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Business Analyst II

  • Job ID: 319376445
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, Daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 64901 POP35 HVI ADMINISTRATION
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.05 to $41.60 / hour

Description

UPMC University of Pittsburgh Physicians is currently hiring a Regular Full-Time Business Analyst II to support the Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI) located at UPMC Mercy! The HVI Revenue Cycle team oversees all revenue aspects throughout the HVI service line. We support the process from education of providers and managers to managing and reporting on all aspects of the revenue process to HVI system leadership. We are focused on process improvement and working as a team to support the HVI standards and initiatives. 

This position will work a Monday - Friday dayilght schedule and have the potential to work from home! 

Purpose:
Performs analysis of data and information for various UPMC products. Take leadership role in the enhancement, development, documentation, and communication of identified variances.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet deadlines and turnaround times set by managers and department director (these deadlines and turnaround times will, at times, require the employee to work until the project is completed, meaning extended daily work hours, extended work weeks, or both).
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis.
  • Identify trends in expenses, utilization, medical quality, and other areas.
  • Investigate variances and derive solutions to cost increases and quality issues.
  • Perform statistical analyses, and then explain this analysis to a non-technical audience of both internal and external customers and, at times, senior management.
  • Manage special projects.
  • Monitor business unit operating performance against regional, national and international benchmarks.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related business field required.
  • Master's 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.
  • Coding and billing experience preferred 
  • Strong computer skills, with expert knowledge in Access, Excel, Crystal Reports, Cognos Reports, and other financial & statistical software packages.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment a must. 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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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