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Sr Business Analyst in Nashville at Parallon

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Senior Revenue Cycle Business Analyst

Parallon believes that organizations that continuously learn and improve will thrive. That’s why after more than a decade Parallon remains dedicated to helping hospitals and hospital systems operate knowledgeably, intelligently, effectively and efficiently in the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace, today and in the future. As one of the healthcare industry’s leading providers of business and operational services, Parallon is uniquely equipped to provide a broad spectrum of customized revenue cycle services.

Job Summary:
The Senior Revenue Cycle Business Analyst designs, develops and implements process improvement solutions for Parallon Revenue Cycle departments through the use of business analytics methodologies. The candidate, in collaboration with other members of the Revenue Cycle Strategic Business Services team, develops business cases, designs proof of concepts solutions and makes recommendations to improve revenue cycle processes including but not limited to denials and discrepancy management.  The Senior Revenue Cycle Business Analyst will work with the management and IT to incorporate findings into process improvement initiatives, workflow enhancements and training opportunities.


  • Strong understanding of Parallon revenue cycle operations, including business processes, tools, and technologies
  • Ability to identify Revenue Cycle process improvement opportunities and implements solutions to improve effectiveness and efficiencies of revenue cycle operations and decision making process
  • Communicates regularly with Shared Service Center and other field executives to ensure smooth data collection and reporting processes
  • Serves as the department’s Business Analytics liaison and builds strong relationships within department and with other staff outside of the department
  • Promotes efficiency and repeatability of reporting and analytical tasks, including documentation and automation as appropriate
  • Exhibits technical aptitude and advanced experience with data tools, such as SQL, Tableau, and Microstrategy Visual Insight
  • Work closely with Parallon IT development teams to propose and design IT business solutions
  • Develops proof of concept solutions for dashboards and process improvement solutions
  • Collaborate with Statisticians in building statistical models and performing statistical testing
  • Prepare reports, narratives, visualizations, and presentations for SSCs, Parallon Revenue Cycle leadership, and HCA Executives
  • Displays strong critical thinking skills with ability to identify patterns and trends
  • Analyses and aid development of predictive use cases for reduction and prevention of denials and discrepancies
  • Works closely with Parallon IT on statistical analysis, methods and techniques for reduction and prevention of denials and discrepancies
  • Works closely with Parallon IT on developing best-practices using scientific statistical methodologies to make businesses more agile
  • Aggregate and analyze disparate types of data and to recognize patterns and trends within data
  • Provides consultation on design of business processes, specifying the needed output, the required input and the methods of validation and quality control 

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree required.  Master’s Degree preferred.

  • 5 years of relevant experience. Strong healthcare background/experience preferred. 
  • Experience using Teradata (EDW SQL), Microstrategy, Tableau, Essbase, Concuity, and Parallon Web Tools.
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office.  
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and excellent computer skills with demonstrated spreadsheet and database expertise.  
  • Knowledge of Revenue Cycle business processes; excellent oral and written communication skills in individual and group setting; successful performance requires a high level of teamwork and collaboration across Parallon Business Performance Group and ability to work within a matrix leadership structure.