Business Analyst Intern

Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 3:17 PM)
Client Service/Support




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


We have an exciting summer internship opportunity within the Allscripts Client Delivery Analytics Business Unit.  This internship will be based in our Alpharetta office and last 10-12 weeks.


This role is part of the Allscripts Client Delivery Organization Performance & Metrics team, reporting to the Executive Director of Analytics and working under the direction of a Director. This role will work cross functionally to define operational metrics and make recommendations for integrated metrics to be used by the CDO senior management team to run the business.


Specific Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities

  • Work with assigned functional groups to understand the existing metrics used to manage the business. This will include:
    • Definition, Calculation, Source System, Owner, Estimated Effort
  • Research industry standards for functional group to identify improvements to existing metrics and targets for world class performance
  • Recommend a set of metrics to be reported at the CDO level including:
    • Definitions, Calculation, Source System, Owner, Estimated Effort
  • Identify any gaps in data sources and recommend solutions to solve for same
  • Determine how/where data compilations can be automated. Document and Model recommendations for implementation
  • Recommend ways to improve the efficiency of reporting metrics


Candidate Expectations

  • To gain a working knowledge of Operational reporting for performance
  • To gain an understanding of the use of Industry Performance & world class targets to drive business excellence
  • To gain a working knowledge of disparate data sources and data aggregation for reporting
  • To build analytical and problem solving skills related to data reporting, working efficiently, and using data to drive business excellence




Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • On track for a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related discipline
  • 3.0+ GPA preferred 



  • Solid communications skills – both written and verbal
  • Competent in MS Office Tools – specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Solid research skills using multiple sources to support recommendations
  • Ability to work at all levels of an organization
  • Critical Thinking and problem solver
  • Independent Worker
  • Ability to work with remote teams
  • Ability to meet a schedule
  • Produce high quality work product
  • Escalates issues appropriately and timely


Travel Requirements:

  • None 


Working Arrangements:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards


At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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