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Truman Medical Centers Budget Decision Support Analyst (8:00AM - 5:00PM) in Kansas City, Missouri

Budget Decision Support Analyst (8:00AM - 5:00PM)

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If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

TMC/UH Heath Sciences Districtis located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building, TMC’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

TMC/UH Lakewoodis located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

TMC/UH Behavioral Healthis the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. TheHealing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

The Analyst works in collaboration with the Director to assist decision makers throughout the organization to develop financial plans for new and expanded services in association with the organizations strategic business plan. Such plans include forecasts of revenues and expenses and “What if” analysis for budgeting and capital planning.

The Analyst participates in budget related activities, including maintaining tools to assist management in budget preparation, providing guidance through the budget process, and providing and analyzing financial and statistical data.

The Analyst works in collaboration with the Director to analyze financial information using various statistical methods to assist management in operational decisions.

The Analyst works in collaboration with the Director to extract data and design reports, with an emphasis on accuracy and relevancy of data, to meet the business needs of the organization.

The Analyst assists in maintaining the decision support and budgeting software. This includes monitoring of completeness and accuracy of data and as well as remaining abreast of current and enhanced system functionality to ensure it is an accurate, valid and relevant source of financial and statistical information.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, IT or other business related field

  • One to three years’ experience in a business related field

  • Demonstrated experience in complex data management, statistical analysis and data driven decision support

  • Demonstrated experience in interpreting, analyzing and evaluating financial data

  • Strong personal computing experience and skills including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office

  • Expert level in use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for analysis purposes

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment

  • Ability to interact with management level staff

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in the use of Change HealthCare Performance Analytics or similar decision support application

  • Budgeting and cost accounting experience in a HealthCare setting

  • Strong analytical and project management skills, including thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

  • Experience with visualization tools and application integration

Required Experience

Job Location

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Shift Schedule

8:00AM - 5:00PM