Business Data Analyst
Salt Lake City, UT
Job posting number: #7104663
Posted: July 6, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Summary
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Business Data Analyst. The Business Data Analyst interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex multisource data gathering and analysis. Designs, develops, implements and maintains business solutions. Works directly with clients and project and business leaders to identify requirements. Provides analysis of business performance, opportunities, and operations, and provides concrete recommendations for strategic planning and business improvement.
The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Excellent health care coverage at affordable rates
14.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately
Generous paid leave time
10 paid Holidays per year
50% tuition reduction for employee, spouse, and dependent children
Flex spending accounts
Free transit on most UTA services
Employee discounts on a variety of products and services including cell phones & plans, entertainment, health and fitness, restaurants, retail, and travel
Professional development opportunities
Additional benefits information is available at www.hr.utah.edu/benefits
1. Provides information gathered from SQL queries and other data sources related to operations, productivity, performance, planning, work methods and procedures.
a. Researches best practice when not already established
b. Works with healthcare data to answer ad hoc questions
c. Proactively searches for opportunities to improve the business
2. Proactively provides analysis of performance and operations. Provides feedback for strategic planning and business improvement.
3. Leads meetings with internal and external departments, providers, and administrators to assist with understanding data to improve outcomes.
4. Presentation to external departments, providers, and administrators
5. Becomes a subject matter expert for divisions regarding patient mix and efficient and optimal deployment of outpatient provider time including:
a. New and return patient availability matched to available provider resources
b. Load-leveling general patient access with highly specialized subspecialty care to deliver the right amount of access in the right way to our patient population
6. Manages distribution of recurring reports.
7. Drives team implementations.
8. Creates, maintains, and processes scripts/macros to automate internal processes.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in related area (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Two to four years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Department Specific Preferences
2 years SQL experience
Experience with Healthcare data
Demonstrated ability to problem solve
Strong interpersonal skills
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.