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Decision Support Financial Analyst

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

2532 BI-Analytics

Supervisory Organization




Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


HOURS: Full Time (1.0 FTE) Monday- Friday 8:30-5:00; no weekends/holidays.

POSITION SUMMARY: Financial Decision Support (FDS) is the primary strategic financial analysis resource for Lancaster General Health.  FDS serves as an internal consultant and information provider on a wide range of strategic, programmatic and operational projects including hospital, service line and department performance as well as proforma development, ROI and breakeven analyses.

FDS Analysts work as an integrated, cross-trained team delivering support across all entities and service lines based on organizational priorities.  Summary responsibilities include:

  • Working with stakeholders to gather analysis requirements and develop work plans to address them.
  • Performing analysis and identifying, synthesizing and framing key insights.
  • Preparing and delivering analyses to key stakeholders and leaders.
  • Building consensus around key actions arising from analysis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Executes structured, insightful and data-driven strategic and financial analyses with moderate to minimal input.
  • Translates the business need into data questions, builds reports/queries, and validates data as part of the analysis process.
  • Identifies key takeaways from analyses and communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, with various levels of the organization.
  • Determines appropriate scale for analyses to meet required timelines and/or the decision to be made.
  • Manages multiple project assignments simultaneously.
  • Develops an understanding of business processes and how to connect them with data.
  • Researches major initiatives impacting healthcare delivery and finances (governmental, payer, technology changes) and modifies modeling techniques to incorporate upcoming changes.
  • Maintains knowledge of regulatory, payer and social issues impacting healthcare delivery and finances.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Ensures the accuracy of data by collaborating with various internal departments and external organizations to identify, communicate and develop solutions around data integrity issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Four years of relevant experience in data mining of large datasets and the subsequent development of financial and/or clinical analyses. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel and computer literacy and aptitude for word processing.


  • Six years of relevant experience in data mining of large datasets and the subsequent development of financial and/or clinical analyses, ideally in the healthcare setting. 
  • Experience in business and/or strategic planning including the development of ROIs, proformas, breakeven analyses and other financial modeling.
  • Understanding of clinical care delivery, provider financials and major industry trends impacting health care.
  • Advanced skillsets in the utilization of Microsoft Excel/PowerPivot and SQL.



PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


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