Duty First Consulting
  • Health Program Operations
  • Vienna, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, PTO, 401K

About the role:

As a company founded by service-disabled Veterans, we at DFC are driven by a duty to serve our clients, our employees, and our community. We are committed to helping organizations achieve their goals by cultivating a team of talented professionals that delivers exceptional service, creative insights, and high-quality results.

DFC is seeking two junior healthcare analysts to join a business operations support contract in the federal healthcare consulting industry. The team is seeking driven individuals with excellent critical thinking skills and high attention to detail who have a desire to learn complex federal healthcare operations concepts, enjoy working in a fast-paced and regularly changing environment, and can effectively manage competing priorities.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is seeking to grow their consulting career.

What the role requires:

  • Effectively and professionally engaging with all project stakeholders.
  • Learning and applying complex healthcare operations concepts to daily tasks.
  • Working directly with clients to gauge their needs and propose solutions.
  • Employing strong conceptual and written communication skills to communicate with various stakeholders.
  • Providing quality assurance and analytical support for systems development projects.
  • Assisting team members with conducting research and analysis.
  • Drafting briefings, reports, and other deliverables for clients that are high-quality and error-free.
  • Participating in requirements gathering sessions and evaluating requirements documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Developing educational materials that inform stakeholders on a wide variety of topics.
  • Supporting continuous improvement initiatives across the program that promote process improvement and efficiency enhancements, pinpointing areas of improvement.

What you need to be successful:

  • 1-3 years of professional working experience (can include a professional internship).
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to exercise strong attention to detail, as well as problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to produce consistent, insightful, high-quality work against tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate analysis and recommendations in oral presentations or written documents.
  • Self-directed; ability to work on tasks requiring analysis, writing, and planning activities with limited guidance or oversight.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, contributing positively to team operations and working relationships.
  • Experience crafting reports, briefings, and other communications.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience working with federal government projects is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Affordable Care Act is preferred.

Other important information:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Ability to obtain a US government security clearance, if needed, is required.
  • Applicants must have the legal right to work in the US for any employer; sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Preference will be given to qualified Veteran candidates.

Is consulting the right career for you?

A career in consulting can offer a wide variety of experiences and is a great opportunity for personal and professional growth, but it often requires a bit more time and energy than the standard nine-to-five. The characteristics below are those of a typical consultant in this field; we encourage you to consider if these are applicable to you as you complete your application.

  • Thrives when working in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Balances competing priorities and fluctuating workloads with composure
  • Works well in teams or independently, as the job requires
  • Commits the requisite hours and effort to ensure deliverables are submitted on time and error-free
  • Dives into new and unfamiliar tasks, employing a learn-as-you-go mentality and problem-solving skills
  • Has the foresight to strategically plan and anticipate next steps and outcomes
  • Uses interpersonal skills to establish and uphold strong client relationships, representing the company positively
  • Values quality in client deliverables and internal tasks
  • Enjoys having a high level of responsibility and task autonomy
  • Acts professionally in all circumstances and enjoys creating and nurturing a professional network of peers, clients, and partners

*Duty First Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, the basis of genetic information or any other group protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment may request such accommodation(s).

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