Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Management Decision Support Analyst-50227 in San Diego, California

JOB SUMMARY:

Applies a thorough, advanced level knowledge of clinical and financial analysis and knowledge of systems technology to identify and design solutions within the decision support, research and/or quality systems. Requires an understanding of database functionality and reporting tools, the ability to creatively apply these concepts to a complex and changing environment and the ability to articulate underlying system processes andtheir affect on data and reports. Responsible for the development of Service Line analyses and the monitoring of Service Line trends. Serves as a resource to department managers and facilitates their use of corporate data. Works across departments to provide supportive information for various initiatives including productivity, business planning, volume trend analysis, case mix index, reimbursement and costing. Manages the integration and comparison of internal data with various benchmarks (e.g., NACHRI, OSHPD, Thomson Reuters, & PHIS).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 3 years of experience

  • Ability to prepare complex written and graphic reports that explain and interpret data trends

  • Ability to develop a query and return accurate data files to serve as the foundation of the analysis

  • Basic hospital financial reporting and experience with both financial and clinical analyses in a healthcare setting

  • Ability to perform complex analysis using modeling, forecasting and statistical analysis methodologies

  • Knowledge of healthcare terminology, coding practices, and KPI definitions

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-faceted, time-critical work environment

  • Ability to manage and manipulate files maintaining content integrity

  • Ability to work with decision-makers to define the parameters of an analysis data set

  • Knowledge of effective organizational and management principles

  • Knowledge of Service Line management and accountability practices

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree

  • 5 years of experience