Interoperability SME

Grant Thornton 1/15/2020 8:19:57 AM
JOB ID: 045949 Specialty:
Arlington, Virginia




Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Enterprise Technology Strategy service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

Support the Office of Technical Integration within the client as a Health IT Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting the Systems of Systems approach to delivering health data through middleware (e.g.,VDIF). The approach will provide the technical definition, activities, and resource planning necessary to execute technical requirements, to enforce technical and functional requirements, and to identify the need for, and ensure execution of, interface agreements, Memorandum of Understandings and Interconnection Security Agreements.
The Health IT SME establishes strategic direction, policies, and procedures for the organization's informatics and information systems.
Guides the selection, development, and/or implementation of highly complex, technical systems designed to effectively manage clinical information, data and clinical systems in the healthcare or other specialized fields.

Coordinates between IT and clinical staff in order to ensure effective integration of complex systems with other institutional applications.

Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

Provide strategic and tactical guidance across healthcare accounts.

Identifies and develops innovative solutions for the healthcare industry.

Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Leads and directs the work of others.

Provide regular updates and work products to stakeholders, manager, and leadership on project status.

Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).

Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Min 5 yrs exp is req'd.
Exp designing/developing new software products/major enhancements to existing software for HC/clinical environment; performing feasibility analysis on potential future projects to mgmt
Become highest-level tech expert; address problems of systems integration/compatibility/HC semantics/informatics/multiple platforms
Preferred- Doctorate in Health IT/related field
Preferred- 10 yrs relevant exp
Preferred- Exp at VA; implementing EHR

U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.

Travel may be required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton’s Public Sector LLC, based in Arlington, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at

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Requisition ID: 045949

Arlington, VA
Arlington, Virginia