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Senior Business Analyst

We Are Hiring

Join a great analytics team located in either Nashville or Milwaukee! Ascension offers great benefits, including generous PTO, and learning and development opportunities!

Why Join Ascension?

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.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to serve as key resource/SME in developing and delivering quality solutions to support business processes.The ideal candidate will be comfortable working on the most complex, high visibility projects to bring structure and alignment around the overall solution.


  • Solicit, clarify and analyze customer requirements.

  • Develop and deliver comprehensive requirements documents.

  • Interface with the customer to ensure project objectives are achieved.

  • Assists in planning and implementing activities required for the collection and analysis of data related to departmental business needs, including the development of data collection systems.

  • The candidate will assist in implementation support and system enhancements and must be comfortable executing multiple concurrent tasks.

  • Develops and runs basic queries and other data collection spreadsheets to support assigned business areas and organizes them in a format for ease of review and use.

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment, comfortable with frequently shifting priorities.

  • Ability to coordinate and lead peers through requirements, design and testing process as well as application maintenance and support.

  • Ability to work with data and reporting tools to research, organize, and summarize findings. Ability to work with large data sets from multiple data sources.

  • High technical and functional aptitude for problem solving and process flow management.

  • Strong English communication skills, comfortable speaking with and translating between technical and nontechnical team members at all levels of the organization.

  • Establish and manage day to day QA related tasks.

  • Create test QA metrics and regularly assess data integrity from source to target.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in the management of data analysis, and/or decision support analytics preferred.

  • 1-3 years of experience interpreting user stories and applying the appropriate technical solutions to deliver operational results preferred.

  • Participation in delivering projects using SDLC and Agile methodologies preferred.

  • Knowledge of Source to Target mappings preferred.

  • Experience with fully adjudicated Medical and Rx claims, Premium, Provider, and/or Supplemental data highly preferred. Medicare Advantage experience a plus.

  • 1-3 years of project management experience preferred.

  • Strong Business Requirements Development skills preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Job ID: 386488
Category: Information Systems
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Nashville, TN

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