Healthcare Policy Management Consultant

Washington, DC
Aug 13, 2022
Sep 02, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Healthcare Policy Management Consultant. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with proven critical thinking, communication, client relationship, and writing skills. In this role, you will manage a portfolio of policies and conducting in-depth analysis to ensure national policies comply with current statutes and regulations, include national program oversight mechanisms, and do not institute unfunded mandates to medical facilities.

This full-time position is in Washington, DC.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement policy requirements that include legal authority, performance metrics, resource needs, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and communications plans.
  • Identify policy content and process areas of improvement based on quantitative metrics and evolving VA and VHA organizational needs and priorities.
  • Assess VA and VHA current state and future state as it pertains to policy, offering solutions to policy-related organizational challenges, and conducting market analyses to integrate best practices in policy development.
  • Coordinate with offices across VHA to ensure a united response by VHA to GAO's concerns regarding systemic organizational issues, including oversight, finance, human resources, training, and IT.
  • Develop and update client deliverables including process guides maps, weekly and monthly status reports and briefs, policy analysis, policy development training, and client presentations in diverse formats.
  • Review local medical facility policies to assess implementation challenges and provide recommendations to improve national policies.
  • Review documentation and project management of policy and national standards of practice development
  • Develop and sustain VHA program office and medical center business rules, through systemic change management; supporting healthcare systems redesign and process improvement
  • Ascertain the benefits and drawbacks of existing VHA policies and propose recommendations to improve the impacts of policies
  • Liaise with VHA stakeholders to determine the needs and goals of policies
  • Collect data and produce reports on the qualitative and quantitative analysis

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 to 5 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (Legal, Risk Management, Public Policy, or Health Care Administration). Master's degree preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
  • Ability to work onsite in Washington, DC at least 3 days per week (after COVID-19 social distancing restrictions are lifted).
  • Legal authorization to work in the US.

Desired Qualifications

  • Proficiency in document management software such as SharePoint and Salesforce
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products with an emphasis on Word and Teams
  • Understanding of quality assurance and quality control processes in healthcare or policy
  • Strong organization, time management, and prioritization skills with proven ability to balance competing tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Powerful problem solving, applied reasoning, and analytical skills; experience translating analysis into clear recommendations and concrete action steps for diverse audiences
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including reports and presentations
  • Solid observational and active listening skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative, and results-driven environment
  • Means to build and manage client and professional relationships at all levels
  • Track record of thinking strategically to effectively assess problems and assemble solutions and accept accountability for delivering results

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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