Manager of Planning Research
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 3/10/2017

Job Description

Job:  Other Non-Clinical Professional

Organization:  Adventist Health System Corporate Office

Shift:  Adventist Health System - Courtland

Job Posting:  Full-time

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Planning Research Manager position that will be based in our Strategic Planning and Research department. This position is based in Altamonte Springs, FL.

This position has the opportunity to be responsible for providing analytics, reporting, and data integrity in support of the Planning and Research department.  The Manager provides analytic tasks, creates effective strategies to collect data, analyze information, conduct research, and implement analytic solutions.   The role will retrieve and interpret data from both internal and external healthcare databases.  This individual must be a skilled communicator and have the ability to interact, manage, and instruct research analysts in the department.  

Specific job duties include:
  • Performs market analyses for Adventist Health System through the use of market and state databases, to include market schedules for annual budget process as well as ad hoc market analysis and reporting
  • Extracts, verifies, complies, analyzes, and formats data from other healthcare industry databases and other sources for planning, decision making, evaluation and accountability purposes.  Creates forecasting models for market share, volumes, key business trends, etc.
  • Supports Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Research in the due diligence process related to potential acquisitions or divestitures
  • Develop analytical approaches to answer business questions
  • Provide end user reports with quality information and caveats, including actionable information
  • Assists in the due diligence and valuation processes for acquisitions, mergers or divestitures
  • Performs planning research and analysis for corporate or facility planning initiatives
  • Performs reconciliations and quality assurance of Finance data through the use of analytical and audit procedures to ensure system data integrity
  • Maintains the internal HPM and external databases (i.e. Truven, AHCA, etc.).  Acquires and retrieves data as necessary, provides for timely updates and assists in design and ease of use of the data for the end user
  • Write and prepare narrative and statistical reports of research findings and program updates including indicator reports; prepare charts, graphs, and tables of research findings using spreadsheet / presentation software
  • Provide support and coaching on research and analytical techniques to others in the organization
  • Trains research analysts.  Provides direction to research analysts on a regular basis; including but not limited to new request interpretation; data-issue reconciliation.  Assists research analyst in prioritizing workloads.  Reviews research analyst output prior to it leaving the department
  • Assembles data for and in conjunction with yearly corporate strategic planning process
  • Monitors service line volumes and goals and maintain and continues to develop service line definitions 

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree
Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on Marketing Analysis and Database Management
  • Demonstrated supervisor experience and ability to manage a team

If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.