Integration Analyst

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston, MA
  • Jun 29, 2020
Healthcare IT

Job Description

Reporting to the Vice President of Integration, the Analyst will join the Integration Management Office (IMO) team, which will provide consultative and advisory services to BILH's system leaders to organize, implement, and measure the impact of high-priority integration initiatives in both clinical and business domains. Examples of such domains include orthopedics, primary care, behavioral health, population health management, lab, pharmacy, supply chain and human resources. This position will provide critical analytic support to cross-functional teams focused on designing and implementing integration initiatives. S/he will perform data analysis to evaluate potential opportunities, including creating financial models and developing and validating methodologies to measure financial impact. In addition, s/he will track and report on performance against goals with primary responsibility for maintaining project-specific dashboards as well as the IMO's synergy tracking tool. The Analyst also will be responsible for compiling data and generating analyses in support of the IMO's reporting efforts to the state's Department of Public Health (DPH) and Attorney General's Office (AGO). The Analyst will interface through the IMO with clinical, operational, and financial leaders across the new health system, building trusted relationships and fostering teamwork while ensuring discipline and rigor that ensure rapid progress against system-wide post-merger integration goals. Essential Responsibilities: Support the design, implementation, and evaluation of system-wide integration initiatives through data collection, analysis, and reporting. Sources of data include but are not limited to the clinical, operational, and financial information systems at the system, hospital, and department level; claims data; and market data. Identify data needs and ensure data integrity. Synthesize data from multiple sources. Create financial models to evaluate the potential impact of proposed initiatives. Partner with Finance and other key stakeholders on the development and validation of methodologies for measuring financial impact. Interpret results and identify key trends. Produce regular reports showing performance against targets and identifying the primary drivers of performance. Build and maintain project dashboards and synergy tracking tools for the IMO. Support reporting efforts related to the state's regulatory bodies, including but not limited to the DPH and AGO. Present findings in written, visual, and oral presentations to a variety of audiences throughout the system. Effectively prioritize projects to complete work within established guidelines and timeframe. Build and maintain strong working relationships with Information Systems, Finance and other key partners. Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree required. 1-3 years related work experience required. Demonstrated ability to: Analyze complex problems and critically evaluate information from multiple sources; manipulate and present data in a clear manner; Synthesize findings from multiple sources into a coherent narrative Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases. Competencies:Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance. Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents. Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager. Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers. Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations. Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations. Physical Nature of the Job: Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally