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. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.UW Medicine Enterprise Revenue Cycle (ERC) is made up of numerous shared services departments and is accountable for the Revenue Cycle functions of UWMC, HMC, and NWH with close collaboration with UWP.ERC has an outstanding opportunity for a ENTERPRISE REVENUE CYCLE PROJECT MANAGER (ERC PM). The purpose of this position is to provide project management support for strategic, large, and complex initiatives that cross Revenue Cycle Operations and other Departments/Entities across UW Medicine.Under the supervision of the ERC Project Director, the PM will participate in and contribute to the successful planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and completion of assigned sub-projects. These sub-projects will feed into key strategic projects, such Hospital Integration, EHR implementation, Single Business Office (SBO) implementation, etc.The PM has responsibilities over the scope and schedule for these projects. Among other responsibilities, these projects will require the PM to work closely with the ERC departments to facilitate operational project changes, develop policies and procedures, coordinate site moves, and help prepare for executive communication. Where appropriate, the PM will have to collaborate with counterparts from IT Services and UWP to understand hand-off points and inter-dependencies, align project schedules, as well as manage risks and issues.The PM will also develop and maintain appropriate project management plans, project schedules, status reports, and other project artifacts as needed. He or she will also plan and direct business processes and data analysis as well as facilitate business requirements. The PM communicates responsibilities and expectations to team members; manages schedule, scope, and budget; identifies and manages project issues, risks and decisions; ensures quality project deliverables and outcomes; and manages integration and consistency of all components of projects.UW Medicine is made up of a complex set of multi-disciplinary clinical, business, and administrative workflows across care settings. The PM needs to gain an understanding of the overall organizational processes and the processes related to assigned projects.The position may provide access to restricted or confidential information including: employee and patient information, medical center strategic plans and initiatives, financial information or other sensitive materials and information. The PM should access and use the minimum necessary employee and organization information to perform job responsibilities and duties and only for authorized purposes.Under the supervision of the ERC Project Director, these project management functions will be performed in partnership with the ERC leadership and other UW departments, as appropriate. The position may be asked to assist in reports for other UW and state agencies as needed.The ENTERPRISE REVENUE CYCLE PROJECT MANAGER will:.Lead project initiation and planning phases of projects.Manage execution of projects within standard project framework.Manage execution of project tasks .Actively identify manage project issues and risks .Manage scope and schedule and budget for assigned projects.Manage implementation and post-implementation closeout for assigned projects.Manage vendor execution and deliverables.Develop and maintain communications, customer relationships, and progress/status reportingREQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree in a health-care oriented profession, a business-related field, or other disciplines that demonstrate analytical or communications abilities2-3 years' experience should include:* Minimum two years of experience working on process improvement projects* Minimum two years of experience effectively working with multiple, diverse stakeholders in a project environment* Minimum two years of experience in a customer-facing role.* Experience with MS Office tools: Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and OutlookEquivalent experience may substitute for stated requirementsDESIRED:* Background and experience in healthcare and Revenue Cycle process* Understanding of Epic Systems Revenue Cycle modules and operational flow* Experience with a large healthcare system, including a hospital mergerCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:The individual in this position is expected to work normal daytime hours. However, significant off-hours and weekends may be needed to resolve problems and during implementation and maintenance activities. This individual is also expected to be available for call on a 24x7 basis as needed.Because of the physically separated sites for UW Medicine, this position requires the ability to quickly access sites, using personal means of transportation. Travel to/from includes, but is not limited to, UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital, downtown Seattle, and other facilities which are affiliated with UW Medicine.
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.