Catholic Health Initiatives Planning Analyst in TACOMA, Washington

Planning Analyst


CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

This job is responsible for coordinating and providing professional support for CHI-Franciscan Health (CHI-FH) strategic and business development planning projects/studies/processes of a quantitative and qualitative nature through researching, organizing, analyzing, interpreting and presenting complex data from a wide variety of sources. Work is performed in support of planning and decision-making on significant business development opportunities and system initiatives relating to matters such as integration/access, growth/increased market share, competitive position and physician/patient satisfaction. An incumbent acts as an internal consultant to management in developing business plans, analyzing new business opportunities and accessing technology acquisition and/or replacement. Work involves the application of strong data mining/analysis skills to complete timely and in-depth analyses and prepare and present written and verbal reports on internal, environmental and strategic topics identified by senior management

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plans and conducts ongoing healthcare analyses relating to demographics, demand, competition, and growth opportunities in support of system-wide and region/service line-specific strategic planning and business development.

  • Participates in the development of bi-annual and other ad hoc business plans for assigned region/service line(s) and monitors results achieved and/or progress against identified benchmarks in order to assess the need for recommended changes to strategy or measures.

  • Participates or leads assigned special projects related to new planning developments, regulatory requirements and strategic planning initiatives that contribute toward the achievement of organizational goals and objectives:

  • Presents, interprets and explains analyses/recommendations to various audiences, including senior management, performance improvement teams, acquisition teams, physician leadership and others of similar consequence.


Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or healthcare administration, planning or other related discipline, and five years of related work experience that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite Job Knowledge/Skills.

  • Equivalent additional qualifying work experience may be substituted for up to two years of the education requirement.

  • Master’s degree in business or healthcare Administration or other related discipline may be substituted for two years of the work experience requirement.


  • AICP Planner certification is preferred.

Job Strategy/Business Development


Daily Schedule 8am to 4:30pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0129490