Ascension Health Senior Data Analyst in Sterling Heights, Michigan
Job ID: 269744
Senior Data Analyst
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Additional Job Information
Title: Senior Data Analyst
City, State: Sterling Heights, MI
Location: US Health Holdings/ABS
Department: Decision Support 002
Additional Job Details: FT Days, 37.5 hours weekly, 8:30-4:30 M-F.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
The Sr Data Analyst is responsible for making decisions on the best methods to extract and manipulate data to best meet the end user’s needs; works closely with either the trading partner or the customer to determine end results and defines the process to deliver those reports in the most efficient and accurate method; design/build and maintain processes to deliver scheduled reports or file feeds to various internal and external customers; create process efficiencies through automation (report delivery, file feed delivery, and data management); other various duties as required.
Build & operationalize processes to ensure timely data updates and data accuracy in line with project scope and recommendations
Design and deliver reports and insights for improvements
Build analytical solutions and models by manipulating large data sets and integrating diverse data sources
Perform ad-hoc analysis and provide meaningful reporting to operations and account teams
Maintain mapping files of all processes requiring maintenance
Upload and download data to various trading partners and verify results
Monitor data quality, troubleshoot data-related problems and offer solutions
Document end-to-end operating processes
Bachelor's level degree in related field is required.
Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, management information systems/technology and/or business related degree preferred.
- Five years of experience preferred.
Background in insurance or healthcare preferred.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to research, identify and resolve data integrity issues
Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to teamwork and partnerships
Strong oral and written communication
Enjoy discovering and solving problems
Ability to network and collaborate cross-functionally and globally
Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, etc.) with emphasis on queries, macro’s, and report design.
Knowledge of HIPAA Ansi transaction sets (834 preferred) or other EDI experience preferred
Knowledge of batch file scripting preferred
Ability to perform under tight deadlines
Continuous Improvement – consistently looks for better way to achieve business results; recognizes problems as opportunities for process improvement.
Customer Focus – dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; works to ensure customer’s needs are understood and met.
HIPAA Compliance – ensuring appropriate methods are in place for safe and secure transmission of data to external parties.
Functional/Technical Expertise – demonstrates a high level of technical and professional skills; takes action to continue to develop areas of expertise.
Integrity and Trust – adheres to ethical set of core values and treat others with fairness and respect; models behavior that is consistent with stated beliefs/values.
Process Orientated – defines and adheres to a clear set of processes to guide work efforts; uses processes to achieve consistent, high-quality results.
Teamwork - works together to accomplish individual and organizational objectives; collaborates and works well in a team environment.
- Works in the office, but may be required to travel or go to offsite business meetings.
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