Swedish Medical Center Decision Support Analyst, Care Delivery Efficiency and Effectiveness in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Shared Services is looking for a Decision Support Analyst, Senior Care Delivery Efficiency and Effectiveness (Full Time, Day Shift) to work in Clinical Transformation at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Decision Support Analyst organizes and manages financial related projects associated with Institute Performance Management working with Swedish institute leaders, staff, managers, directors and physicians.This role will be integrated with the existing Institute Finance team, collaborating and learning with them to ensure a consistent approach to institute finance system-wide.

In this position you will:

  • Track and report on performance of the Swedish clinical institutes (e.g. Cancer, Neurosciences) using internally developed reporting tools

  • Collaborate with institute leaders and CDEE staff to identify and evaluate potential improvement opportunities in clinical efficiency, revenue capture, program structure, and institute strategy, playing a key role in helping the institute decide where to focus its improvement priorities

  • Support implementation and tracking of improvement projects with financial analysis as needed

  • Translate clinical and financial data analyses into persuasive business cases to be delivered to senior leaders

  • Educate clinicians on healthcare finance topics

  • Become the primary finance expert for a clinical institute, developing strong relationships with clinical and administrative leaders


Required qualifications for this position include:

Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in health administration, finance, accounting, or equivalent.

Licensures/Certifications :

There are no legal requirements

Experience and Skills :

  • 1 – 3 years of experience in financial analysis and reporting preferred

  • Working knowledge of healthcare organizations and metrics, financial accounting and database applications or willingness to learn these concepts quickly

  • Ability to solve problems independently, communicates effectively, quickly identify core needs, and provide information in a meaningful and concise format

  • Ability to critically analyze and interpret financial documents

  • Work experience in financial forecasting and budget management preferred

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including development of financial proforma

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Finance & Accounting

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 158414