Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The Sr Business Analyst, Hospital Operations is responsible for supporting pavilion activities related to analyzing operational and financial data required to maximize the effectiveness of day to day hospital operations, priorities, initiatives, and strategies. This position requires in-depth healthcare/clinical operational workflow knowledge, systems, and financial acumen. The Sr Business Analyst Hospital Ops may coordinate, manage, and lead collaborative workgroups impacting multiple hospital workflows. The Sr Business Analyst Hospital Ops will promote team learning and sharing by partnering with less experienced analysts.

The position works closely with the Vice Presidents, Administrative Directors, Directors, and Physician Leadership 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

Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration Computer Science, or healthcare related discipline required

Masters Degree preferred

Work Experience: Five (5) years hospital healthcare organization financial analysis experience. Masters degree will substitute for 2 years of work experience. Three (3) years experience with healthcare data extraction and manipulation of health informatics

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

Proficiencies: MS Access, MS Excel (expert), MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Personal Computer

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical Abilities, Mathematics, Statistical, Medical Terminology, Other; Financial Concepts, Productivity Management Concepts, PeopleSoft Financials, EPIC, Kronos Reporting, Visio, Clarity Report Writing

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

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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