Job Description

Job Title: Business Analyst II
Job ID: 694834
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: CRS Administration HF
Location: 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232


The UPMC CancerCenter's Clinical Research Services department is looking for a Business Analyst II to join their team!  This role will perform analysis of data and information for various operating entities within Clinical Research Services. This position will take a leadership role in the enhancement, development, documentation, and communication of identified trends, process improvement initiatives, and strategic plans. Project management experience highly desirable. 

This position is located at the Hillman CancerCenter and is scheduled Monday through Friday during daylight hours.  Sound like a fit for you?  Apply today!

  • Identify trends in clinical trial activation, deployment, and accrual.
  • Analyze expenses, utilization, medical quality in clinical research services.
  • Investigate reasons for low clinical trial accrual and derive solutions from improving accruals.
  • Manage special projects.
  • Meet deadlines and turnaround times set by managers and department director.
  • Monitor business unit operating performance against regional, national and international benchmarks.
  • Create and maintain dashboards representing Key Performance Indicators of Clinical Research Service operations.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis.
  • Perform statistical analyses, and then explain this analysis to a non-technical audience of both internal and external customers and, at times, senior management.


  • Bachelors degree in mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related business field required. 
  • Masters degree preferred. 
  • Extensive related experience will be considered. 
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience in financial and/or medical analysis required. 
  • Experience in health care insurance or health care industry preferred. 
  • Strong computer skills, with expert knowledge in Access, Excel, Crystal Reports, and other financial & statistical software packages.  
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, and forge strong interpersonal relationships within the department, with other departments, and with external audiences. 
  • Attention to detail is critical to the success of this position. 
  • Excellent planning, communication, documentation, organizational, analytical, and problem solving abilities. 
  • Advanced mathematical skills. 
  • Ability to interpret and summarize results of various analyses in a timely and meaningful way. 
  • Ability to effectively approach problem solving. 
  • Ability to re-engineer processes to positively impact productivity in terms of timeliness and accuracy. 
  • Ability to analyze financial & clinical results and to comprehend forecasting models. 
  • Knowledge and good understanding of all products and benefit designs of UPMC Health.

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

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

Salary Range: $22.60 to $39.11

Union Position: No

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