Business Analyst

Mednax - Chicago, IL2.9

Full-time
Overview
Surgical Directions, a MEDNAX company, is a leading national healthcare company, focusing on perioperative and anesthesia consulting services. Surgical Directions has helped over 350 healthcare clients achieve their operational and financial goals. We instill realistic and lasting change via our peer-to-peer collaboration, deep analytical insights and proven methodologies. We’re looking for top talent to help us continue to grow!

MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner with more than 10,000 employees and a presence in 50 states. Through our family of companies, we provide:

physician services spanning the continuum of patient care
revenue cycle management solutions
performance improvement consulting
We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care.

Overview

We are seeking a healthcare business analyst with experience utilizing problem solving skills, analytical tools and financial acumen to identify trends and develop associated improvement opportunities for hospital clients. The candidate should possess a track record of successfully integrating into high performance, interdisciplinary teams to meet project milestones and achieve measurable performance outcomes. As an analyst, the candidate will help achieve the company’s goal to transform healthcare organizations and ultimately patients’ lives.

As part of this role, the business analyst will work with client personnel, as well as in internal leadership, analyzing and leveraging operational and financial data to improve the performance of our client organizations. Analysts will facilitate the implementation of recommendations, maintain schedules, and attend meetings with the client. They will leverage the data to drive the performance improvement effort. They will develop presentations for the client and manage internal databases related to tracking engagement progress and client improvement opportunities. Our onsite teams also work with specialists and the client leadership to identify and implement restructuring and savings opportunities. Working with client personnel, Surgical Directions experienced analysts will effectively guide the client through transformation efforts.

Responsibilities
Ensure all data elements are collected from the client in a timely and efficient manner
Perform data compilation, analysis and evaluation with quality control of all deliverables
Designs documents and analytical tools that assists team members and clients with reports to easily comprehend the data, such as dashboards, statistics, graphs, etc.
Provides document and communication support including but not limited to proposals, presentation, research on healthcare topics, and reports
Apply qualitative and quantitative skills to various client situations
Successfully influence and facilitate client performance improvement initiatives
Deliver a quality work product within established time frames
Interface with all levels of management both internal and at client sites
Be an excellent team player, communicator and presenter
Standardizes deliverables, builds internal consensus and rolls out new methodologies and templates under the direction of the Company’s leadership team
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business field, (i.e. healthcare administration, computer science, management, finance, accounting, economics, etc.) or engineering
Superior written and oral communication skills
Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
Work as a member of a team as well as a self-motivator with ability to work independently
Strong people skills and ability to engage all level of the organization (especially frontline)
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required
Must be willing to travel, typically 80% (based on client demand)

Preferred Skills:
Master's degree in a relevant field, (e.g. MPH, MHA, MBA, MS)
1-2 years of experience working within healthcare on the provider side and/or broader professional services consulting experience.

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Preferred Skills:
Master's degree in business field, (i.e. healthcare administration, computer science, management, finance, accounting, economics, etc.) or engineering.
3+ years’ experience working within healthcare on the provider side and/or broader professional services consulting experience.

MEDNAX IS AN Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status