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. UW Medicine Finance & Performance Analytics has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Financial Analyst. This individual will perform analysis to support the financial decision making of the organization as well as to assist in the management/reduction of operating costs of UW Medicine through reporting and analysis to ensure the long-term financial performance of the organization. Examples include: Heart Institute, Digestive Health, and Vascular Services.Project based financial analyses based on programmatic requirements. To include: profit & loss reporting, break-even analyses, business planning, performance improvement. Ancillary analytics related to market data and external data sources also featured to support strategic planning, forecasting related to service line plans, capacity analysis and long-range financial plans. Development and use of Data Visualization tools to support dashboard and/or analytic products.Development of data resources to advance professional billing data that supports key initiatives within UWM Finance team related to costing analysis, population health analytics and physician attribution / analysis.Documentation of tools / reporting developed and cross-training of others on Finance team.REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field AND at least three to four years (3-4 years) of progressively responsible experience in financial analysis.Ability to prepare complex financial analysis and interpretations with high degree of accuracy.Proven analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.Ability to utilize numerous computer applications—spreadsheets, databases, report writers (e.g., PowerPoint, Access, Excel, COGNOS, BOE, HPM, HBI, etc.)Prior experience in healthcare operations, healthcare finance, healthcare accounting, or healthcare consultancy required (any combination thereof).Prior experience with healthcare industry topics from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), regulatory guidelines, health care business legal knowledge with key terms and concepts.An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.DESIRED:Master's degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, or Finance preferred but not required.Prior training or course material with coding ICD10 or CPT, APC relative to the healthcare industry.Prior experience with Epic / Clarity.Prior experience with payor contracting, regulatory affairs, market, geographical spatial orientation, Lean and process improvement experienced desired but not required.
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 undergraduate 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.