Trinity Health - Decision Support Financial Analyst

Location: Newtown Square, PA

To Apply:

The Decision Support Analysts will report to and support the Services Coordinator in fulfilling all Decision Support activities for their assigned RHMs. Decision Support activities include supporting the operation and maintenance of the Decision Support System on an on-going basis, work closely with the RHMs to ensure data loaded per the established schedule and is carefully validated and errors resolved, quarterly P/Ls are run and verified, and maintain open lines of communication.

Operate and maintain Decision Support System on an on-going basis

  • Participate in the implementation/installation of new McKesson Decision Support System (DSS) – as directed by senior personnel. Maintain current Systems at level deemed appropriate by senior financial management.
  • Operate and maintain DSS as outlined in the weekly and month end integration and audit schedule. Be flexible to on-going changes and revisions (as use of the system expands). Suggest improvements to increase efficiency in the data preparation and review process (e.g., be wary of duplication of effort among the Hospitals/Analysts).
  • Strive to be an “expert” user of the DSS in order to become an effective and efficient source of support for the end-users throughout CHE.
  • Maintain/on-going review cost accounting processes within the DSS. Follow established audit and review procedures to ensure the accuracy/integrity of all cost and reimbursement data within the system. Check integrated data to original sources where possible.
  • Perform all necessary daily/monthly/quarterly DSS maintenance and processing, and reconcile the data to feeder systems (e.g., General Ledger). Review the reconciliation schedules (as completed by other Analysts) and randomly test data as instructed and as necessary in order to assure accuracy. Store all audits per established departmental procedure.
  • Monitor the collection of statistics so that they are received in a timely fashion, update statistics within the DSS on a monthly/quarterly basis, and ensure the accuracy of all statistics through an in-depth review procedure.
  • Provide Services Coordinator the required timely P/L reports and be prepared to defend.
  • Assist in the completion of written narrative of findings – as directed by senior personnel.
  • Monitor standards/relative value units, review schedule informing the Services Coordinator of Departments to be updated.
  • Demonstrate high level of technical and troubleshooting expertise.

Maintain Cost Allocation Process

  • Complete cost allocation as directed by Services Coordinator.
  • Complete all supporting schedules in required time frame, verifying data to other sources.
  • Compare DSS cost data to feeder systems. Investigate all variances. Maintain trend of revenue and expenses and review for reasonableness.
  • Review all audit reports for accuracy. Alert management to all issues.

Participate in special projects as instructed by senior personnel

  • Work with the PMOD team as it pertains to the underpayment/overpayment analyses for associated RHMs.
  • Assist in the financial feasibility analyses (of proposed/new programs, pro formas, etc.)
  • Others – as requested.

Strive to improve all work-related skills, adhere to all department and corporate policies and act in a professional and courteous manner when representing the Department (internally or externally).

  • Strive to perfect all team skills (mutual cooperative effort) such as flexibility, forgiveness/acceptance, creativity and support (of other team members) – always remembering the definition of team.
  • Provide support to other analysts.
  • Develop all work skills including all PC spreadsheet, database and word processing skills (e.g., Excel, Access), communication/writing, problem solving, team orientation, etc., skills, especially analytical ability – raising appropriate questions and highlighting significant findings.
  • Continuously improve HPM/HBI ad-hoc report writing skills, review all data to ensure accuracy, understand the use and importance of information collected.
  • Develops close relationships with internal and external clients to foster a positive working environment. Resolves conflict with composure and professionalism.
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy. Review data often for consistency and reasonableness. Check data to other sources when possible.
  • Ability to function independently with minimal oversight and direction. Display high level of accountability.
  • Attend seminars/workshops (internal and external), familiarize oneself with new technologies, read appropriate publications, etc.
  • Be at work as scheduled and comply with all other Department/Corporate policies pertaining to sickness, vacation, etc.

Demonstrate knowledge and compliance with hospital safety and infection control policies.

  • Attend mandatory in-service programs as directed by department.
  • Complete PPD test in compliance with hospital infection control policy.
  • Identify safety problems encountered during the course of work that may result in the prevention of employee accident/injury.

Demonstrates commitment by promoting and adhering to the CHE System Office Code of Conduct, which includes the objectives of CHE’s compliance program, policies and procedures and ethical business practices.

Education, Certifications or Licenses:

  • Associates degree and 2-3 years of Healthcare/Finance related experience and BS/BA candidate or BS/BA degree in Accounting or other Business related field.


  • Personal computing skills / knowledge.
  • Confidentiality
  • Analytical ability
  • Attention to detail

Language skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Posted On: 9/16/19