Senior Decision Support Analyst - FAST (Health Plan)

Position: Senior Decision Support Analyst - FAST (Health Plan)

Job ID: 153067

Location: US-TX-Bellaire

Department: Finc. Analytics Strategy Team

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Decision Support Analyst — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this role, you'll assist the CFO and director in developing and maintaining financial projections. This role will oversee the organization's performance and conducts financial and statistical analysis of Health Plan activities for presentation to all levels of authority, ranging from the managers to the Board of Directors.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Performs predictive analytics using machine learning, big data analysis, statistics, scientific approaches and research in order to manage medical expense within the capitated dollars received from the state and promote high quality delivery of services
  • Coordinates the annual operating and capital budget process according to timelines and prepares the budget presentation for Board approval
  • Leads, oversees and performs projects and analysis related to financial and strategic analysis and planning
  • Oversees the development and administration of provider alternative payment models and value-based contracting and reimbursement, as well as employee incentive plans
  • Oversees the technical accuracy, data integrity, and reviews reconciliation of other staff members
  • Prepares and analyzes financial reports in support of operations and strategic initiatives
  • Periodically reviews and analyzes performance of provider contacts and product line performance
  • Performs special projects and analysis related to strategic and financial planning, dependent on the changing needs of the company


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting required
  • Master’s degree in health administration or business administration preferred
  • 4 years’ experience in accounting or finance required
  • Indirect/technical supervisory experience preferred
  • Insurance or healthcare industry experience preferred

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