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Ascension Health Senior Analyst, Data Action in Missouri

We Are Hiring

Senior Analyst, Data Action - Office Operations - Full-Time, Days - Virtual - Remote

Why Join Ascension?

The Resource Group is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.

The Resource Group is a business transformation services organization that specializes in resource and supply chain management. Through its User-Directed Integrated Solutions, The Resource Group transforms the resource and supply function by delivering value through Operations and Logistics Optimization, Strategic Sourcing, and Change Management. Although it specializes in these areas, as its core, The Resource Group is rooted in the ideals of hospitality and believes that success is measured by the satisfaction of the customer. The Resource Group’s success has allowed it to expand and serve various healthcare systems looking to decrease non-payroll expenses and increase operational efficiencies. Today, The Resource Group serves over 2,600 locations including over 165 acute care hospitals across 21+ states and Washington D.C.

The Resource Group’s value is delivered through its people, and it is our people and culture that enables us to achieve success while working toward the common goal of lowering the cost of healthcare.

The Resource Group believes in:

1) Hiring talent from all industries and demographics to foster innovation and diversity of thought and experience

2) Investing in the people who deliver long-term success to our Participants

3) Transforming the way our associates develop so they can help transform the organizations we serve

4) Creating a culture of continuous learning to prosper in an ever-changing business environment

The Resource Group offers exciting opportunities for all levels of professionals at both our System Office in St. Louis and at our various Participant sites across the United States. The Resource Group views resource and supply management as a dynamic career with opportunities for growth and advancement within and across disciplines and teams. Positions are available across a number of strategic resource and supply management roles, allowing multiple entry points into The Resource Group.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

This role falls within The Resource Group's Strategic Sourcing Solution. The Strategic Sourcing Solution is a discipline-based model that uses collaboration to deliver savings and end-user satisfaction. Instead of contracting for resources and supplies end-users may or may not want to use, communities within The Resource Group's Strategic Sourcing Solution take a different approach and focus contracting for the supplies and services that meet the criteria determined by caregivers.

As a Senior Analyst, Data Action, you will design, develop, and implement end-to-end analysis production pipelines including machine learning (data exploration, training data generation, feature engineering, model building and performance evaluation) in conjunction with traditional business intelligence pipelines. Additionally, you will provide support to The Resource Group field teams ensuring sustained value at sites of care. This position is responsible for the maintenance and development of the databases required to support business intelligence analytics and dashboards.


  • Works with associates across Resource Group communities to gather requirements and attributes of an end deliverable and develops data architecture, analytic design, and functioning software

  • Uses expertise and experience to help teams develop education and strategies that best leverage the data and analytic libraries available

  • Work with Ascension Technologies to ensure alignment of data architecture, software solutions, and security tools where appropriate

  • Support corporate, regional, and local end-user reporting through support of applications used in eProcurement, Contracting, Savings and Admin Fees

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required

  • Bachelor's degree is highly preferred.

  • Master's degree is highly preferred.

Experience preferred:

  • 2-5 years applicable experience demonstrating increasing responsibilities

  • Healthcare experience, supply chain management and/or other similar data analyst experience where analytical and critical-thinking skills are considered to be transferable

  • Candidate should be comfortable using scripting language for data analysis like R or Python

  • The candidate will be experienced using SQL in order to gather data from relational database management systems

  • The candidate should be familiar using a business intelligence tool like Tableau

  • Experience using statistical techniques to assist in making business decisions is preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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