Swedish Medical Center Decision Support Analyst - Administration in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Shared Services is looking for a Decision Support Analyst (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Administration at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Decision Support Analyst will play a fundamental role in financial and strategic analysis and decision-making across the organization. This position will partner with medical and administrative leadership within multiple Service Lines (e.g. Cancer, Pediatrics, etc.) on a regular basis.

In this position you will:

  • Support the service lines with financial analysis on new physician hires, practice acquisitions, capital investment, practice improvement and other key strategic decisions

  • Translate clinical and financial data analyses into non-financial terms for operations management and serve as the finance liaison to key internal stakeholders

  • Develop the business case for large capital projects within service lines

  • Evaluate opportunities to improve financial performance at the corporate, regional and clinic level

  • Develop positive working relationships with service line and senior leaders

  • Become an expert with Providence’s myriad sources of clinical and financial data

  • Gain regular exposure to senior leadership at Swedish Medical Group, Swedish Medical Center, and Providence Health & Service


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, health administration, health information, nursing, statistics, accounting, quality management or similar discipline preferred

  • Highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication skills enabling you to define a problem, ask questions, lead a team to develop innovative solutions, and present your conclusions to varied stakeholders, including senior leadership

  • Strong technical foundation with Excel and ability to quickly learn clinical applications and budget development tools

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a clinical, health information or analysis position in a healthcare setting, acute care preferred

  • Working knowledge of healthcare organization and metrics, financial accounting and database applications

  • Ability to communicate effectively to determine information needs and to provide information in a meaningful and concise format.

  • Experience in defining problems, collecting data, and testing conclusions.

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: 172989