IT Finance Business Analyst, Full Time, St. Luke's Center

St. Luke's University Health Network - Allentown, PA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $92,000 a year
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St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The IT Business Analyst is responsible for the timely review, business assessment, and where appropriate post initiative business value validation. This includes but is not limited to gathering business requirements, obtaining meaningful KPIs and/or hard/soft bottom line improvement (BLI) information, when appropriate generating a cost benefit analysis, completing a warm transfer to the responsible project manager or team lead, and conducting post initiative business value validation

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As work is assigned to the BA function perform a timely review, assessment, and initial classification of requested IT optimizations/enhancements or net new applications.
Gathering of business requirements associated with IT requests requiring BA involvement.
Active participant maintaining the IT Project Prioritization Group (PPG) information and reports.
Ensure IT PPG members, business sponsors, and IT management are current and have the correct information to vote and/or provide input on initiatives on the PPG list.
Provide rough labor estimates of initiatives meeting criteria for BA involvement to the IT Resource Management team.
Identification of meaningful KPIs and/or hard/soft BLIs associated with initiatives processed by the BA team.
Obtain buy-in/approval from business sponsors regarding identified KPIs and/or BLIs.
Track requests and conduct post initiative validation of business value previous identified by the BA team.
Contribute to the generation of Decision Documents.
Where required aid or facilitate the building, submission, and analysis of RFP or RFI.

PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS:
Sitting for up to 7 hours per day, 4 hours at a time; standing for up to 7 hours per day, 4 hours at a time; walking for up to 2 hours a day, 1 hour at a time. Seeing as it relates to general, near, color, and peripheral vision. Hearing as it relates to normal and telephone conversations.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration (or relevant major) or equivalent work experience is required.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 2 years of financial, decision support, and/or business analytics experience is required. Minimum 2 years of experience working in a team environment and an ability to work independently with little oversight is required. Minimum 2 years of experience performing project assessments or equivalent experience is required. Minimum 3 years of IT experience is required. Minimum 2 years of healthcare experience is preferred. Minimum 2 years of working with business analytic tools of benefit.

MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint experience is required. MS Visio, SharePoint, and MS Project or Workfront is preferred. Hospital Information System, Laboratory Information System, Radiology Information System, PACS, Pharmacy Information System, Medication Administration, CPOE, Orders Results Management Server, network, PC, and communication systems experience is a plus.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.