Director, Research and Analytics-Planning
Catholic Health (Buffalo) - Chicago, IL

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Job is located in Buffalo, NY.

Director, Research and Analytics – Planning (CH) :

Under the general supervision of the VP, Planning and Business Development, the Director, Research and Analytics will:
  • Develop the necessary systems and staff necessary to maintain a research and analytics program supporting System strategic & business planning activity
  • Develop and maintain communication/reporting systems that pro-actively update System leadership with environmental assessments, best practice business models and other information relevant to the strategic issues faced by providers operating under a population health model
  • Organize and lead the analysis contributing to the identification of community/population health concerns and needs that will drive System health care delivery decision making

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Planning & Business Development


Sr. Planning Analyst

Planning Analysts


Educational Requirements:
  • Masters Degree required with preference given to health related concentrations including, but not limited to health analytics, epidemiology, or general health care administration.

Experience Requirements:
  • Five (5) years hospital, health system or health insurance industry (i.e. payor) planning and research experience required with a minimum of two (2) years in a management capacity
  • Broad knowledge of health care delivery systems, clinical integration concepts and programs
  • Advanced level experience with database and statistical tools routinely used for research and analysis.
  • Experience or working knowledge of strategic planning and business planning processes.
  • Experience working with data warehouse systems such as Micro Strategy preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Ability:
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office computer skills with focus on Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Effective business writing and verbal communication skills
  • Experience presenting at all organizational levels and in large group settings.
  • Experience working in large, complex organizational structures
  • Understanding of confidential nature of planning activities and ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, people and projects
  • Ability to use self-initiative in completing required work load and work with little or no supervision
  • Understanding in the basic concepts of statistics and numerical comparisons.
  • Knowledge of NYS data such as MedStat, NYAHSA systems/ databases preferred