Executive Director of Finance, UCM Care Network
Company: University of Chicago Medical Center
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Join a world-class academic healthcare system,UChicago Medicine, as
theExecutive Director of Finance for the UChicago Medicine (UCM)
The Executive Director of Finance, UCM Care Network is the
strategic finance and business partner to the President of Care
Network. The Executive Director will collaborate closely with
cross-functional organization leadership, including the Biological
Sciences Division (BSD), UCMC Finance, Shared Services, Managed
Care, Strategy Operations, Community Health and Hospital Division
and the University of Chicago Medicine. The Executive Director is
responsible for organizing, implementing, and directly
participating in the development of processes that standardize
financial functions, and leading the integration of the physician
network strategy, including a multi-year growth and capital plan to
maximize the value of the Care Network assets across the Health
System. This role will also foster efforts to positively impact the
organization's visibility, image and relationship with its
Who you are:
The Executive Director of Finance, UCM Care Network is responsible
for the overall financial management, as well as the evaluation of
strategic growth opportunities across the Medical Group/Care
Network. The Executive Director should be comfortable diving into
the analytics as well as strategically leading the growth and
development of the Medical Group.
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Health Care Administration, or
related field, with relevant financial management experience
required. MBA Preferred.
- Minimum 10 years' experience in finance at a healthcare system,
preferably an academic healthcare system.
- 8 years experience in a managerial role in a health
system/shared services environment.
- 5 years experience in an employed physician practice
- A sound knowledge of healthcare finance, strategic planning and
cost controls with skills of business acumen, strategic planning,
organizational assessment, highly developed leadership with
interpersonal skills and quantitative analytic abilities.
- Strong service orientation and communication skills
- Advanced interpersonal skills with the ability to work
effectively and exercise a high degree of diplomacy, discretion and
collaboration in dealing with constituencies at all
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are
- Experience in the development, implementation and ongoing
utilization of automated budget/financial systems and BI reporting
platforms is desired.
- Fluent in excel, MS Office and SQL.
What you'll gain as the Executive Director of Finance, UCM Care
- Opportunity to oversee financial performance, consolidate
functions across the organization and build a long-term,
sustainable model for our UCM Care Network.
What you'll do as the Executive Director of Finance, UCM Care
- Supports the Care Network President in developing the financial
direction and vision for the future network and business
development of the Medical Group.
- Manages the Medical Group performance strategy to achieve
standard operational goals on an integrated strategic and financial
plan, including a multi-year growth and capital plan, in
collaboration with the System CFO, Care Network President, VP
Finance Shared Services/CFO Care Network, and the Dean of Clinical
Affairs and other Leadership.
- Quickly establishes and maintains lines of communication in
support of appropriate relationships among key stakeholders, while
pinpointing new process initiatives and a transparent financial
model that identifies dollars, effort and processes to determine
current and ongoing financial support vital to the development of
the Medical Group and Care Network.
- Develops and implements best-in-class financial and analytic
operations across the Network, including the development of
budgets, financials and long-range planning processes for the Care
Network (UCM and CHHD) including volumes, revenues, and expenses
leading to optimal financial effectiveness, service excellence and
- Prepares and conducts internal and external presentations for
internal and Board leadership.
E4 Leadership (Equity, Engage, Evolve, Excel) is a patient centered
management system that empowers teams to improve daily basis. This
is done through daily readiness huddles, real time process
monitoring, performance review huddles and structured problem
solving. E4 Leadership is an evolving system where leaders work
together to cultivate a culture of equity and continuous
improvement that enables
- Each person to realize their full potential for
- The organization to achieve high performance outcomes
- System-wide integration, coordination, and seamless
- Clear focus on exceptional, equitable patient care and
As part of the leadership team, this position will be instrumental
in reinforcing and sustaining UCM's E4 Leadership Culture.
Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a
condition of employment. If you have already received the
vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment
process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu
Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions
will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a
pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are
also required for all employees prior to hire.
Why Join Us
We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide
superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each
patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need
employees with passion, talent and commitment--- with patients and
with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical
innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our
collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human
life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for
you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters.
Join us. Bring your passion.
Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving;
from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the
Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and
University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be
a part of this pursuit of excellence
The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity
employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race,
color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status,
religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and
other legally protected characteristics.
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