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Planning Analyst, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Post Date: 1/23/2014
Job ID #: 7279 Entity: Parent
Employment Type: Full - Time Department: Planning - PA
Location: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia Shift: day
Weekends Required? No Biweekly Hours: 80
Rotation Required? No Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
On-Call Required? No Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Einstein Healthcare Network is a private, not for profit organization with several major facilities and many outpatient centers. Our primary mission is to provide compassionate, high quality healthcare to the greater Philadelphia region.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with strategic and business planning, market research, and service line and corporate business development
  • Utilizing various planning tools to analyze and develop appropriate demographic and statistical indicators for evaluating services, providers, health systems and markets
  • Working closely with the Strategy Implementation Office (SIO) leadership
  • The position supports the development and implementation of strategic initiatives by assisting with the creation of comprehensive project plans for key organizational initiatives
  • Document, track and report on initiative progress
  • Conduct research, collect/analyze data, and prepare reports to support system wide decision making, the preparation of strategic plans and related documents and studies responsive to EHN mission
  • Support the Strategy Implementation Office (SIO) leadership in assisting project leads to document the scope, goals and objectives of a specific initiative including milestones
  • Assist the SIO leadership and project leads to develop comprehensive project plans, including action steps, resources, accountabilities, interdependencies, stakeholder analyses and identification of key performance indicators
  • Assist the SIO leadership with the preparation of progress reports to outline implementation status, key issues and barriers that impact progress of initiatives
  • Provide support toward the development of strategic goals/objectives and operational issues relating to business development
  • Conduct market assessments and competitive analysis to identify, analyze and monitor trends that affect profitability and productivity
  • Monitor and collect information on competitor activity
  • Collect and report implementation and outcome metrics for approved business plans
  • Assist in the preparation and evaluation of financial statements and related strategic documents for proposed projects and ventures
  • Develop a strong understanding of existing data resources and utilize demographic and market sizing tools to access, extract and execute on data

If you possess the following qualifications, please apply immediately:

  • Bachelors degree in business, health care administration or related field required
  • One to two years experience in strategic planning, marketing, financial analysis or related area required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously and navigating the structure of a large organization
  • Experience utilizing software programs to collect maintain, manipulate and present data
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to develop analyses and effectively use and interpret data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Familiarity with relational databases, ICD-9-CM diagnosis /procedure coding, and the DRG payment system preferred
  • Multidisciplinary project coordination experience preferred
  • Team player with positive attitude

Reshma Patel