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

JOB SUMMARY: The Business Analyst Hospital Operations is responsible for supporting departmental activities related to analyzing operational and financial data required for the assigned pavilions. The position works closely with the Vice Presidents, Administrative Directors, Directors and Managers on productivity, variance reporting, financial analysis, performance improvement and benchmarking. Supports assigned pavilions in activities related to cost management in concert with Financial Systems Integrity, Financial Planning and Budgeting, and other Fiscal Operations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or related discipline required
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Three (3) years financial analysis experience; healthcare experience preferred

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

2. Other Skills:
Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, EPSi Budget Manager (preferred), ACL Analytics software packages (preferred)

3. Advanced Education:
Bachelors Degree Major: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or related discipline required

4. Work Schedule: Weekdays, Eligible For Telecommute

5. Other Requirements: Proficient with financial accounting, budgeting, cost accounting/reporting, and financial statistical reporting. Data analytics, reasoning, report design, and manipulation of multiple databases is required. Knowledge of benchmark analysis, productivity reporting, key volume indicator development, variance reporting, and healthcare service delivery. Ability to analyze details, report, develop, and present recommendations to promote fiscal health using problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Proficient in all MS Office applications; demonstrated advanced functionality of Excel and Access. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, reasoning skills and ability to articulate logic behind decisions. Attention to detail. Knowledge of health service delivery, JCAHO/DNV, State Medicare/Medicaid, and other external regulatory agencies is preferred. Must manage time effectively, be sensitive to deadlines, be able to multi-task and meet deliverables while embodying Service First principles.

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