Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$99,750 - $123,900 / Year
Greenwich Drive
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Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#129588 Decision Support Service Line Analyst - Hybrid

Filing Deadline: Thu 5/23/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/13/24 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/23/24. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at Greenwich Drive and remote.


Involves the provision of patient-level financial and clinical data and analysis to inform the medical center or health system's operational, financial and strategic decision making. Includes the development of a case-based operating budget for patient volume, detailed utilization projections and gross revenue. Assists in the service line profitability reporting, the cost accounting system, and the decision support system integration of clinical and financial data in a patient-centric repository. Provides for the measurement and benchmarking of business operations in relation to best business practices for the healthcare industry and internal business objectives.

Applies extensive knowledge of industry practices in health care decision support and advanced professional concepts to substantial projects, typically at high degrees of complexity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates on teams involved with business development planning and the implementation and integration of new programs or expansions. Contributes to feasibility studies, evaluations of ROI, and the creation of pro forma financial statements for new or potential programs or expansion of service lines.
  • Ensures reliability and integrity of methods, modeling processes, and output products at all levels of complexity. Monitors that appropriate data is properly balanced (financial, operational, clinical), analyzed, and loaded into the decision support system.
  • Provides analysis and investigations of performance, utilization, clinical programs, market trends, and financial analyses at all levels of complexity.
  • Participates and may lead project teams to utilize database tools and multiple data sources to synthesize, model, and validate data. Creates substantive reports for management and stakeholder decision making.
  • Provides financial and statistical information in the development of budgets. Works with management across the medical center to resolve or correct financial or procedural issues.

Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

  • Thorough understanding of decision support systems, with knowledge of business statistics, quantitative methods, relational databases, business development scorecards, data modeling, and performance and profitability analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of issues in clinical finance, planning, financial data management, and business development. Skills to effectively utilize the tools to produce meaningful findings and actionable intelligence.
  • Detail oriented, with strong ability to effectively manage time. Skills to effectively address complex, urgent issues as they arise.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively on complex projects in a team environment with interdepartmental personnel at a variety of professional and technical levels.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to interpret and convey complex technical and financial information in a clear, concise manner, and to make cogent presentations of analyses, reports, and investigation results.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and analytical ability, and strong knowledge of documentation and reporting, with the ability to run queries, complex studies, and forecasts.
  • Proven ability to work across departments, serving as a technical resource in decision support, and providing recommendations and advice on decision support processes, business and financial issues, and industry trends and advances.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training. Related experience: Decision Support and/or role including financial analysis, pro-forma and business plan development.

  • Experience and proven success in decision support systems, with knowledge of business statistics, quantitative methods, relational databases, business development scorecards and data.


  • Experience in an Academic Medical Center and Physician Group.

  • Understanding of professional and hospital financial reporting.

  • Experience and proven success in decision support systems (EPSi/ Strata /Syntellis, McKesson, other), with knowledge of business statistics, quantitative methods, relational databases (Access), business development scorecards and data (Excel/ Tableau/ Power BI).


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $82,500 - $151,500 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $39.51 - $72.56

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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