Senior Application Analyst

About The Unit: The University of Chicago is a private, non-denominational institution encompassing the undergraduate College, six professional schools (Business, Law, Divinity, Public Policy, Medicine and Social Service Administration), four graduate divisions (Biological Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences) and the University of Chicago Medical Center. The broader University enterprise includes Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and Yerkes Observatory. In the fiscal year that concluded June 30, 2009, the University of Chicago had a consolidated operating budget of $2.67 billion, an endowment valued at $5.09 billion, and net assets of $5.6 billion. The Biological Sciences Division (BSD) and the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) are managed by a single Dean/Executive Vice President and comprises the largest unit of the University, accounting for 60% of its annual budget. All physician, hospital, and clinic services are managed through the Medical Center, which is a $1.3 billion enterprise. The University of Chicago Practice Plan (UCPP), located in Burr Ridge, IL, is the central organization that supports the clinical activity of nearly 750 clinically active faculty practicing at the University of Chicago. These clinically active faculty collectively form the University of Chicago Physicians Group (UCPG). The University of Chicago Physicians' Group (UCPG) is a component of the physician practice plan for the University of Chicago. The UCPG department provides billing services for medical services provided by University physicians and manages the accounts receivable. The University of Chicago Practice Plan (UCPP) is the central organization that supports the clinical activity of nearly 850 clinically active faculty practicing at the University of Chicago. These clinically active faculty collectively form the University of Chicago Physicians Group (UCPG). The University of Chicago Physicians' Group (UCPG) is a component of the physician practice plan for the University of Chicago. The UCPG department provides billing services for medical services provided by University physicians and manages the accounts receivable collection and reporting processes for the Biological Sciences Division (BSD) departments. Each physician is a faculty member and is based in a specified department in the BSD.

Unit Job Summary: The primary focus of this position is to support the design, development and management of complex analytical solutions to support the operational and management needs of the University of Chicago Physicians Group. The analyst will collect and analyze internal and external data to generate knowledge and value for the organization. This will include business process design support at the strategic, tactical and organizational levels. The selected individual will also define and develop queries and data mining, perform data inputs, uploads and migrations ensuring consistency and accuracy of data and hierarchical structures where necessary. This position is also responsible for maintaining and managing data integrity, accuracy, availability, security and confidentiality and will ensure the reliable performance, maintenance and support of systems and processes. May also provide technical training to end users and assistance in terms of system usage as well as perform testing of various application features and record findings in a detailed manner. This position will frequently work under tight deadlines and manage multiple detail oriented tasks. This position requires an experienced IT professional with a minimum of 5 years direct experience with EPIC Resolute Billing.

Unit Education: Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business or a related field required.

Unit Experience: A minimum of 8 years professional experience, with at least 5 years of direct experience with EPIC Resolute Professional Billing (PB) supporting PB reporting, extracts, security, charge router and workqueue setup. A minimum of 5 years experience acting as a liaison between IT and the business units in resolving system problems, coordinating upgrades and enhancements.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience leading multiple projects and/or supporting initiatives concurrently. Experience analyzing, developing and enhancing operational workflows through the use of information technology. Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships and to interact positively and productively with teams across organizational lines. Experience leading large, complex projects from inception to completion with minimal supervision as well as the ability to assist less experienced team members in learning and applying these skills.