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SR. PROJECT ANALYST

Department:  Business Services
Status:  Full Time
Shift:  1st

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Sr. Project Analyst – Value Management is responsible for supporting the implementation of initiatives that are focused on delivering strategic value to Hoag. Under the guidance of the Vice President or a Project Manager, they will leverage their analytical skills to support metrics development and performance measurement on data-driven initiatives. They also support the translation of strategic information and complex data analyses into compelling, executive-level plans and presentations. They will build skills in project management, process improvement and organizational change with the goal of ultimately managing large initiatives that impact operations and influence strategic goal achievement.

 

The Sr. Project Analyst will translate quantitative and qualitative concepts into complex business models and key performance indicators. They must understand and accurately apply administrative, clinical, financial, market and demographic data for use in data-driven improvement initiatives. They will design and execute quantitative analyses to support hypotheses, enable informed decision-making, and drive performance improvement insights. They will conduct their analysis independently once the approach to the analysis has been structured, which includes collecting data, identifying data integrity risks, and developing an action plan to cleanse data as needed. They will conduct external/internal research as needed on new concepts and subject matter associated with their assignments. They will develop and deliver executive-level presentations that clearly and concisely tell a compelling story.

 

The Sr. Project Analyst will support process optimization exercises based on Continuous Improvement principles (Six Sigma, Lean). They will apply quality management tools to minimize waste, decrease errors, increase efficiency and effectiveness, and improve patient and caregiver experience. They will present their analyses and insights to project leadership, supporting the translation of analytical findings into impactful initiatives that will improve performance. They will review key performance indicators for a given initiative and create variance reports to help monitor progress compared to plan. Based on findings, they will recommend improvements that provide additional benefits and value.

 

The Sr. Project Analyst will build skills in the OVM project management methodology and lead smaller projects of medium level complexity. They will build and maintain an internal network for information support and perform other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant work experience OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Understanding of a broad range of data types – administrative, financial, demographic, market, clinical, etc. - as well as an understanding of business performance metrics, benchmarks, targets and calculations
  • Financial analysis and financial modeling experience
  • Experience in data gathering and business analysis (including structuring and translating data into the most meaningful information for the audience)
  • Experience partnering with colleagues from several parts of an organization to collect, synthesize, organize and interpret complex sets of data
  • Degree/training in industrial engineering, finance, or business preferred
  • Previous experience in performance/process improvement projects including, but not limited to, those involving Lean or Six Sigma methodologies preferred
  • Experience managing healthcare-related projects and familiarity with the healthcare provider industry preferred
  • Familiarity with healthcare-specific data and systems preferred

 

Certifications Preferred

  • Project Management Institute certification (e.g., CAPM, PMI-PBA)
  • Certification in Lean or Six Sigma methodologies

 

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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