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Henry Ford Health

Sr. Business Intelligence Developer | Full Time

Company: Henry Ford Health

Location: Detroit, MI, United States

Posted on: November 22

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Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement

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  • $72.8K - $92.2K a year is Indeed's estimated salary for this role in Detroit, MI.

Full Job Description

Under the direction of a Manager, Director or Lead/Experienced developer, implements a comprehensive program to extract data using a computer programming language or collect data, then analyze it and effectively report information from this data to a variety of customers in a user-friendly and actionable way. This position generates reports, develops tools and provides consultative support as needed. Our customers include physicians, physician groups, physician leaders, hospital leaders, the Board of Trustees, system leadership, transformation consulting, clinical/non-clinical services, Markets, Community, Service Lines, Revenue Cycle, Finance, external oversight/regulatory bodies, or any other user needing information. The Senior Business Intelligence Developer should be able to enhance the data driven culture within the Henry Ford health System, must be able to work in cross-collaboration to gather data, generate reports, develop automated tools, and provides actionable interpretation of information to all the customers. The candidate must be able to present information to customers at all levels, including but not limited to executives, physicians, clinical staff, peers, and external oversight/regulatory bodies. Independently develop comprehensive data assets, ad-hoc reports and implement new or improved reporting processes to support strategic goals, clinical efforts, and any business initiative. Must be able to work with least amount of direction, manage deadlines, maintain timeliness, delivery, and high quality of the products. Anticipate and quickly adapt to evolving needs of the customer. Consistently demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving skills while maintaining keen attention to detail. Candidate must be able to handle complex and ambiguous requests, maintain timeliness of delivery, data quality and manage changing deadlines.


  • Tells a story with data insights that are clear and discerning to help leaders make actionable decisions
  • Takes ownership of tasks, data assets, tools, and project goals to work towards overall success of the business initiatives
  • Works collaboratively with leaders and teams to understand how data solutions can make a positive impact
  • Consults, designs metrics, reports, and builds solutions as needed
  • Documents the process flows and ensures they are monitored for accuracy and quality, train others to create backup support
  • Provides end-user training on existing tools
  • Routinely participates in webinars and other educational resources to enhance understanding of current developments in healthcare environment
  • Generates suggestions for improving work efficiency and promoting quality, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Guides customers to the central intake process, triage and fulfill report requests as assigned by the leader
  • Serves as a liaison between Analytics and business leaders
  • Research, reviews, and analyzes the effectiveness and efficiency of existing report procedures and develops strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes
  • Creates complex scripts utilizing optimized query techniques on complex data tables
  • Standardizes use of analytics tools and semantic layers throughout the organization
  • Anticipates and works strategically to guide team-members based on advanced knowledge of healthcare trends and requirements
  • Independently understands driving factors for data needs and provide data elements in addition to specific request
  • Self-manage projects and timelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree with a Healthcare, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, Business, OR an Applied Science major.
  • Three to four (3-4) years of experience in a Healthcare OR Business setting.
  • Expert in the use of advance Excel, SQL, report building, tool development, requirements gathering and technical documentation.
  • Experience in the use and design of Relational Databases, Data Models, Data Visualizations, curated datasets, data cubes OR experience in Electronic Medical Record(EMR) report development, functionality of any EMR(Epic, Cerner, McKesson or other widely used EMRs).
  • Maintain code repositories on SCM system, familiar with merging, pushing, pulling, branching, staging and code commenting OR MS TFS.
  • Good understanding of fundamental Computer Programming concepts OR Electronic Medical Record systems.
  • Basic understanding of Statistical and Machine Learning concepts.
  • Basic understanding of dimensional models and Data Warehouse OR Electronic Medical Record system.
  • Experience in any Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, Cognos, Looker, Toad, Minitab, Power BI, Qlik, SSRS OR any other.
  • Develop multidimensional semantic layer and analytics query objects for end-users.
  • Proven customer service experience with strong active listening skills.
  • Able to present complex information to diverse audiences.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Make decisions with Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice in mind.

Additional Details

This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.


Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a

$6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

of the nations oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the regions

major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

remaining Michigans fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

(Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is

committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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