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Senior Clinical Consultant – Behavioral Health

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job Description

As a Senior Behavioral Health Clinical Consultant, on the Cerner Federal Clinical Team, you will be responsible for partnering with Cerner client stakeholders to form relationships and driving successful clinical engagements through the application of Cerner's methodology. You will lead client meetings and facilitate discussions around adoption of technology and use industry information and data analytics, including trends and best practices, and other information, to produce internal and external communiques and recommendations. You will support value realization using a holistic approach to impact client performance, satisfaction, and business outcomes during project engagements positioning clients to be recognized within the industry and gaining alignment as a strategic partner. You will provide clinical guidance and expertise to the internal project team. You will consult and cross collaborate with internal and external clients understand workflows and facilitate the analysis of current state, future state, and gap analysis to support value realization. You will support engagement management team in ensuring project deliverables and timelines are met to deliver value to the client as committed.

Working Environment

Hybrid or Remote

This position offers a Hybrid or Remote working environment. Meaning if you live within a metro area of a Cerner office, you will split working time between a Cerner office and remote. If you are not within a metro area of a Cerner office, you can live and work in your current geographical location and work primarily remote. #LI-Hybrid #Remote

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Additional Information

Working Environment Hybrid or Remote
Relocation Assistance Available for this Job: No


Basic Qualifications
  • At least 8 years of total combined related work experience and completed higher education, including
    • At least 2 years of Licensed health care practice, clinical consulting and/or other clinical healthcare information technology (HCIT) work experience
    • At least 6 years of Additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job and/or completed higher education:
      • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Clinical Studies, Health Care or relevant degree or equivalent work experience
  • Certification of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - State Board, Registered Nurse - State Board, Licensed Professional Counselor - State Board, Psychologist - State Board, or a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) - State Board
  • Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position
  • Due to the client contract, you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Behavior Health within the healthcare space
  • Master’s degree or master’s in progress in Nursing, Clinical Studies, Health Care or business
  • At least 1 year working with/implementing large scale electronic health records (EHR)
  • At least 1 year in clinical data analysis with proven track record of recognizing value from the EHR
  • Informatics, data analytics, process improvement
  • Presentations and meeting leadership
  • Eligible for licensure to practice in their field or comparable global training
  • Willing to travel up to 60% - 80% as needed
  • Must reside within 60 miles of an already approved Cerner location
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, covid-19 vaccination, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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