Ascension
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Strategy Consultant at Ascension

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We Are Hiring
 

Strategy Consultant

Location: Virtual/ Remote


What You Will Do
 

Develop analyses related to ministry market strategic positioning, market conditions, service lines, competitor actions, and volume/market share trends.

  • Serve as a general analytics and strategic intelligence resource.
  • Conduct periodic market-level scans, market assessments and analyses for the ministry market's Integrated Strategic, Operational and Financial Plan.
  • Develop key analytic inputs to the ministry market's long-term strategic plan, ambulatory strategies, service line plans and capital project business plans.
  • Conduct analysis required to support the identification of gaps, variation and duplication of services within the ministry market's clinically integrated system of care.
  • Conduct research and analyses required to support the master facility planning process, including utilization forecasts, capacity analyses and in-migration/out-migration studies.
  • Facilitate the development and execution of the Ascension integrated strategic plan; oversee and monitor progress against strategy execution, work closely with key leaders across the organization to recommend ‘maintain vs. adjust’ according to progress & outcomes 

  • Accelerate and differentiate: Lead horizontal strategy development for Ascension, aligned closely with the Consumer Studio, Research/Design Teams, CNS and other key Ascension Departments as necessary to ensure focus on differentiation and experience in the market

  • Research and explore new or expanded businesses, service lines and operational improvements that can drive long-term growth.


What You Will Need
 

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience required.
  • 10 years of experience preferred.
  • Highly analytical and uses analytics to drive insights and action 
  • Proactively identifies areas of opportunity based on market trends, performance against key KPIs,  etc. and facilitates recommendations on next steps 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop comprehensive strategic insights and recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively influence with an orientation towards action.


Why Join Our Team
 

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
 

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Where we are

200 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SendGridEmail
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What are Ascension Perks + Benefits

Ascension Benefits Overview

While the Ascension network expands across the United States, a common bond unites our caregivers at each ministry: the desire to provide compassionate, personalized care for all — especially those most in need. To ensure we are caring for the needs of our quality associates, we offer affordable, accessible care through our comprehensive benefits program. With many choices, you can select the plans that best meet your needs, providing security now and in the future

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Ascension

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I would describe our company’s work life balance as very supportive and even encouraged. Although many of our team members are busy with their assigned workload, I am supported by my leadership to plan vacation or time off to recharge, take care of personal items or just spend time with friends and family.

Ronna

Manager - Software Engineering Operations, Program and Strategy

What is your vision for the company?

I work with a bunch of creatives in the human-centered design field; we live in a constant state of curiosity and are always challenging assumptions. Our team focuses on uncovering the challenges that our patients and caregivers face and we ultimately hope to provide solutions to address any pain points. I’d like Ascension to be known as the health

Esha

VP Experience Research, Clinical Products

What makes someone successful on your team?

My goal is never to tell my teams how to do something. I want my teams to feel empowered to own their solutions in addition to the creative process it takes to get them there. When a team’s software exceeds the mark, I ensure they receive the recognition they deserve as part of their commitment to supporting our healthcare communities

Michael

Director of Software Engineering

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