Applies extensive knowledge of industry practices in health care decision support and advanced professional concepts to substantial projects, typically at high degrees of complexity to help inform and drive meaningful decisions.
The analyst brings deep analytic, financial, and project management skills to focus on strategic initiatives to guide decision-making and develop insights on where and how to focus organizational efforts. The role will work closely with leadership, physicians and other healthcare providers, IT, Finance, and operations to understand the overarching goals of the Center for Digital Health Innovation (CDHI) and the Digital Patient Experience team (DPE) in conjunction with other stakeholders and the day-to-day challenges working towards the goals. With that in mind, the analyst will consider all of the data points currently or potentially available, create and build models such that valuable insights can be gleaned, analyze those models to discern actionable insights, and help curate and deliver data-driven recommendations and analysis to leadership.
This individual is recognized as a decision support expert with a preferred background in healthcare. Leads complex project analytics of large size and scope that has a critical impact across the medical center, physician, and affiliate entities as applicable. Prepares data/reports and analysis to help the business make decisions. Works as a liaison across business units to integrate disparate data sources while maintaining data integrity and using analytics to provide relevant financial analysis. Utilizes strong project management skills to ensure successful prioritization and completion of projects working with Joint Venture Affiliation (JVA) Finance, Decision Support (shared services finance, medical center, and faculty physician practice finance teams), the Digital Patient Experience (DPE) team and other stakeholders to understand reporting requirements and data limitations and develop validated custom reports across the organization as it relates to key initiatives.
Responsibilities will include gathering data and producing analysis/investigations of performance utilization, clinical programs, market trends as appropriate, financial analysis in support of due diligence, financial forecasting, and modeling various scenarios. Evaluates schedules and the data for completeness and accuracy. Ensures details comply with finance policies and procedures. Gathers data and information from the managerial financial accounting reporting system, EPSI budget advisor system, data warehouse, and other applications to integrate overall financial performance at a cost center, division, and other hierarchal levels as required. Develops and maintains a key relationship with organizational functional areas to meet the organization's needs for effective system-wide financial analysis and ad-hoc analysis.
The candidate must be able to thrive and succeed in a changing environment and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. The candidate will anticipate bottlenecks, anticipate, and make trade-offs, and balance the business needs versus other priorities. The ability to take sparse information and successfully break down projects, initiatives, and strategic priorities is expected. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent, and leadership are essential to success in the role.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.