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Senior Consultant, Operations (Clinical Efficiency & Value) - Hybrid Remote

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Requisition # 497

Job Description

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the reasons we’ve achieved our sixth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of healthcare professionals to using innovative facilities, you’ll have everything needed to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

Why work here?

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in California by U.S. News & World Report, 2023‑2024. Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries. We take pride in hiring the best, most hardworking employees. Our dedicated doctors, nurses and staff reflect the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.

What will you be doing:

Senior Consultant, Operations, works as part of a cross-functional team to enhance clinical efficiencies, promote appropriate and high-value care, and prepare Cedars-Sinai to succeed with value-based contracts and other payer initiatives. This position is primarily responsible for understanding existing workflows that impact current clinical practice and ensuring that all solutions developed by Clinical Transformation are successfully implemented and operationally sustainable.  Additionally, this position will also lead best practices in project management for our largest initiatives

  • Analyze current operational workflows to find opportunities to improve clinical efficiency, guideline adherence, and outcomes of care, as well as to reduce total costs of care.
  • Identify key operational questions that must be answered to understand current performance and opportunities for future improvement. Support “translation” of those questions into appropriate analyses.
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure integration of clinical, analytic, and operational insights to increase organizational knowledge.
  • Support the communication of the results of analyses to various stakeholders. Communication should be clear and “fit for purpose” to addresses the questions and findings most relevant to the specific stakeholder.
  • Based on understanding of workflows and operational realities, ensure that all potential interventions and solutions can be successfully implemented and sustained over time by operational staff
  • Develop detailed implementation plans and support front-line staff in their implementation efforts. Account for all vital resources (e.g., technology, time, people) to ensure successful implementation.
  • Identify health system changes that may be needed to support appropriate evidence-based care.
  • Interpret analyses of outcomes of interventions, including clinical, patient-centered, utilization, and financial outcomes and identify implications for future operational workflows.
  • Provide project management support for many large initiatives, including partnerships with clinical/operational leadership and/or payers. Seamless integration of many cross-functional workflows to achieve successful achievement of goals to budget and timeline. Strong relationship development and single point of communication to ensure efficiency and clarity.
  • Support and participate in collaborative brainstorming and problem-solving, working closely with other members of the Clinical Transformation Team as well as cross-functional staff from the Office of the CMO, Medical Network, and clinical and operational leadership and front-line staff.


Experience Requirements:

Three (3) plus years of prior work experience in a healthcare setting, including experience in one or both of the following:

  1. Experience in operational role in healthcare setting
  2. Experience in successful management of complex projects and/or programs in healthcare setting

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Business, or related technical field

Master’s Degree (MPH, MBA) or Clinical Degree (preferred)



Req ID : 497
Working Title : Senior Consultant, Operations (Clinical Efficiency & Value) - Hybrid Remote
Department : Clinical Transformation
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Strategic Plan / Business Dev
Job Specialty : Strategic Planning
Overtime Status : EXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $112,673.60 - $185,910.40

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision (PDF) (opens in new window)

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy. Cedars-Sinai’s AA Policy Statement (PDF) (opens in new window)

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