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Req #: 187721

Department: UW Medicine Budget and Finance

Posting Date: 03/02/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. ( )

A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

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.


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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.