Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients defend, protect, and create value in the midst of transformational change or when facing significant regulatory or legal pressures. Enhanced by senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals provide services that extend from expert and advisory work through implementation and outsourcing. The firm combines deep technical expertise with business pragmatism to address clients needs in highly regulated industries including Healthcare, Energy, Financial Services and Construction.Our team of more than 4,500 global professionals are bound through a shared commitment to excellence and purpose of enabling our clients to shape the world. There are several ties that bind regardless of an employee's role in the organization including:+ We work on issues that matter to a lot of people, both today and tomorrow.+ We navigate complexity and remove barriers so clients can focus on what they do best.+ We are invigorated by a good challenge and don t shy away from ambiguity or difficulty.+ We anticipate where the world is headed based on our deep market insights..The Navigant Consulting Healthcare Performance Excellence candidate will have experience in the healthcare industry, preferably in the area of performance improvement within Hospitals, Health Plans or Physician Groups. Specifically, the successful candidate will have expertise in manipulating data using Excel, Access and other spreadsheets, coordinating team work products, and the ability to lead teams..**This role can be based in any of the following locations: Chicago, IL; Minneapolis, MN; Tampa, FL; Denver, CO; Washington, DC; Seattle, WA; Indianapolis, IN; New York, NY.**NCI is seeking a RN with Case Management, Utilization Management expertise. The individual must have hands-on prior clinical case management experience in a provider or comparable healthcare setting, and have a thorough understanding of provider/hospital/clinical operations.This individual would be considered a subject matter specialist and would work nationally with healthcare providers in all aspects of clinical operations that impact patient access, care coordination and discharge planning.**Preferred Experience:**+ Ability to conduct length-of-stay and/or patient flow assessments for large community hospitals, academic medical organizations and/or large physician practices+ Able to assess nursing department operations and their role in the management of patients from a care coordination and flow perspective+ Able to assess and recommend leading practices related to case management, utilization management, social work, physicians, nursing and multi-disciplinary roles and responsibilities relative to care coordination across the continuum of care.+ Ability to assess or participate in the assessment of medical staff structure, roles and responsibilities relative to care coordination, patient throughput and discharge processes.+ Ability to partner with medical staff leaders, such as a physician advisor to the case management function or the Chief Medical Officer assigned to this role+ Successful, data driven track record in redesign and/or implementation efforts in the areas of case management/nursing, utilization review, patient placement, discharge planning and/or clinical documentation, patient flow systems+ Ability to effect change through team structures and achieve measurable outcomes relative to length of stay, denials management, expense reduction, additional capacity or other key throughput processes+ Ability to work with, and use data to effective change+ Current Registered Nurse/RN license+ Graduate degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Business, Healthcare Administration, Nursing or Industrial Engineering+ Two years of consulting experience in the provider setting and/or subject matter described above preferred+ Three to five years (minimum) of experience in clinical operations, care management/care coordination, bed management and/or throughput experience in a provider setting+ A minimum of two years of management experience+ Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills and ability to independently produce documents or aptitude to develop this level of skill within a defined period of time+ Flexible, positive, clear interpersonal and communication skills with ability to facilitate the exchange of information within all levels of NCI as well as a provider based, client organization, including, but not limited to, surgeons, anesthesiologists, hospital executives, and other professional and ancillary staff+ Analytical skills related to independently interpreting, preparing and analyzing budget and workload data, LOS information, comparisons with relevant federal and/or other performance based data+ Ability to develop and monitor performance metrics at all levels of the Care Management and Throughput flow processes+ Knowledge of and familiarity with IT solutions and data bases which are integral to enabling efficient and appropriate to the Capacity Management, Care Management and Patient Throughput+ Knowledge of and ability to ensure and promote, consistent, quality oriented, national leading practices, in all Clinical Operations and Throughput Services recommendations+ Capacity to adapt and lead others to understand and accept values, strategies, goals and plans in response to changing business conditions+ Ability and willingness to travel full time.+ 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.