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UW MEDICINE BUDGET AND FINANCE has an exceptional opportunity for a PROGRAM FINANCIAL ANALYST - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TEACHING FACILITY
The PROGRAM FINANCIAL ANALYST - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TEACHING FACILITY will perform analysis to support the financial decision making for the BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TEACHING FACILITY and the organization as well as assist in the management/reduction of operating costs for UW Medicine through reporting and analysis to ensure the long-term financial performance of the organization.
This position supports specifically the BHTF along with many entities within UW Medicine – due to legacy legal structures -- all of these have different data sources, G/L constructs and variations and this position must effectively present an analytic product that crosses these entities
Due to UW Medicine’s financial performance and work needed to support strategic planning – financial analytics has become a heightened area of need for the organization to maintain long-term viability. Failure to resource this position would result in gaps in analytic support for key decision-making.
Financial analysis and proforma work for UWM BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TEACHING FACILITY:
Work includes collaboration with executive leaders at UWMC, physician leadership and working with administrative leaders to ensure program is planned and properly established within the financial and accounting systems.
Project based financial analyses based on programmatic requirements.
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 financial analysis that supports key initiatives within UWM Finance team related to costing analysis, population health analytics and physician attribution / analysis.
Documentation of tools and reporting developed and cross-training of others on Finance team.
Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare, Business or related degree
Four to five year’s experience:
Prior experience in healthcare operations, finance, 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.
Ability to formulate recommendations and interpret financial information
Ability to prepare complex financial analysis and interpretations with high degree of accuracy
Equivalent experience may substitute for requirements
Education in Health care administration, business administration or finance; Masters prepared desired but not required.
Prior training or course material with coding ICD10 or CPT, APC relative to the healthcare industry.
Lean and process improvement experienced desired but not required.
Demonstrable analytic & computer skills with a wide array of programs and turn key applications, such as Change Healthcare’s Performance Manager, Cerner, Epic, EpicCare, Spotfire, Tableau, Excel,
Access, SQL, Visual Basic, SAS, SPSS or other statistical database tool set.
Ability to use and research the appropriate algebraic, applied mathematical, statistical and complex reasoning skills required to perform the analysis project.
Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and follow through with the appropriate analytical methodology.
Understanding of regulations governing research with human subjects, Process Improvement techniques and Continuous Quality Improvement Theory.
Medical Terminology with understanding of Clinical Terms, language, coding and basic healthcare clinical technology.
Amiable people skills with the ability to understand and deal with a technical and professional work force.
Effective communicator; strong written and verbal skills
Demonstrates effective operational problem solving skills
Proven record of strong analytical and critical thinking skills being practically applied
Credible presence with a professional image; develops trust quickly
Demonstrates successful interactions at all levels of an organization
Proactive; inquisitive; anticipates problems and seeks solutions
Sound judgement and effective decisions
Effectively works with diversity in the workplace.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
Currently remote, but after pandemic, office workstation with travel for meetings. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position it is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel (keyboarding); talk or hear (telephone & voicemail). This position is required to stand, walk distances of 4-8 blocks; reach with hands and arms, climb 1-4 flights of stairs. Specific vision abilities required by the position include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus (computer). The position is exposed to typical office machinery such as adding machine, printers, copiers and fax machines. The noise level is usually moderate.
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.