OverviewGuidehouse 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 www.guidehouse.com. ResponsibilitiesGuidehouse is looking for a Communications Lead to work on a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) project with the Center for Medicare (CM) related to Hospital Price Transparency. Communications Lead responsibilities include working closely with the project manager, project delivery teams, the client and stakeholders to create and disseminate clear communications in plain language to enable program requirements to be easily understood. This role will provide effective written and verbal education and outreach, technical assistance, training, and compliance communications to hospitals and third parties regarding topics related to the Hospital Price Transparency Rule, compliance violations, machine readable files, and shoppable services. To succeed at this role, you should have excellent time management and communication skills as you will collaborate with the team and stakeholders to deliver quality work on time and on budget. Ideal candidates will have experience working at CMS and/or CM. You will be responsible for designing the strategic communications plan, messaging/content development, stakeholder engagement/facilitation, and contributing to team building. This position is contingent. Job Description/Responsibilities: Support the design of a strategic communications plan, implement communications tactics against the plan, both internally within CMS and externally with stakeholder organizations and government oversight organizations.
Messaging/Content Development: Ability to create targeted messages to a specific audience using plain language through intentional communication channels and artifacts. Ability to design presentations, and to translate technical concepts into visuals/ stakeholder messaging.
Stakeholder Engagement/Stakeholder Management: Willingness to build plans and processes to identify and create relationships and engage all people who influence and/or are affected by specific organizational changes.
Facilitation: Capable of planning and executing sessions that help a group of people understand their common objectives and assisting them to achieve these objectives.
Team Building: Contribute to enhancing social relations, connector, organization development, often involving collaborative tasks.
QualificationsRequired: Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience
Experience working at or with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).
Experience working at or with the Center for Medicare (CM)
Experience with Microsoft Products and SharePoint
Experience with stakeholder engagement and creating and providing trainings and technical assistance
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail and organizational skills
Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and an ability to set and meet deadlines
Creativity and innovation in problem solving
Utilize data visualization and design thinking skills
Work with little supervision and to support your team, including executive levels
Manage communication, coordination and track the progress and performance of tasks according to the project schedule
Maintain an organized repository of project information and data on the project and customer SharePoint sites
Ensure assigned workstreams remains compliant with all policy, processes, and guidelines
Maintain communication with internal and external teams and stakeholders
Develop working instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Additional RequirementsThe 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. We will consider remote candidates in the Eastern & Central time zones. Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire. DisclaimerAbout 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 RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . 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