Analyst - Advisory Services - Performance Improvement

Who we are

Healthcare organizations are challenged to deliver higher quality care at a lower cost. Our award-winning team provides health IT staffing, advisory consulting, and managed services that result in a stronger business with better patient outcomes. Ranked as a best place to work by nine publications, Nordic’s culture provides our home office and consultants a supportive environment in healthcare that allows you to make a difference, be happy, and grow your career.

Your role

A Nordic Analyst - Advisory Services - Performance Improvement makes it about "we" by partnering with team members to implement advisory solutions and demonstrate the value of the solution throughout the client engagement. You'll think, act, and adapt with urgency by displaying creative and critical thinking in solving problems with a quickness to comprehend new analysis techniques.

If this sounds like what you're looking for, here’s what you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree required, with degree in business, healthcare administration, or industrial engineering preferred
  • Excellent financial, economic, analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills

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Full Job Description

Analyst - Advisory Services - Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement team is responsible for selling, creating, and delivering solutions and professional services to meet client needs. With mentorship from their direct supervisor, the analyst will work closely with healthcare providers (hospitals, clinics, and health systems) on financial and operational improvements. Through thoughtful and excellent communication, the analyst will both identify and present problem areas and provide appropriate solutions to clients.

Key Responsibilities

The Analyst – Advisory Services - Performance Improvement will have the following key responsibilities including, but not limited to:

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting and participating in engagement initiatives with supervisor oversight, such as:
    • Updating work plans, issue logs, status reports, and related initiative trackers
    • Reviewing and editing client documents and deliverables
    • Assisting in preparing for client meetings and providing support during meetings, including agendas, minutes, scribing, etc.
    • Participating and supporting detailed analyses to help identify specific opportunities for improvement as well as implementation recommendations
    • Supporting and coordinating client communications and scheduling activities
  • Displaying creativity and critical thinking in solving problems and quickness to comprehend new analysis techniques
  • Taking initiative and quickly building confidence in analytical, communication, and quality assurance skills for work products and client delivery
  • Assisting in completing detailed financial analysis, statistical reports, visualizations, process flow, and presentations for both internal team and client review
  • Partnering with Performance Improvement team members to implement advisory solutions and demonstrate the value of the solution throughout the client engagement
  • Utilizing Performance Improvement solution methodologies and best practices to complete project tasks
  • Collaborating with Nordic team members to deliver high quality and timely results to clients
  • Maintaining a positive, professional attitude and proactive approach

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a preference in business, healthcare administration, industrial engineering, or related field
  • Excellent financial, economic, analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel and/or Access
  • Knowledge in at least one of the following is preferred: SQL, PowerBI, Python
  • Must demonstrate and embody Nordic’s maxims
  • Flexible; able to quickly adapt to working with different employees, clients, and changing priorities
  • Exceptional organization skills with good attention to detail
  • Must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment

Compensation and Additional Details

  • Travel up to 80% of the time, including travel outside of regular work hours
  • Relocation to Madison, WI, is not required 
  • Salary will be based on skills and experience

  • Benefits package offered

 

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