Business Analyst

  • Ochsner Rush Health
  • Meridian, MS
  • Sep 22, 2022
Full Time Healthcare IT

Job Description

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate.  We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. 

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.  Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! 

This role analyzes data, performs research, and maintains, creates, manages, and produces reports. Prepares statistical reports, quality assurance, volume data, and other reporting needs on an ad hoc basis.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company’s discretion.

Required – High school diploma.
Preferred – Bachelor's degree in computer science, public health, healthcare informatics, health administration, statistics, or related.

Work Experience
Required – 7 years of professional experience with data analysis or reporting & analytics,
2 years of professional experience with data analysis or reporting & analytics with a bachelor's degree in computer science, public health, healthcare informatics, health administration, statistics, or related.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively relate data to audience and elicit requirements from clients to convert into reporting outputs.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to spot issues, troubleshoot, solve business problems, and make decisions.
  • Analytical skills and ability to develop data-driven reports.
  • Ability to present finished products (i.e., demo a completed dashboard or report).
  • Knowledge of SAP, object-oriented programming, and other data analysis programs and ability to design visualizations reporting or dashboards: Power BI, Tableau or similar, including creating parameters, measures, filters, and visual interactions.
  • Intermediate command of SQL and SAS, MS Office skills, and ability to use SQL and Microsoft Excel to create pivot tables, graphs, and charts.
  • Intermediate understanding of relational databased concepts and how data is stored and extracted.
  • Ability to manage time and responsibilities independently to meet deadlines.
  • Basic understanding of business systems and industry requirements and ability to use process and operational workflows.
  • Basic research skills.

Job Duties

  • Creates and delivers management dashboards and canned reports to support routine management oversight of business processes to ensure critical insight into exceptions and deliverables.
  • Creates and delivers routine and ad hoc reporting needed to understand various aspects of processes and the performance needs.
  • Builds dashboards for sales or managers to show results.
  • Creates and maintains databases, spreadsheets, and other tools used in data analysis.
  • Supports maintenance and/or build of access databases to support operational needs.
  • Locates and fixes errors in reports.
  • Identifies, leads, and oversees projects and analysis related to reporting needs to establish operational reporting.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state, and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations, and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

The incumbent has no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

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