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The University of Michigan Medical Group is seeking interested analysts to join the Medical Group Business Intelligence team. This position will focus on data analytics, and the individual accepting this role will be a key player in expanding these capabilities within the Medical Group in order to assist leadership with data-driven strategic decisions. The primary customers for this role include Michigan Medicine leadership, Medical Group leadership, and academic departments.
Candidates for this position will be expected to thoroughly understand the data environment, conduct current and new data analysis, create series of standard reports based on analytics, and serve as innovators in developing new ways to analyze and present data to leadership. Candidates should be able to function independently, deliver projects in a timely and effective manner, and enjoy creating new and novel solutions.
What a Typical Day Will Look Like
As a Business Intelligence Analyst, a typical day will likely include:
A combination of time spent working individually with data extraction and analysis, as well as time spent working collaboratively with the broader analytics team on deliverables and serving customers
Engaging with the University’s information technology department on data, definitions, and ETL processes
Working in Tableau creating new reports and deliverables that meet active business needs, as well as exploring new ways of showing data and information (that customers and leadership potentially do not know is feasible/needed)
Interacting with customers to discover what their business needs are, how data analytics can assist those need, and presenting alternative solutions to improve the business and better support strategic goals and decisions
Creating and implementing the needs and solutions outlined in the prior bullet point
Researching trends in the industry as well as best practices from other academic medical centers in order to move Michigan Medicine into a position of being the leader amongst academic medical centers
Is This Job Right for You?
This job might be right for you if…
Using data and data analytics to support business decisions and strategic goals sounds exciting
You are skilled in identifying, analyzing, and interpreting trends or patterns in complex data sets
You enjoy problem solving and making new discoveries
Working in ambiguity and creating business solutions that are novel to the organization sounds stimulating
You can thrive while working in both team and individual settings
You currently use Tableau and/or have a desire to become an expert user of the software
Bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Business Administration, or equivalent
Experience in data manipulation and extraction techniques, data modeling, and data presentation and visualization
Knowledge of and/or experience in Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel) and Tableau
Strong communication skills (both oral and written), and the ability to analyze large amounts of complex information to present simple and concise material to the appropriate audience
Master’s degree in Information Science, Business Administration, or equivalent
Experience in the healthcare industry
Experience with query writing software, querying relational databases, applying business process/data modeling, database design, and other analytical tools/techniques surrounding business and financial analysis
Advanced analytical, modeling, and data visualization skills within Tableau
Experience in designing dashboards
Demonstrated proficiency in SQL, querying tools, and translating business needs into technical solutions
Experience in Business Objects, PeopleSoft, Oracle, and/or Hyperion
The mission of Michigan Medicine is to improve the health of patients, populations, and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research, and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally, and internationally. With annual revenues of approximately $3 billion, Michigan Medicine ranks as one of the top academic health centers in the country, and is committed to providing exceptional patient care, facilitating groundbreaking research and developing the next generation of physicians and scientists. Michigan Medicine consists of the Hospitals, Health Centers and Clinics, the University of Michigan Medical School and its Medical Group, and the Michigan Health Corporation.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.