• Ambulatory Finance & Budget Manager

    Job ID 2020-34551
    Area of Interest
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Ambulatory Admin Services
    Day Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Primary Location : State/Province
  • About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


    In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.


    Classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality in our work, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.


    Seattle Children’s is excited to hire a dedicated Finance and Budget Manager for Ambulatory Services.  Ambulatory Services encompasses more than 30 different specialties, with additional subspecialty clinics offered at the hospital and at five regional locations. Primary care services are also offered at Odessa Brown Children's Clinic.  Outpatient and Urgent Care visits total approximately 400,000 per year.  Our most recent Seattle Children’s Stats and Facts can be found here.

    Job Summary

    Plan, implement and evaluate all business and financial operations for Ambulatory services teams, including operating and capital budgeting, staffing, workforce and visit volume forecasting, and ensuring that appropriate facilities and resources are available and efficiently utilized to support patient care delivery. Collaborate with Sr. VP and Division leaders to develop and implement strategic planning, project planning, modeling of staffing changes, daily management systems and continuous quality improvement initiatives intended to optimize the delivery of Ambulatory services. Collaborate with internal Finance department and external institutional peers to develop and implement appropriate staffing and other financial benchmarks. Provide in-depth knowledge and data support to clinic leaders to analyze staffing, non-labor expenditure, and improve cost to deliver effective patient care. Serve as a mentor and provides leadership to practice advisors and practice managers across Ambulatory divisions. Provide leadership for management and project support to the Vice Presidents, Sr. Directors and Directors with Ambulatory services responsibilities.


    Required Education/Experience:
    - MBA, MHA or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    - Minimum of five years experience supporting health care finance and business systems.
    - Demonstrated experience leading teams and process and/or systems improvements.
    - Experience in analyzing and interpreting clinical or financial data to develop, and integrate information into presentations and visual systems for decision making.
    - Expert ability to develop data tools, conduct analysis and present actionable information.
    - Experience with statistical analysis and modeling to support proforma and business plan development.

    - Experience in managing complex data systems with analysis responsibilities.
    - Experience using benchmarking data and tools.
    - Experience supporting ambulatory or provider practice services.
    - Revenue cycle experience and understanding.
    - Epic Electronic Health Record experience and understanding.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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