Yale New Haven Health System

Sr Financial Data Analyst

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/16/2020 10:13 AM)
DAYS
Requisition ID
20110
Job Locations
US-CT-New Haven
Category
FINANCE
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Department
Revenue Cycle Strategy and Ana
Scheduled Hours
40

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The Sr. Financial Data Analyst is responsible for collecting and organizing data and using that information to solve problems and support initiatives. Researches, accumulates and evaluates all pertinent operational and financial data regarding assigned initiatives. Effectively mines and organizes data with the purpose of finding meaningful patterns and trends hidden throughout the raw data. Understands challenges in the healthcare industry and has a strong grasp of the revenue cycle process in order to be effective. Brings together analysis, technology and business objectives to ensure that all data collected supports operations as well as project planning by providing relevant information necessary for evaluating metrics, making decisions, tracking costs and identifying of risks. Excellent communication skills needed across a variety of mediums, including written, verbal and specialty visualization software.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Works directly with members of the operational leadership teams and senior leadership to assist with data mining and organizing of data to solve problems and support initiatives.
  • 2. Customize queries and work with large data sets extracting extremely detailed data from relational data bases. Analyze, model and interpret data in a way that is helpful to operational managers and senior leaders.
  • 3. Prepares data, reports, analyses and presentations utilizing all Microsoft Office Software products including Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and other visualization software. Seeks out other forms of presentation tools available to enhance delivery, making more effective and impactful presentations.
  • 4. Researches, accumulates and evaluates all pertinent operational and financial data regarding assigned initiatives. Develops financial summary with operating and management personnel for review and evaluation by executive leaders.
  • 5. Effectively mines and organizes data with the purpose of finding meaningful patterns and trends hidden throughout the raw data.
  • 6. Communicates and collaborates with operational managers and systems analysts to investigate, conduct research and help develop solutions for work flow and /or systems issues. Provides relevant information necessary for evaluating metrics, making decisions, tracking costs and identifying of risks.
  • 7. Brings together analysis, technology and business objectives to ensure that all data collected supports operations. Understand challenges in the healthcare industry and has a strong grasp of the revenue cycle process in order to be effective.
  • 8. Knows and utilizes sound reasoning to support decisions, identify risks and helps develop mitigation plans to motivate and drive results when needed or to provide key insights to support team decision making.
  • 9. Researches, accumulates and evaluates all pertinent operational and financial data regarding assigned initiatives and activities to ensure strategic goals are achieved.
  • 10. Supports projects by effectively providing necessary data and potential resolutions to ensure timelines are met.
  • 11. Ensures issues are clearly presented and options framed appropriately in order to prompt recommendations so a course for resolution is established.
  • 12. Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • 13. Interacts and interfaces closely with the operational managers, senior leadership, ITS, clinical departments and vendor representatives.
  • 14. Exhibits superior listening skills and is highly engaged using excellent communication skills needed across a variety of mediums, including written, verbal and specialty visualization software.
  • 15. Positively promotes departmental initiatives and helps to motivate others by clearly translating data into usable information.
  • 16. Works as an effective member of the organization, department and project teams facilitating open communication and issue resolution.
  • 17. Establishes positive relationships with all operational leaders both directly and through established project structures and facilitates open communication and direction setting.
  • 18. Demonstrates strong relationships with all team members and provides a model for others to follow.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Bachelor?s degree in Date Analytics, Finance, Healthcare Management or related field of study is required.


EXPERIENCE


Minimum three years? experience working as data analyst or financial analyst with heavy emphasis on mining data and translating into useful information necessary for business decisions. Familiarity with coding languages and specialized software programs (SQL, Tableau, Python or R, SAS) preferably in healthcare or related financial management is preferred. Experience translating data into presentation materials and presenting to senior leaders.


SPECIAL SKILLS


Coding languages and specialized software programs (SQL, Tableau, Python or R, SAS) as well as advanced Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, Publisher and other Data Visualization software a plus. Excellent communication and collaboration skills, able to work from own initiative, and to work with minimal guidance. Proactive, self-driven approach, analytical thinking, attention to detail and problem solving abilities. Excellent organizational skills. Able to manage multiple priorities and follow through delivery of work without step by step instructions. Ability to work with tight deadlines and high pressurized environments


PHYSICAL DEMAND


Must have the ability to travel to various sites across the health system.


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