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Business Systems Analyst at Ascension

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Are you a strong Business Systems Analyst with healthcare experience? Apply now!
What You Will Do
Job Description
Ascension Technologies is hiring a Business Analyst to join the Relationship and Demand Management team.
Business Analysts at Ascension Technologies enable change by defining business needs and providing standard solution offerings that deliver value to identified stakeholders. They collaborate with relationship managers, clinical informaticists, enterprise architects, product owners, infrastructure teams and other areas as necessary to define and document demand requirements and facilitate the handoff to demand management and project execution.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team engaged in the reimagining of healthcare leveraging a digital-first, patient-centered approach across the care continuum.
What You Will Do
Responsibilities and Attributes:
  • Business Analysis:
    • Works with customers to clarify and plan for their current and future technology needs
    • Probes to the problem to be solved and works closely with partners inside and outside IT to assess technology requirements and identify potential technology solutions, always assessing existing technology investments as a first step
    • Understands cost components of healthcare projects and can compile and analyze total cost of ownership (TCO) for technology solutions
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Able to translate technical concepts for a variety of audiences
    • Facilitates the submission of technical assessments and technology-related contract requests
    • Conducts complex business process and data analysis, draws conclusions, synthesizes findings and makes actionable recommendations

Business and Technical Acumen:
  • Has knowledge of healthcare solutions and experience with healthcare solution definition
  • Follows standard process for demand intake, governance, analysis and solutioning
  • Applies business/clinical expertise to business/clinical problems to create high level application and end user system requirements
  • Makes sound decisions and takes initiative and accountability for the accuracy of information in the preparation and presentation of detailed proposals
  • Understands business needs, identifies inefficiencies in processes and proposes technology solutions for improvement
  • Works across multiple functional areas with a clear ability to understand operational and executive level needs
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with software tools to create, edit, and analyze complex documents, spreadsheets, and presentations

Results oriented:
    • Demonstrates solid IT critical thinking skills, drawing upon examples from past experiences
    • Must have the ability to juggle many moving parts and orchestrate forward progress across multiple teams
    • Arrives at decisions using analysis and problem-solving skills
    • Works collaboratively with a variety of colleagues and stakeholders
    • Self-starter who can work independently, think critically and take ownership of required deliverables
    • Is productive and efficient in planning and executing work; strives for excellence
    • Ability to produce high quality work products under pressure and within deadlines
    • Comfortable working with ambiguity and gray spaces

What You Will Need
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience required

Work Experience and Credentials:
  • 3 or more years of business analysis in a healthcare environment preferred
  • Business analysis certification a plus
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology a plus

Provide technical expertise in one or more information technology disciplines to support the organization's technical infrastructure.
  • Respond to user problems by listening, clarifying, and responding effectively.
  • Troubleshoot most application problems independently.
  • Possess and apply working knowledge of at least one technology environment to address and resolve problems.
  • Analyze a chain of events and apply technical knowledge following established procedures and/or detailed specifications.
  • Write fundamental documentation in a clear, concise manner and according to standards.
  • Share knowledge effectively within the work team.

What You Will Need
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Additional Preferences
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Ascension Technologies is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
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11801 Domain Boulevard, Austin, TX 78758

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What are Ascension Perks + Benefits

Ascension Benefits Overview

While the Ascension network expands across the United States, a common bond unites our caregivers at each ministry: the desire to provide compassionate, personalized care for all — especially those most in need. To ensure we are caring for the needs of our quality associates, we offer affordable, accessible care through our comprehensive benefits program. With many choices, you can select the plans that best meet your needs, providing security now and in the future

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Ascension

What is your vision for the company?

“I work with a bunch of creatives in the human-centered design field; we live in a constant state of curiosity and are always challenging assumptions. Our team focuses on uncovering the challenges that our patients and caregivers face and we ultimately hope to provide solutions to address any pain points"

Esha Bhargava

VP Experience Research, Clinical Products

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

“My goal is never to tell my teams how to do something. I want my teams to feel empowered to own their solutions in addition to the creative process it takes to get them there. When a team’s software exceeds the mark, I ensure they receive the recognition they deserve as part of their commitment to supporting our healthcare communities.

Michael Behm

Director of Software Engineering

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