Strategy Analyst

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-607952
    • Job Location: Glenview , IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 09, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: February 7, 2018
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Job Description:

The Strategy Analyst plays a critical role in developing and executing JourneyCare’s strategy by analyzing complex healthcare data and developing actionable insights to inform the agency’s strategic direction. The individual in this role will also help define, collect and analyze performance data on new programs and payment models and research/monitor issues and trends in the healthcare industry. This individual also plays an active role in the strategic planning process.

This position will report to the Vice President of Strategy and the position will be located out of our corporate Glenview, Illinois office with travel associated to our other office in Barrington and Chicago on an as needed basis.

  • Analyze, model and assess benefits and risks of strategic opportunities considering multiple stakeholder perspectives including JourneyCare, payors, providers and patients
  • Analyze population health, medical record and health claims data and translate into actionable insights to inform strategic decision making
  • Develop business cases on potential strategy options, initiatives and strategic alliances
  • Research and assess new/innovative healthcare programs
  • Monitor and/or research key trends and issues in the healthcare industry and assess impact on JourneyCare
  • Prepare reports and presentations, framing key issues and summarizing results of research and analysis
  • Work with Finance to develop standard approach and template to model strategy options
  • Work with Business Intelligence Team to develop standard data sets and performance dashboards to evaluate outcomes from strategic alliances and new programs
  • Assists VP President in facilitating and managing the strategic planning process
  • Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization
  • Understands that he/she may be exposed to Protected Health Information (PHI), and ensures that he/she treats PHI according to human resources’ policies and procedures

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration, Business, Economics or related field
  • 5 years’ experience in a strategic planning, population health or healthcare decision support analyst role
  • Experience in healthcare, particularly hospice and/or medical group practices, helpful
  • Advance analytical skills with ability to summarize/synthesize large amounts of data into meaningful insights
  • Strong critical thinking skills and high-level of intellectual curiosity
  • An eye for detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, uncertainty and changing work priorities
  • Strength in using Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with others across the agency at all levels, including the ability to explain complex concepts
  • Ability to balance multiple projects at the same time - detail-minded, well-organized, and a self-starter

JourneyCare is the combined organization of Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care, JourneyCare, and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The three organizations came together in 2015 to provide greater services to more patients and families across 10 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois. We offer more than 100 years of combined expertise, providing palliative, supportive and end-of-life care and helping people facing serious illness live life to the fullest, with dignity and without pain, on their own terms.

JourneyCare is growing and seeking world-class, compassionate professionals who are highly skilled, possess superior interpersonal skills and make a commitment to our culture of excellence. Join our team of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains and C.N.A.’s , along with more than 1,300 volunteers, who continue to be a trusted resource for care and support in the communities we serve.

Our services include:

  • Adult hospice and palliative care
  • Pediatric hospice and palliative care
  • Five Hospice CareCenters, located in Arlington Heights, Barrington, Chicago, Glenview and Woodstock, for those who require short term, around-the-clock medical oversight
  • Integrative therapies that include pet therapy, music therapy and music-thanatology, aromatherapy, art, massage and compassionate touch
  • A comprehensive grief support program
  • Jewish Care Services
  • We Honor Veterans Program
  • A broad range of volunteer opportunities

Your Life . . .

Working for JourneyCare is more than a career choice. Many of our employees will tell you it’s a calling that changed their lives.

JourneyCare has cared for generations of patients and families facing serious and life-limiting illnesses, providing comfort, peace and well-being.

We are committed to be the employer of choice by offering:

  • Competitive compensation
  • A comprehensive benefit package
  • Continuing education and generous tuition reimbursement
  • A supportive, collaborative and fun work environment

Your Path . . .

Our Care Teams are committed to making each day the best it can be for our patients and families while enriching the lives of those we serve.

Join our Journey!

For more information apply online at and explore career opportunities with us.