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Strategic Planning Analyst

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  59481



Develops analyses to support strategic actions and makes recommendations that inform business decision-making. Provides ongoing marketplace and consumer insights to leaders and key stakeholders.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Health, or Healthcare Administration
  • No professional certifications required
  • 1 year of experience in data analysis and reporting
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Health, or Healthcare Administration
  • Understanding of emerging healthcare issues, health system models, and trends
  • Strong data visualization and database analytics skills
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate activities and work autonomously, yet collaborative and resourceful
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Must be able to function in dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules, priorities, and project scope
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  1. Performs qualitative and quantitative data analyses and research, using multiple sources and large volumes of data, often starting from scratch.
  2. Analyzes competitor and industry data, and reports trends.
  3. Performs internal and external exploratory data analyses and environment assessments.
  4. Gathers information and submits external data for system surveys.
  5. Presents findings of data analyses to technical and non-technical audiences.
  6. Translates results into easily understood presentation materials.
  7. Utilizes Qlikview or similar tool to enable stakeholders to make informed decisions.
  8. Supports Consultants, Strategy and Financial Planning.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

Have questions about the recruitment process?  Check out What to Expect.

Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Professional - Strategy

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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