Vidant Health offers comprehensive Information Technology (IT) services and infrastructure to support and enable all aspects of organizational operations. Our IT division consists of a state-of-the-art data center located in Greenville, NC. The data center services all information technology needs of Vidant Health facilities. All Vidant Health owned or leased hospitals are on a common IT platform, including our electronic health record (EHR) that uses Epic's suite of applications. Vidant Health has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 recognition and is also approaching Stage 7 for HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) recognition.
POSITION SUMMARY This position is part of the Enterprise Analytics & Reporting team which supports development of enterprise Business Intelligence applications across Vidant Health. The Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst will work closely with clinical, business and IT teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions. They will partner with the business in a consulting role to help transform business analytical needs into actionable enterprise BI applications. This includes the design, and implementation of dashboards, reports and other various BI applications.
The BI Analyst-II will be responsible for participating in the strategic design and maintenance of business intelligence applications, identify, research, and resolve technical problems. The BI Analyst-II will develop and implement BI solutions that will enable the business to use data as an analytical tool, display the information in new forms for the purpose of analysis, exploration and reporting. This position requires exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Key to this role is advancing the Vidant Health BI maturity path by providing the necessary consultation, education, and capabilities in order to meet our corporate and strategic goals.
RESPONSIBILITIES Independently develops reports, dashboards and visualizations.
Identifies and provides input to new technology opportunities that will have an impact on the enterprise-wide BI system. Provides input to the development of information quality metrics.
Participates in the development and execution of BI education series to customers and IT.
Creates the solution requirements, design requirements and testing documentation necessary for implementing technology solutions that meet customer needs, expected delivery dates, and exceptional quality standards.
Develops Business Process artifacts (process flow, work state diagrams, etc.) as they pertain to enterprise level processes spanning multiple functional areas.
Provides input into test cases, clearly communicate testing methodologies to ensure application quality.
Mentors colleagues with less experience on both the technical and business aspects of project and consultative work. Determines how decision support systems will provide information required to make effective business decisions, translates requirements into applications that employ appropriate decision support and reporting tools. Uses broad experience and technical knowledge to propose solutions to complex business problems. Takes the lead in driving the implementation of the recommended solutions.
Identifies and communicates risks and issues that may require changes to plans or scope. Organizes and synthesizes large amounts of information provided by stakeholders.
Effectively manages changes and conflicts during requirement gathering process.
Documents and reviews implemented process improvements and control documentation for traceability and future reuse. Facilitates the planning, design, and testing of system configurations.
Maps current and future requirements into sufficiently detailed descriptions for development. Understands application and clinical workflows.
Determines appropriate sources for internal and external data from transaction and data warehouse systems. Performs quality and profiling checks on data so BI solutions are of high quality.
Three to four years related experience
Healthcare work experience
3+ years of experience in Business Intelligence & Data Visualization
2+ years of experience in SAP BusinessObjects or equivalent enterprise BI stack (Webi, Crystal Reports, Explorer, Lumira, IDT)
Proficient in BusinessObjects Universe design
At least two of the Epic Reporting tools (Reporting Workbench, Radar Dashboards, Slicer Dicer, Epic-BI Integration) Experience in building Enterprise BI applications with creative Data Visualizations
3+ years of experience querying large relational databases using SQL Knowledge of Data Warehouse concepts & Dimensional modeling
Proficient with Microsoft Excel to develop pivot tables, linking to external datasets & automating with VBA Experience working in team-oriented, collaborative, agile environment
Understanding of HIPAA data Privacy and Security requirements
Certification in at least two Epic applications or data models obtained within 1 year of employment.
Internal Number: 933549
About Vidant Health
Vidant Health, located in eastern North Carolina, is a comprehensive health system that is made up of 8 hospitals that serve 1.4 million people in 29 counties. Vidant Health includes Vidant Medical Center, community hospitals, physician practices and partners that collaborate with Vidant Health to enhance the quality of life of our patients.
Vidant provides paid time off and a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to medical, dental, life and disability insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. Benefits begin the first day of employment.
We are located in Greenville, NC which is located in the heart of North Carolina’s coastal plain, just a short drive from the famous Outer Banks beaches, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the attractions in the Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill). Greenville is home to East Carolina University, an integral part of North Carolina’s excellent university system. Greenville offers the best of urban amenities and a friendly environment.