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Business Systems Analyst 3 (Technical)

Northwest Permanente, P.C. is a self-governed (physician led), multi-specialty group of over 1500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for over 576,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's preeminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated and high quality care. We are seeking a Business Analyst 3 (Technical) for our MySchedule Data/ payroll Project team in our Finance Department.

Job Post Date: 2017-07-19
Office: Airport Way Lab
City: Portland
State: Oregon

Description:

Northwest Permanente, P.C. is a self-governed (physician led), multi-specialty group of over 1500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for over 576,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's preeminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated and high quality care. We are seeking a Business Analyst 3 (Technical) for our MySchedule Data/ payroll Project team in our Finance Department.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

In collaboration with KPIT and business clients, maintain information applications to meet business requirements:

  • Design and execute analytic approaches. Interpret and synthesize findings into actionable recommendations
  • Define and frame projects and develop the goals, direction, methodology and work plans
  • Manage and mentor less-experienced administrators/analysts with design and development of analytic approaches
  • Analysis, reporting, and consultation while highlighting opportunities and promoting best practices

    Ensure integration with other business applications and consistency with established data/information standards:

    • Maintenance and continued modification/development of payroll feeds and financial/scheduling reporting
    • Maintain systems integrity with analytical reporting and proactive management of data.
    • Work collaboratively with operations and KPIT staff to implement workflow or system improvements necessary to meet business information needs and user requirements
    • Apply business area and system knowledge to research and remediate system problems
    • Develop and maintain system documentation including but not limited to business specifications, process flows and desk procedures
    • Coordinate/conduct user acceptance testing, to ensure application meets business requirements and supports efficient workflow
    • Participate in periodic review to identify application improvements needed to support evolving business needs
    • Provide consultation and serve as a subject matter expert to other BSA’s and administrators

    Following specifications, develop or enhance applications that combine data from existing sources, tailored to specific user groups and business needs:

    • Create and maintain ad hoc and scheduled reports to meet business needs
    • Integrate data from multiple systems to coordinate efficient and robust data/information structure aligning with system best practices
    • Develop system documentation.  Ensure consistency with established data and application standards.
    • Information analyst duties, e.g. conduct analysis and make recommendations to business unit based on findings of analysis
    • Data analyst duties, e.g., help define business rules applicable to the development of the application and collaborate with other BSAs and administrators to define data mart best practices while implementing and maintaining data structure
    • Perform other duties as requested

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • BS/BA degree in a quantitative or technical discipline, or equivalent knowledge and experience
    • Familiarity with relevant service delivery/insurance/finance business units
    • Proven team skills including the following attributes: efficient, collaborative, candid, open, and results-oriented
    • Business Systems Analyst Level 1 & 2 skills
    • Process flow and desk procedure development and documentation
    • Development of business specification documentation
    • Proficiency in the use of current software and exposure to SAS/SQL (with ability to do analytical reporting), Oracle and Teradata, and Microsoft Office including Visio
    • Proven ability to conduct, interpret and communicate quantitative/qualitative analysis
    • Ability to support formal training programs for system users
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (1:1, peer, multi-disciplinary group, presentations, written)
    • Four (4) years of relevant analytical/business system support experience
    • One (1) year experience with current software, listed above

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Specific and broad knowledge of KPNW operations and relevant business systems and data sources such as KP HealthConnect Hyperspace and Clarity
    • Five (5) years of analytical experience at KPNW
    • Expertise in assigned business unit (service delivery, insurance, finance)