David Blunt_Oct15

David

Implementation Consultant - Healthcare Software Division

What skills are needed to be successful at Kaufman Hall?

Ingenuity. Your problem-solving and resolution muscles will be strengthened with this organization as clients are looking to Kaufman Hall for their best solutions. Your ability to effectively communicate, sometimes complex concepts and ideas, and your ability to listen are necessary skill sets. You also need to balance your talents as a team player and as an independent critical thinker.

What advice would you give to someone considering a career at Kaufman Hall?

Are you ready to learn and grow? Are you ready to work hard and be rewarded with the fruits of your labor? The reputation Kaufman Hall has in the industry doesn’t come easy and you have to do your part to represent the company and its expectations for excellence.

Do you like working with people in challenging environments and situations? If yes, then this is your place.

Do you have the perseverance to stop at nothing less than success? Think about what drives you. This is not a status quo organization. Do you want to be the best at what you do and work with a company that not only expects your best but creates the environment for you to achieve your best? Then Kaufman Hall is your career vehicle. 

Why did you choose Kaufman Hall as the place to build your career?

Throughout my career leading hospital finance and decision support departments, Kaufman Hall often was chosen as an advisor on some of the organizations' biggest challenges, and the firm's experts helped us fully understand the financial impact of business decisions. I saw Kaufman Hall as the ideal setting where I could grow and thrive as a thought leader in healthcare finance. It is satisfying to now be a member of Kaufman Hall’s team, which is continuing its leadership in the industry with integrated management solutions that improve financial performance.

How would you describe the culture and environment at Kaufman Hall?

I am surrounded by the smartest and nicest people in the industry. The caliber of talent can be intimidating, but you have a sense of belonging because of the open, friendly, and honest collaboration, and the appreciation everyone has for what you bring to the organization. There is no “I” or “you,” always “we.” The energy and enthusiasm toward a strong work ethic is refreshing and not suffocating.