Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements


Supports system-level analytics activities of a large integrated delivery system. Work product directly impacts information delivered to the Harris Health's Board of Trustees and Commissioners Court as well as the state of Texas and CMS. Participates in complex projects and initiatives across the system, which significantly impact business results, and require a large degree of cross-functional participation/coordination. The position supports the implementation of Finance information systems. This position works in close collaboration with IT Business Intelligence supporting many of the same or similar projects and deliverables. In concert with IT, the position and actively contributes, on the Finance side, to organizational initiatives in the development of business intelligence (BI) tools.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's Degree in IT, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline preferred; or four (4) years of Business Intelligence work-related experience required in lieu of degree.

Work Experience (Years and Area): One (1) year of experience in a Senior Business Analyst capacity.

- Analysis, design and development of enterprise-class software.
- Experience with data mapping in a data warehousing environment.
- Experience in analyzing source systems and performing data mapping between disparate databases/data sources. In addition, working experience in performing gap analysis of the production data to validate business requirements.
- Healthcare experience.

Management Experience (Years and Area): N/A

Equipment Operated: Knowledge of EMR/Epic, Clarity, SAP Business Object tools (Business Intelligence), Oracle SQL, Allscripts EPSi Enterprise Analyst and Decision Support Suite, PeopleSoft.


Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports

Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, Deployment, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, Project Mgmt., Prod. Support, Development

Advanced Education:

Bachelor's Degree Major: Bachelor's Degree in IT, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline preferred; or four (4) years of Business Intelligence work-related experience required in lieu of degree.

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

Other Requirements: Knowledge of State, Medicare/ Medicaid, and other external regulatory agencies, reimbursement regulations and methodologies. Knowledge of decision sciences, cost accounting, finance, benchmark analysis, productivity reporting and delivery of healthcare services. Demonstrated detailed understanding of data and processing of data. Knowledge of the generally accepted coding standards and technical architectures. Ability to understand clinical and operational needs from a technical and financial perspective. Ability to motivate/lead teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Expert at facilitating group meetings. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills. Ability to analyze, report, and develop recommendations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include presentation skills to upper management. Attention to detail. Problem solving skills. Customer service skills. Proficient in all MS Office applications; demonstrated advanced functionality of Excel, Access, and SQL-based repositories.

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