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

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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. The incumbent ensures that the use of business intelligence applications enhances business decision making capabilities.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • 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.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Strong conceptual, communications, and technical skills.

  • 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 skills.

  • 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.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Finance, Accounting, a related field, or the equivalency.

  • Two years of experience in a related field.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Master's degree in Business Administration. Healthcare Administration, or the equivalency.

  • 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.

Physical Requirements

Sitting

EEO Statement

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.

Requisition Number 48665
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule 8-5
Location Name Business Services Building
Patient Care? No
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department COR ISC 10P DECISION SUPPORT
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.