University of Utah Health Business Intelligence Analyst in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for assisting in the strategic design and maintenance of business intelligence applications. Ensures that the use of business intelligence applications enhances business decision making capabilities.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.


Essential Functions

  • Participates within a multidisciplinary team across multiple locations.

  • Translates business needs into technical solutions.

  • Serve as a liaison between the end users and business intelligence project team.

  • Collects and coordinates business requirements for analytic and reporting.

  • Interviews end users to determine requirements for data, reports, analyses, metadata, training, service levels, data quality and performance.

  • Works with data warehouse architects to translate requirements into technical specifications.

  • Works with end users and business analysts to ensure tight fit between BI environment and business requirements.

  • Translate abstract business questions and requirements into reports, views, and BI query objects.

  • Understands BI tool architecture, functions, features and customizes BI tools to meet user needs.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Strong conceptual, communications, and technical skills.

  • Has detailed knowledge of variety of business processes and how these generate and use specific data sets.

  • Experience using data warehouse or analytical tools for business purposes.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements.

  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with technical people.

  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with operational leaders and administrators.

  • Knowledge of BI tool architectures, functions, and features.

  • Knowledge of SQL and relational and multidimensional database designs.

  • Understanding of which data is used by which business processes and what the data means in the context of specific processes.

  • Strong problem-solving

  • Ability to apply creativity to analytics.

  • Provides data and financial analysis to clinical program, hospital and health sciences management, and leadership.

  • Performs program and operations analysis on cost, reimbursement, profitability of service lines, programs, and procedures.

  • Analyzes and audits cost data, patient level financial data, and other statistics.

  • Supports and potentially leads, performance improvement initiatives




  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, business finance, and accounting, or a related field, or equivalency.

  • Two years’ experience in a similar position.

Qualifications (Preferred):


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration

  • Experience with BI tools and SQL and relational and multidimensional database designs.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions. We are University of Utah Health.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Near Vision, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

Requisition Number 26217

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 8 am - 5 pm

Location Name Business Services Building

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Business / Administration

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.