Salary commensurate with education and experience.
UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The team at UW Medicine Pathology is committed to providing timely and accurate diagnosis of biopsies and other material by highly qualified faculty, skilled technicians and dedicated staff members. Our expert consultation services feature proven diagnostic protocols, innovative technology and exemplary customer service. UW Medicine Pathology provides clinical services in all areas of pathology, providing diagnostic procedures and analysis for more than 80,000 cases a year. We provide comprehensive diagnostic and personalized consultative services to physicians, community hospitals, independent laboratories and other health-care organizations, by combining sophisticated testing and informatics capabilities of fully accredited laboratories with the resources of an academic and teaching institution in its delivery of pathology services. Our operations are based at the UW School of Medicine, UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Pathology faculty members also serve at Seattle Children's, VA Puget Sound Health System and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. These collaborative efforts have generated innovative studies in the basic mechanisms of disease applied to diagnostic pathology - the foundation of our cutting edge research discoveries, and of our training programs for graduate students, residents and fellows. UW Medicine Pathology is one of the top ranked research departments in the country.
Our Anatomic Pathology Department has an outstanding opportunity for a Full Time PROGRAM FINANCIAL ANALYST. The person in this role performs professional level analysis of financial data, budget information and business processes for Pathology. The incumbent is the primary financial advisor to the Pathology Administrative Director and department's Medical Leaders at the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.
Duties to include:
Develop, Monitor & Analyze Budgets, Pricing and new equipment, testing or business: Develop budgets for Hospital Pathology and Reference lab in coordination with the Pathology Leadership Team and other key finance staff. Calculate all projected salaries, equipment, personnel FTE's, indirect costs, and special or exceptional costs. Prepare proposed budget and expense justifications and predicted workload growth. This requires excellent communication and intensive interaction with all aspects of the Pathology Laboratory and the Reference Lab, other departments and outside clients.
Auditing: Prepare financial status reports monthly or bimonthly as required to identify expenditures, encumbrances, fund balances, to forecast needs and identify potential problems. Compare internal reports to reports received from hospital finance. Research and determine action for discrepancies found. Develop strategies for long range plans. Participate in the development of electronic data support systems to assist in real-time analysis, review and auditing.
Invoice payment & receiving: Receive, verify and ready for approval for payment all invoices received in Pathology. Responsible for billing other departments that we perform work for. Oversee special projects to assure fiscal need and status.
Patient Billing: Receive calls about pricing questions from clinics and doctor's offices where we must have a quick response back with procedure costs. Developing and maintaining a spreadsheet of most common prices and working with hospital charge master to keep up to date on those prices and price lists. Answering general questions on billing invoices when needed and working with hospital groups to answer the more complicated ones.
Competitive candidates will be a Certified Public Accountant and have fiscal auditing and budgeting experience.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance or related field AND 4-5 years of budget development and auditing experience OR equivalent education/experience; ability to work with multiple reporting lines for accountability; ability to work independently, and as part of a team; flexible and self-motivated; demonstrated proficiency using PCs, MS Office Suite including Word, Excel and Access; ability to work under the pressure of deadlines in a fast-paced environment; excellent verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of confidentiality regulations under HIPAA; or equivalent education and experience.
Experience in use of University of Washington financial systems, CPA, fiscal auditing and budgeting experience.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.