Job Description

Job Title: Project Analyst
Job ID: 631496
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Management
Shift: Day Job
Department: UPP17 Pathology Administration
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


The University of Pittsburgh Physicians is actively seeking a Project Analyst to make an immediate impact supporting their Pathology Department. This persons responsibilities may include but are not limited to:


• Reporting and analysis of key department performance indicators including RVU and specimen trends, Turnaround Times (TAT), billing metrics and payor mix, preferably using advanced Excel knowledge of Solver and Dynamic charts.
• Reporting and analysis of Physician productivity and performance review metrics including RVUs, clinical FTEs, and turnaround times, preferably using advanced Excel knowledge of Solver and Dynamic charts.
• Maintain departmental online financial reporting system including monthly updates and quarterly reconciliation.
• Maintain physician salary records or Blue Book/ASR including salary reviews, compensation changes, and MGMA salary data maintenance.
• Support monthly incentive and supplemental payment determinations for payroll by preparing backup files and processing final Sharepoint uploads.
• Oversee day-to-day consult invoicing process and ongoing maintenance and enhancement of related databases.

In addition to the above, the below skills are preferred:


• Strong reporting and analysis skills
• Advanced Excel knowledge, i.e. using Solver and Dynamic charts.
• Experience using and designing Access databases.
• Ability to work on projects autonomously as needed


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  • Assist Management in defining and documenting tasks and duties within department.
  • Assist with achieving Operations division strategic goals as well as organizational goals
  • Assists team members in resolving project problems, escalates issues when necessary, and facilities decision-making.
  • Assures quality of information through business case and application level testing; validates test results to initial business needs.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, this includes utilizing standard project documentation and methodology and project tracking and reporting procedures.
  • Develops and implements key metrics to measure and report on progress of initiatives.
  • Develops cross-functional, change management and implementation strategies, ensuring that all of the participating parties have committed to effective implementation of the processes and procedures.
  • Identifies trends and process improvement opportunities across departments within operations.
  • Monitors operating performance against regional and national benchmarks.
  • Perform complex project and data analysis as needed by Management.
  • Performs cost/benefit analysis
  • Process report requests as needed by Manager and Directors.
  • Provide concise and timely status reporting as required
  • Recommend and implement process improvement initiatives within the department as well as implementing process improvement initiatives based on management decision.
  • Works with other managers to achieve efficiencies across integration of projects.


  • Educational/Knowledge Requirements: Bachelors degree and 2 years experience; Degree in finance preferred
  • or High School degree plus 5 years of experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of spreadsheet and database software.
  • Must be very organized and deadline conscious.
  • Project Management knowledge and ability to manage multiple, complex, large-scale projects.
  • Additional Qualities desired: Minimum of four years of experience in operations.
  • Experience in health care insurance or health care industry preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills required, including Access, Excel, Microsoft Project, and other pertinent computer software packages.
  • Strong management, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills (oral and written).
  • This position requires effective planning and organizational skills.
  • This person must have the ability to perform planning for large initiatives/projects, managing all tasks required to providing services to meet client and business needs within budget and targeted deadlines.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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