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Financial/Data Analyst

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Financial/Data Analyst - STW Hospitalists - Full-Time,Day - St Thomas West Hospital - Nashville,TN

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A strategic analyst position with STMP will supply the need for the reporting and analysis of not only financial data but also provide insights into the key performance indicators as well as many other metrics to provide a holistic picture of the organization at multiple levels – executive, middle, and front-line management. By creating relevant, appropriate, and timely information from the raw data produced by multiple business functions – payroll, productivity, general ledger, and more, a strategic analyst will possess the capability to help all stakeholders better understand their business and find insight that can lead to data-driven decisions about current operations as well as future planning. The right candidate for a strategic analyst position would need to possess not only analytical but also effective data management, report creation, and communication skills as well as the ability to work with operations managers along multiple levels in the organization. Healthcare finance experience is needed as well as data analytics knowledge. 

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to facilitate with the development and definition of ideas that will improve the organization.


  • Evaluates departments and services in an effort to define best practices and encourage positive and progressive change. Remains current on healthcare trends and advances.
  • Defines financial, operational, and clinical data necessary for evaluating change initiatives. Identifies steps, tools, and training necessary to implement a process or structural change.
  • Oversees functioning of assigned projects/project teams and for collaborating with executive leadership to access necessary resources. Manages resources, process and quality assurance of projects within scope of responsibility.
  • Develops and updates the ongoing management plan. Monitors and ensures that detailed project plans, reporting mechanisms, issue resolution processes, and communications are timely and meet quality guidelines.
  • Use available tools (Excel, Python, Tableau, SQL Server, etc.) to manage data from multiple sources (Athena, PeopleSoft (GL and Payroll), Inflow, Cerner, IM Bills), including creating a method of tying all disparate sources together with the result of producing relevant, appropriate, and timely reports to both educate and drive data-based decision-making for all levels of management
    • Example:
      • Executive-level workbooks that provide a high-level assessment of financial, KPI, and any other relevant information for STMP as a whole, drillable by segment and clinic
      • Regional (or otherwise segmented) level reports that include information relevant only to that segment
      • Clinic-level reports that provide physician and practice-level metrics
  • Apply benchmarking (either comparison of similar clinics, MGMA, SHM, or Ascension level, as appropriate/desired) metrics to assist in assessing potential opportunities and recognize excellence

  • Attend POC meetings (monthly or quarterly, as needed) to assist in the communication to managers and other stakeholders the implications of the information being presented

  • Produce ad-hoc analyses and reports as needed

  • Assist with technologically-driven projects to improve efficiency and automation of data-gathering and presentation processes currently in use within the Finance department, where applicable

What You Will Need

  • Required Credential(s):
    • None Required obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
Work Experience:
  • 3 years of experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 369322
Category: Business Administration
Facility: TNNAS ST Medical Partners
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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