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Manager Decision Support

Company Name:
PeaceHealth
Req ID:
36181
About PeaceHealth
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing-The Spirit of PeaceHealth.
Department:
Finance (8170)
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for supporting and furthering the goals and priorities of the region and the mission and values of PeaceHealth. Participates in the development of, and carries out, financial policy and provides credible and understandable financial analyses and guidance that enhance decision making to preserve and enhance the financial position and performance of region.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Maintains close collaborative relations with Hospital and Clinic Operations, Patient Financial Services, Accounting Services, HID, and Financial Services and these departments are among the primary customers.
Coordinates and participates in the financial aspects of planning, budgeting and forecasting, financial and operational analysis, and coordinates and maintains cost accounting of PeaceHealth services.
Supports the database administrator for the financial decision support system and participates as the System wide Cost Accounting Team and in system projects and activities.
Acts as a facilitator for the System wide Cost Accounting Team providing regular financial reports and updates while coordinating decision-making.
Completes operating and capital budget that enhances and/or maintains the overall financial position of the Regions in an efficient and timely manner and in accordance with System and Regional planning policies and guidelines.
Timely dissemination of financial information in such a manner as to promote clarity of understanding, promote effective operational decision-making and ensure an understanding of the financial ramifications of decision alternatives.
Provides timely and accurate financial analysis that facilitates and enhances decision making.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
Bachelor's in Business Administration, Finance/Accounting; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Master's degree preferred.
License/certification
CPA preferred.
Experience/training:
Five years experience in healthcare financial management and/or accounting in a healthcare setting
Other skills:
Ability to operate a variety of microcomputer based applications (Word, Excel, Access, Scheduler, PowerPoint, ESI, Avega, Strata and Infinium)
Possess analytical and interpretive skills, work accurately with detail, and have ability to manage multiple complex tasks at one time
Able to function as a member of a team to assure the functions and special projects of the department are carried out in a communicative and positive atmosphere
Accomplishes productivity and financial goals as mutually agreed and modified to reflect changes outside his/her control.
Must possess technical and professional accounting skills, able to coordinate financial operational systems.
Location:
South Campus (217)
Job Category
: Accounting/Finance/Revenue Cycle
Shift:
Day
Shift Length:
8 Hours
FTE:
1.0
Work Type:
Full Time
Salary range starts at
: $Based on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure
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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA -- Accounting/Finance/Revenue Cycle -- Full Time -- FINANCE SVCS
Company Description:
As the premiere health care system in the Northwest, consistent with our mission and heritage, PeaceHealth is known for a healing culture that is patient-centered and family friendly. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family. Join our team of caregivers who serve patients and their families to provide healing care for the mind, body and spirit.

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