Program Manager - Finance (HB Pharmacy, Imaging and OP Rehab)

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Chicago, Illinois
Apr 11, 2024
May 01, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
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Employment Type
Job Description

The Finance Program Manager reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Finance Program Manager will accomplish department objectives by developing positive working relationships with both colleagues and consultancies to support the financial and operational objectives of NM. The Finance Program Manager will be tasked with planning and overseeing completion of a full range of department activities. The Finance Program Manager will need to understand complex financial and accounting requirements/concepts in a fast-paced environment.


Meet departmental objectives by overseeing completion of the full range of department assignments.

Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Review, edit, and enhance work prepared by members of the finance team.

Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends as needed.

Deliver and communicate monthly results of operations to senior leadership, finance leadership and operational leadership as needed.

Maintain quality service standards as well as analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems, identifying trends, and recommending and implementing system improvements.

Research and understand changes in the regulatory environment in order to determine appropriate treatment as needed.

Demonstrates knowledge in computer applications such as knowledge in databases, spreadsheets and word processing applications in a high complexity environment.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, adopting and implementing industry best practices, and participating in professional societies.

Protect operations by keeping financial and patient information confidential.

Support the Northwestern Medicine finance operation as an integrated team leader.


Additional Responsibilities:

Support the Finance Director on key system initiativesImaging: access/growth, radiopharmaceutical profitability for Rad Onc sites, modality review and productivity comparison, cost savings.

Pharmacy: P&T Cost savings (biosimilars and generic), monthly Drug Reconciliation, productivity review for decentralized pharmacists and supporting other medical groups, drug waste billing, 340B/Specialty Pharmacy, building out cost accounting allocation for Home Infusion Pharmacy, Home Infusion Specialty vs. Post-Acute growth opportunities.

Rehab Therapy, access, department consolidation, fill rate by site opportunities, competitive pricing reviews, regional growth opportunities

Cost saving initiatives

Support system KI for Denial and AWO for these service lines; build trends and dashboards; partner with Analytics