Senior Director, Provider & Academic Practice Finance

    • Seattle, WA

External Description

Who we are: At Seattle Children’s, we are united by a compelling mission: We provide hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. 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. We are seeking an individual to join our dynamic and dedicated team who is motivated by doing meaningful, mission-driven work, and the chance to positively impact the performance of one of the largest pediatric medical groups in the country.


What you will do: In partnership with Seattle Children’s, University of Washington School of Medicine, and Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) leaders, responsible for leading all aspects of provider practice financial management for Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Children’s employed providers. Accountable for operational oversight and strategic development of systems, processes, and controls to support effective management of provider practice finance functions. Identify, evaluate, recommend, and implement initiatives to improve financial performance, develop and evaluate business plans for existing and new programs, and partner with academic and clinical leadership to design efficient systems and models to support budget development and management. Oversee development and management of SCH clinical provider incentive plans for CUMG professional members and SCH employed providers, and represent SCH interests in collaboration with UWSOM leaders on academic incentive plan design. Provide oversight for the accounting and financial functions for Seattle Children’s employed providers, CUMG Faculty, and physician service agreements.


Required Education/Experience:
- Master’s or Advanced Degree in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, or related field, and demonstrating an advanced level of competence.
- At least ten (10) years experience of progressively responsible senior management experience in healthcare organization.
- At least five (5) years experience in a large (greater than 300) Physician Practice Multi-Specialty environment or integrated Health System, preferably with an academic affiliation.

- At least five (5) years public accounting experience working with healthcare industry clients.
- Professional Billing Revenue Cycle experience.
- Hands-on experience with budgeting, proformas, and physician compensation models.
- At least five (5) years public accounting experience working with healthcare industry clients.

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