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Providence Health & Services Supply Chain Data Analyst in Renton, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Supply Chain Data Analyst to our location in Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Supply Chain Data Analyst to support the CSC scope of operations in managing system-wide contract related information, compliance, and financial analysis. In addition, this position supports data analytics for daily, monthly, and annual operating metrics and dashboards.

This includes supporting negotiations and monitoring compliance for system-wide contracts, the analysis of contract utilization and proposal data, and formulating recommendations. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to analyze and comprehend large amounts of data, create basic to complex reports, charts, and graphs from various sources of information and effectively facilitate discussions with decision-making bodies. The incumbent will leverage data mining tools and techniques to create and manage databases of data. This position will build reporting tools, including regular scheduled KPIs. This position will build and monitor a database of auto-generating reports. This position will use data analytics to decipher data trends and variances and create summary reports to leadership.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Design, prepare and deliver regular and ad hoc reports and analysis of key performance indicators. Require data mining, organizing and analysis.

  • Convert data into meaningful graphs and charts that provide insight into business operations and results.

  • Use data analytics to provide decision support to CSC leadership. Perform applied analytics.

  • Ensuring reports are accurate, relevant and delivered on time.

  • Ensure the accuracy, relevance and timeliness of all reports provided to OSCM management and clients.

  • Ensure the data integrity of the reporting system and all reports and analytics.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs by using analytics to compare results with original proposals.

  • Ensure the most effective method of delivery and presentation is used for communicating reports, graphs and charts.

  • Streamlins the implementation process of report updates, fixes and enhancements.

  • Develop and maintain clear, complete, concise and transferable documentation for support of reports.

  • Communicate and document issues effectively including business impact and possible resolutions.

  • Escalate issues proactively, using sound judgment to determine the need for escalation.

  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve business results and/or to alert business units of trends or anomalies. Maintain confidentiality of all patient demographic, medical, and financial information.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information as appropriate.

  • Analyze data related to system-wide proposals and contracts. Review contract compliance and performance.

  • Work with the functional leaders in the preparation and presentation of recommendations to department staff, regarding utilization trends, contract proposals and renewals, and opportunities for further program development.

  • Compile information, prepare and distribute reports, including regular activity reports, contract proposal and utilization analyses, periodic summary reports, and special reports, as assigned.

  • Design, analyze and share results of information surveys and contract proposals as assigned. Evaluate results, prepare and present cost analyses, and make recommendations.

  • Manage on-going and automated reports.

  • Strong Applications aptitude with ability to: Design reports, graphs, and tables in Excel. Build presentations in PowerPoint. Manage data in Access. Pull data using SQL. Link reports and data through SharePoint.

  • Use and support Marketplace@Novation (or other applicable E-commerce purchasing and reporting tools). Maintain working knowledge of ProvConnect (PHS Enterprise Resource Planning software), ECRI and Hyperion. Distribute information from these sources as needed.

  • Pull, transfer, arrange and utilize data from several sources including, but not limited to, SCE, Intek, Lawson Materials Management database and item master and vendor information.

  • Assess current database management capabilities and needs, and make recommendations regarding existing and potential new applications.

  • Interact with professional associations, vendors, suppliers, other facilities, and Providence Health System staff. These contacts are required to plan and oversee quality assurance, supplier and service contracts and overall efficacy of system-wide contracts.

  • Support and incorporate the Providence Mission and Core Values into daily activities.

  • Position may be asked to gather sample data from real time observations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Business Administration or equivalent educ/experience

  • 2 years Analytics and reporting, or related work experience, preferably in a materials management, operations or group purchasing environment, which has demonstrated strong analytical and organizational skills, or the equivalent. Responsible for planning efficient and accurate procedures, schedules, and systems to accomplish information and data base information management functions in support of the activities and programs of the department.

  • A track record in quickly acquiring a good understanding of the organization, its business imperatives and reporting needs.

  • A track record in organizing and planning with a proven ability to effectively manage time, multi-task, and achieve results in a fast paced environment with competing business priorities.

  • Demonstrated customer focus with a track record in building and maintaining regular communication and feedback channels.

About the department you will serve.

Supply Chain Management supports the transformation of quality and affordable care by delivering excellence through a system wide, integrated supply chain that provides strategic leadership and services to customers and caregivers. This team is proud to be the service that fills the caring hands that heal patients.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Analytics/Business Intelligence

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 320851