Under the direction of the Center of Excellence System Director, the Strategic Business Analysts have the responsibility of assisting in the development and recommendation of IT strategies related to IT systems and solutions used within CHRISTUS Health. This position will assist in understanding the current environment and continually scan the horizon to bring solutions for gaps in current technologies. The Strategic Business Analysts serves as a business relationship link between business units and the leadership level. Must be able to synthesize and translate research and trends into strong actionable insights in order to address business challenges relative to meet the ever-changing healthcare landscape.
In addition, the Strategic Business Analysts will collaborate closely with Business Relationship Management to understand how solutions will affect the consumer of technologies/solutions.
Provide input into capital and operational IM budget planning
Identify, screen, and evaluate opportunities to address unmet needs
Perform in-depth quantitative analysis to identify key trends, issues, and opportunities utilizing current solutions to the greatest extent possible
Effectively engage cross-functional teams to provide feedback and vetting of new proposed new solutions -- BRM, Applications, Technical, Data, and Security.
With minimal guidance complete the RFP and ROI process for potential new products
Perform business analysis and prepare recommendations and business plans as needed
Create and analyze relevant information and develop recommendations for presenting to senior management
Actively anticipate gaps and overlaps within the financial and business portfolio
Participate with architecture and operations teams to ensure solution compatibility with both company standards and business needs.
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Health Care, Business or related field. Graduate work preferred.
Thorough understanding of either Healthcare Operations or Health Plans
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.