Marsh & McLennan Senior Clinical Consultant in Phoenix, Arizona

Mercer provides health and benefits consulting to employers and governments around the world. Our government human services sector (GHSC), with offices in Atlanta, Minneapolis, Phoenix and the District of Columbia, specializes in providing administrative, clinical, financial, policy and programmatic consulting services to federal, state and county governments. Because we deliver customized solutions to our clients, we also offer employees the freedom to create personalized roles and careers. Mercer GHSC fosters an intellectual community with a collaborative culture. The Mercer GHSC team of behavioral health consultants assists government organizations with identifying solutions that improve the access, quality, and cost effectiveness of publicly funded health care and social services. To fulfill this specialist role, the Senior Government Behavioral Health Consultant will: Participate on multiple project teams as a subject matter expert in behavioral health managed care programs and operations. Projects are diverse and include strategic planning; program design; procurement; performance based contracting; readiness and post implementation reviews; managed care reporting, monitoring and performance management; briefing documents; focused studies; and clinical support for actuarial analyses. Coordinate and manage project teams, ensuring the team is within budget, on time and producing work consistent with the scope of work and ensuring communication with client, project team and senior client leader. Develop and present reports on project results to clients, managed care entities and related entities Coordinate with client and sector leaders to develop new business, including defining the proposal strategy; leading the proposal process, drafting technical and financial proposals, conducting sales presentations and identifying opportunities for expanded revenue with existing clients. Work with the clinical behavioral health sector leader to identify and secure resources, ensuring work is leveraged to the right skill and career level, and providing team members opportunity to develop skills and expertise Stay current on market trends and the regulatory environment; consider the implication of new trends or changes in policies or regulations on clients’ programs Develop intellectual capital; lead or participate in the development of tools or processes that can be leveraged for multiple clients To be considered for this opportune, we require these core competencies: MA/MS degree required (or for RN, BA/BS required, MA/MS preferred) A clinical license at the independent practice level in a behavioral health discipline or Registered Nurse (RN) required Extensive behavioral health managed care experience at a managerial level OR Extensive state administration experience as a bureau chief or senior director over behavioral health programs and services Minimum 10+ years of relevant experience required Medicaid experience required Familiar with implementation of evidence-based practices for high-risk behavioral health conditions in low-income populations Experience with network transformation initiatives grounded in recovery/resilience principles Strong critical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills Excellent interpersonal skills Ability to manage, motivate, and mentor more junior level staff Strong oral and written communication skills Strong mathematical skills; command of Excel a plus Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment with a proven track record in leading large, complex projects Ability to work independently and on a team At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today . 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