The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
The Business Analyst III performs data discovery and uses technical expertise to design, create and develop automated analytic solutions to support financial operations and revenue cycle. The primary purpose of the role is to support financial operations and revenue cycle in measuring performance, identifying opportunities for improvement and managing labor productivity tools. The position reports to the Director of Financial Operations and Revenue Cycle.
Design and implement automated analytic solutions, including reports, dashboards, and views from a wide range of data sources, and provide leadership in evaluating, interpreting and optimizing these solutions
Assure integrity of the data for current and future financial reporting and ensure the sustainability and adaptability of all developed solutions. Seek opportunities for continuous improvement.
Collaborate interdepartmentally to monitor and develop meaningful reports that provide users with insight on financial performance
Develop a robust understanding of SCCAs financial data and EMR systems to ensure effective, reliable, and responsible use of data
Build systematic solutions that address complex business problems, derive actionable insights, and maximize decision-making confidence, while being easy to refresh
Utilize numerous data sources and analytics to develop reports that assist in conveying the causes of financial variation. Assist in developing action steps for financial and operational improvement and reports to monitor these results
Maintain a solid working knowledge of a wide range of internal financial and patient care systems, workflows and related data sources
Conduct data discovery and analysis from financial data to generate and test working hypotheses, uncover relationships and identify data quality issues
Manage time and attendance system (currently Kronos) from a data management and reporting perspective
Manage labor productivity tools
Translate business problems into technical approaches to create standardized Tableau reporting dashboards which help explain budget to actual variances and guide decision making
Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) required or equivalent combination of education and healthcare related experience/technical training that demonstrates analytical and technical competency
5 years of business analytic experience, preferably in a healthcare environment or relevant experience
Superior organizational skills and proven knowledge and application of best practices for system management, documentation and standardization
Sustained, proven ability to think systematically and analytically and use independent judgment
Ability to identify and implement areas of improvements such as increasing the level of data accuracy or decreasing the time spent to update a model or report
Experience with Epic Hospital Billing
Experience with financial software programs such as Tableau, PeopleSoft, Kronos, Workday
Advanced Excel skills and experience with relational database tools such as SQL Server and Access
Ability to research, analyze and interpret complex data and formulate recommendations
Collaborative and team-oriented communication style able to work effectively cross departmentally
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to propose actions, identify and illustrate opportunities, make recommendations and articulate financial impact of decisions to both clinical and administrative audiences
Solid financial skills, including a working understanding of the income statement
Able to grasp and apply new concepts quickly
Ability to effectively prioritize concurrent responsibilities and meet timelines
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision with a wide degree of creativity and latitude. May manage projects independently or lead/direct the work of others
Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline oriented, and complex health care environment
Experience in healthcare finance
Experience in labor management tools, processes and benchmark development
Experience in managing databases and systems
Extensive experience in exploratory data analysis, data visualization
A working understanding of the relationships between the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement
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We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at email@example.com or by calling 206-667-4700.
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.