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Principal I-Business Analyst

Job Duties

Manage projects related to revenue cycle, managed care and population health management. Provide specialized analytics to stakeholders throughout the health system. Prepare management discussion and analysis on a monthly basis to explain trends and variances by identifying contributing factors and quantifying their impact in terms of volume versus rate. Participate in projects to identify solutions to contributing factors that have an adverse impact, and analyze the effectiveness of these interventions. The business analyst works with team members, users, and others to define requirements, to develop enterprise reporting that tracks key performance indicators, and to meet current and future user needs using the enterprise data repository and its business intelligence platform. Coordinate with Medical Information Technology Services (MITS)/CareConnect build team staff to address issues related to the configuration of Epic revenue cycle and clinical applications. Contribute to enterprise-wide data services efforts to ensure data quality in Epic applications. Reports to the Manager of Business Analytics. Prioritize assignments, meet deadlines, and manage projects with minimal direction.

Job Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Essential to Perform the Job: Bachelor's degree in finance, business, or quantitative science field highly desired. Master's degree a plus. SQL programming skills, particularly for the Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server platforms. Prior work experience with health care data is a must. Ability to comprehend clinical, operational, and financial measures. Understanding of statistical concepts. Ability to perform all Microsoft Word and Excel with accuracy and appropriate formatting. Skill in reading and understanding documents written in Standard English text for informational communication, action and distribution. Writing skills to compose edit and proofread routine business correspondence using appropriate English grammar, syntax, spelling and punctuation. Oral communication skills to speak with individuals of varying backgrounds to obtain and convey specific information. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, staff, patients, and administrative personnel. Ability to independently analyze information or problems identifies relevant factors, trends, and options, then implement and monitor solutions. Ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations related healthcare finance quickly and accurately. Skill in organizing and prioritizing workload in order to meet deadlines in light of changing, heavy workload and competing requirements. Ability to perform job duties in a detailed and accurate manner. Skill in performing with frequent interruptions and/or distractions. Ability to maintain helpful, caring and courteous relationships with our patients, co-workers, and physicians. Working knowledge of the organization and where to go to get issues resolved.


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Summary Information

  • Job Title: Principal I-Business Analyst
  • UCLA Title: Analyst, Administrative,Prin I
  • Job Num.: H71290
  • Work Hours: Monday-Friday
  • Work Location: Century Center
  • Job Type: Career
  • Duration: Indefinite
  • Minimum Salary: $28.08 / $4885
  • Maximum Salary: $55.34 / $9630
  • Layoff Referral Deadline:
  • Bargaining Unit: 99

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