability to apply that understanding to the work of the firm's consultants
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to relay complex technical terms in an easy-to-understand manner 
  • Experience in organizing and coordinating the work of others
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several complex projects at once 
  • Initiative-taker with the ability to develop deliverables with little supervision
  • Seeks opportunities to gain experience from others and share knowledge with others
  • Participates in and/or leads the firm's initiatives (i.e., recruiting, onboarding, etc.) and volunteer opportunities
  • Upholds Sellers Dorsey's values
  • Supports a culture of inclusion, equity, and diversity
  • Commits to one's own learning and development and completes all required training
  • Participates in the performance management process and meets key milestones
  • Listens to understand and is respectful of others' opinions and positions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Experience with SharePoint, Asana and Microsoft Teams preferred


Core Behaviors and Competencies:

  • Build positive relationships within and outside the Firm
  • Treat clients, strategic partners and fellow employees with respect and professionalism in all interactions
  • Take ownership for one's professional development by increasing knowledge, skills and abilities in areas that are critical to the Firm's success
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with other Firm staff
  • Demonstrate formal and ad hoc team leadership in projects, issues or organizations that are critical to achieving the Firm's strategic goals
  • Be self-motivated, and be an advocate for one's abilities and talents, both internally and externally

Key Performance Metrics/Expectations:

  • Identify skill gaps, knowledge gaps and identify a mentor to assist with closer of these gaps
  • Continually reassess Individual performance goals and milestones as work evolves and engage team on potential next steps and opportunities
  • Assure successful completion of deliverables, tasks, projects
  • Identify and pursue next steps in professional development

Sellers Dorsey & Associates, LLC


Philadelphia, PA
19103 USA



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