Business Analyst

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA


This position designs, develops, implements and maintains business solutions. The incumbent works directly with stakeholders to identify requirements and manage end-to-end projects. The Business Analyst role supports the department in evaluation and implementation of methods to improve efficiency, streamline processes, and keep projects and tasks on schedule.


Specifically, this position is responsible for:

  • Administration of a patient safety event reporting database, to include:
    -Database design, programing and configuration changes
    -Report design and creation
    -Customer support and problem-solving for system users
  • Overseeing the collection, compilation, and input of data, as well as analyzing and summarizing data, and making recommendations based on analysis of data
  • Performing additional non-information technology patient safety related work, as requested


This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.


Essential Functions

  • Collects project requirements to develop detailed functional specifications and project plans
  • Provides suggestions and guidance during development stage in order to meet business needs
  • Meets regularly with the team to facilitate and prioritize multiple projects
  • Prepares accurate and detailed reports including specifications, timelines, status and individual responsibilities
  • Creates monthly status and statistical reports and strategic presentations for senior leaders


Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes
  • Ability to think analytically and offer guidance to the team regarding business solutions
  • Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information
  • Ability to prepare written and verbal communications for projects
  • Working knowledge of PC skills including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency
  • Two years of applicable experience

  • Two years of experience in collecting, organizing, analyzing, and presenting data
  • Basic knowledge of databases, SQL, and expression writing
  • Experience creating, designing, and manipulating database reports
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (use of pivot tables, graphs, formulae)
  • Prior experience in use of RL Solutions databases and programming
  • Demonstrated presentation skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Listening, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking
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