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Business Intelligence Analyst

Req #:  174744
Facility:  Advocate Physician Partners
Department:  Data Analyst
City:  Rolling Meadows
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Physician Partners (APP) brings together more than 4,000 physicians who are committed to improving health care quality, safety, and outcomes for patients across Chicagoland and Central Illinois. APP is a leader in population health management and has garnered wide-spread national recognition for its innovative clinical integration program.  Formed as a care management collaboration with Advocate Health Care, APP supports its physician members in managing the health of their practices with contracting, medical management, electronic medical records and other value-added services.

Cost & Utilization Analyst/Business Intelligence Analyst

Site:- Advocate Physicians Partners 


Status: Fulltime


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Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.

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Position Requirements:
Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Business Administration or
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Business Analytics or
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Actuarial Science or related field.
Experience Required:
Typically requires 3 years of experience in databases and querying, database visualization and data analysis.
Experience with MS~Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Communicates effectively.
Desire to learn with strong intellectual curiosity.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team.
Demonstrates critical thinking, ability to problem solve, and is results oriented.
Knowledge of basic statistics.
Customer service orientation.
Ability to work independently with some supervision.
This position requires travel, therefore, will be exposed to weather and road conditions.
Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
Exposed to a normal office environment.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Responsible for evaluating trends, developing and applying knowledge of specific measure definitions, and becoming proficient working with claims, clinical, and administrative data. This position uses software and query skills to develop and maintain complex reporting systems that help monitor and improve performance on governmental and commercial shared savings and full risk insurance contracts. This position works closely on a team to facilitate and drive efficient data mining, analysis, and system~wide reporting. The Cost and Utilization Analyst establishes standard report production and validation processes while also responding to ad hoc requests for data and information from executives and other leaders throughout the system. This position produces relevant dashboards and participates in developing performance improvement strategies essential to the success of population health initiatives.

Create and maintain reports on key cost and utilization performance metrics.
Accurately create and update report~related documents with current definitions, baselines, benchmarks, targets, current performance, and references.
Demonstrate ability to quickly and independently learn and adopt new software tools and query data systems (data warehouse or other database and reporting systems), and demonstrate mastery of one or more query languages (e.g., SQL, R, Python, SAS).
Produce the monthly population health index reports, scorecard, report card, utilization management reports, monthly operating review reports, and accompanying support materials.
Possess and maintain knowledge of core information systems and underlying data used in reporting.
Produce accurate recurring and ad hoc reports within established deadlines.
Make improvements to reports or reporting systems that increase production efficiency or clarity of visual displays.
Provide customer support to promote the use of currently available tools, resources, and reports.
Appropriately apply basic statistical methods (e.g., measures of central tendency, confidence intervals, percentiles) to explore and summarize data.
Create clear, accurate reports by establishing and executing validation processes and production checklists.
Assume responsibility for maintaining current knowledge of government regulations, policies, and trends that affect the health care industry, and independently conduct online research to access

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago