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Business Analyst in Knoxville, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

A high-visibility role with the opportunity to effectuate considerable change across TeamHealth, this position is responsible for working directly with the SVP of Strategic Initiatives, Group Presidents, Regional & Facility Medical Directors, Operations & Finance Leaders, and Project Managers to advance quality of care, improve operational efficiency, and elevate provider satisfaction through business case development, data-driven problem solving, and rigorous tracking of operational metrics & financial results.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As a founding member of an enterprise-wide Finance & Analytics center of excellence, serve as a business partner for one or more strategic initiatives
  • Solve complex problems and propose “elegantly simple” solutions by drawing inference from data, thinking critically, and developing & analyzing multiple scenarios
  • Partner with Business Leaders, Subject Matter Experts, Project Managers, and Data Scientists to define business cases for and realize value from each large-scale change initiative:
    • Support the development of project charters and detailed project plans; validate all assumptions in savings estimates
    • Quantify baselines + potential improvements in Operational KPIs and EBITDA
    • Set targets, establish tracking cadence, and ensure savings estimates are incorporated into annual budgets
  • Lead efforts to configure data more effectively for visibility, transparency, and insight in analytics & reporting:
    • Contribute to dashboard / scorecard / reports design and user acceptance training
    • Integrate new dashboards and reports into business reviews and management cadence
  • Guide Data Scientists’ efforts to enhance decision making and improve processes through systematized scripts, statistical analysis, predictive models, and data visualization
  • Ensure “flow-through to P&L” via rigorous tracking of operational metrics & financial results
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with a preference for concentration of studies in Finance, Analytics, or Accounting
  • Two to three years of work experience in a data-driven professional setting as a business / finance analyst, ideally in healthcare
  • Demonstrated high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel + experience with data visualization tools, such as Tableau or PowerBI
    • Strong command of Microsoft PowerPoint and Word
  • A strong intuition for and interest in analytical problem-solving methodologies
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects
  • Intellectually curious self-starter who can work independently or as part of a team and prioritize deliverables & meet deadlines with minimal oversight
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills (oral and written) required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (10 pounds or less).
  • Prolonged sitting; with prolonged work in a computer/PC.
  • Occasional work in evenings and on weekends.
  • Infrequent travel (out-of-town and overnight).
  • If working from home, must have appropriate office space that is presentable on video conferences.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.

DISCLAIMER:

Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position