Business Analyst

North Carolina, United States
15 May 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Occupational Summary

Analyze and evaluate various sources of clinical and financial data in support of clinical service lines to reduce costs, improve quality and further the goals and objectives of hospital administration.

Work Performed

Coordinate collection, interpretation and analyses of clinical and financial data to respond to proposals for new products, services and/or programs; identify and validate sources of data to include, but not limited to, medical records, financial data, competitor data, patient volumes, benchmark data from other institutions, utilization and T-1 data. Develop and produce reports that monitor and benchmark cost, utilization and other quality and performance indicators; develop and prepare financial feasibility studies for new initiatives generated by clinical programs. Assist project teams in the design and implementation of care paths, utilization reduction, cost containment and development of standards; identify new products and recommend pricing based on market conditions and cost analyses. Assist in the ongoing evaluation of products, programs and/or clinical initiatives; recommend modifications and corrective actions to existing practices as appropriate. Maintain liaison with Duke University Medical Center physicians, administrators, hospital departments, third party payors and clinical personnel to facilitate progress of clinical service line programs and objectives. Prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills required

Level Characteristics


Location Durham


Job Family Level E2

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics or a related business field


Work generally requires 1 year of experience

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications