Under the direction of the Manager of Business Analysis, the Corporate Business/Planning Analyst performs a variety of project oriented tasks and has a proven commitment to exceptional customer service to support the strategic operational and financial needs of Dean Health System. The position is responsible for the direction of small to medium sized projects, ensuring consistency with the corporate strategy, consistency of process across projects, and customer satisfaction with the processes and results. This position interprets all pertinent operational and financial data, summarizes issues and examines the market forces to present comprehensive analyses. Comprehensive analyses will include collation and evaluation of data from a variety of sources, drawing conclusions relative to available data, and identifying alternative options and recommendations, prepare financial impact analysis and prepare final report. The position will participate in presentations involving all levels of management.
Analyze, synthesize and interpret business data and use a creative problem solving approach to solve business issues. Projects and assignments may include medium to large projects to assist Senior Management decision making:
Operational and/or financial analysis
Strategic assessment of current and future growth opportunities.
Analysis and research in support of specific business strategies.
Financial scenario modeling of potential initiatives and investments and comprehensive financial analysis.
Create models to forecast business variables for specific projects that may include limited integration with other entities. Based on specific business requirements, develop ad hoc analysis for senior management to assess current/historical trends and the potential impact on future operations and profitability.
Interact with Senior Management from DHS, SMDV, SSM and DHP on matters involving strategic planning, operations and financial models often requiring coordination between the organizations.
Identify and provide guidance to Associate Analyst to identify appropriate analysis techniques and methods for presenting the data in a way that it meets the customer's needs.
Develop and maintain subject matter data expertise in one or more subject areas and provide guidance to other analysts in these areas.
Utilize project management knowledge and skills for assigned projects. Develop and manage project plan from original concept through final implementation. Monitor and report to the project owners the project progress, timeframe, scope, quality, cost and risk. Facilitate identification of issues, assign responsibility and ensure proper resolution.
Assist Senior Corporate Business Analysts in the development of project solutions by working closely with customers to obtain in-depth understanding of the business need in order to develop business requirements.
Proactively identify problems and facilitate process improvement opportunities to improve quality and efficiency.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field with 3-5 years of business or finance experience.
Healthcare experience to include ambulatory, inpatient, professional billing, regulatory, coding, insurance, operations, administration or other related area.
Experience with spreadsheets, database applications and reporting tools to create, manipulate, interpret and repot from complex data sources.
Proficient in using reporting tools (Crystal, Access, Comshare, SQL, Qlik View) used to fill data/information requests.
Proven ability with data interpretation and identification of trends and anomalies.
Solid knowledge and understanding of database structures, query languages and concepts.
Strong analytical, critical thinking, financial analysis and problem solving skills to identify issues and trends, create innovative options and make recommendations for management to act on.
Excellent communication and organizational skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
Strong time management skills for working on multiple projects at a given time and meeting assigned deadlines.
Strong presentation skills and group facilitation skills with the ability to present oneself and one's ideas with clarity, confidence and poise. Preferred Qualifications:
Prior experience in an integrated healthcare delivery system.
Project management experience.
Subject matter expertise in one or more healthcare related subject areas: specific specialty/business line or business/administrative aspect.
Essential Physical Functions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Ability to sit for extended periods.
2. Ability to continuously see fine print and to use the computer for extended periods.
3. Ability to hear and converse on the phone and in person.
4. Ability to continuously perform fine motor tasks, such as computer, writing or phone tasks.
5. Ability to lift and to push/pull boxes or tables up to 20 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
6. Ability to drive a personal vehicle on a weekly basis to attend meetings or trainings.
About SSM Health Dean Clinic-
Based in Madison, Wis., Dean Clinic consists of a network of more than 60 clinics in south-central Wisconsin. Our more than 500 physicians provide primary, specialty and tertiary care in the clinics as well as eye care through our Davis Duehr Dean locations. Dean Clinic also offers urgent care services and operates outpatient surgery centers. Dean Clinic joined SSM Health in 2013.
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