Healthcare Site Communications Lead - Senior Consultant

at Guidehouse in Topeka, Kansas, United States

Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


A career within Guidehouse Health will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients transform care delivery and healthcare operations. We focus on the operations and performance of mission-oriented agencies, academic medical centers, and commercial healthcare enterprises, to plan and drive change that enables best-in-class outcomes. Our Strategic Communications Consultants help federal clients effectively communicate concepts, process, or data to achieve long term goals. As a Senior Consultant, you will work as part of a team of problem-solvers with extensive consulting and healthcare experience, helping our clients solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include:

+ Collaborate with staff across work streams to support the client and project team in the development and implementation of transformational strategic communications

+ Independently partner with client executives to develop trusting relationships across the engagement team

+ Create content that will proactively engage national program employee stakeholders, including:

+ Web content

+ Blogs

+ Emails

+ General one-pagers

+ Lead the entire communications for a client site location, overseeing individual contributions as well as work of additional engagement staff

+ Guide client conversations towards effective outcomes

+ Identify and mitigate projects risks around scope, schedule, budget, and quality, effectively escalating to engagement leadership

+ Develop strategies to solve complex clinical, technical, and operational strategies for our healthcare clients

+ Actively support business development activities to help identify, research, and pursue opportunities for new / existing clients

+ Contribute to development of team’s industry acumen and capabilities through contribution to internal firm initiatives

+ Train, mentor, and lead staff, both within engagement as well as internal development


Required Skills/Experience:

+ A minimum of three years of management consulting experience in federal and/or healthcare sector(s)

+ At least five years of experience in strategic communications, including an understanding and working knowledge of:

+ Transformation communications

+ Health Care

+ Change management

+ Campaign management and coordination

Preferred Skills/Experience

+ Ability to develop integrated messaging while working to incorporate multiple stakeholder view

+ Experience partnering with executives on talking points, media engagement and crisis management

+ Organizational and project management skills, with the ability lead and collaborate with team members and effectively prioritize time and resources

+ Excellent communication skills across all levels of business, both written and verbal

+ Ability to develop integrated messaging while working to incorporate multiple stakeholder viewpoints

+ Experience building complex analytic models to enable strategic decision making

+ Ability to adapt quickly to a complex culture and develop successful professional relationships with key stakeholders

+ Experience working in VA or DOD preferred but not required

+ Military background is a plus but not required

+ Healthcare non-profit communications background highly desired

+ Willingness and ability to travel up to 75% to client sites across the United States.

+ Strong writing/journalism background is preferred

+ Expertise with crisis communications work

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. This role is available virtually. Strong consideration will be given to candidates in the Washington, DC, metro area. The salary range for this role is $90,000- $120,000; may vary based on experience and location.


About Guidehouse Guidehouse 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. Guidehouse 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. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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Job Posting: JC219420245

Posted On: Jul 23, 2022

Updated On: Sep 09, 2022

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