As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Responsible for the preparation of the operating and capital budgets, and statistical reports for the Department of Pediatrics and NeuroSciences. Complete ongoing financial performance analyses of new/existing contracts, programs, and services. Acts as a collaborative resource and financial performance expert for departments, divisions, Administrators, Directors etc. aimed at driving sound decision making through continuous fiscal monitoring and analysis of key performance indicators. Monitors and collaborates with corporate accounting on monthly financial close activities. Responsibility for reporting monthly financial and productivity data. Identifies and effectively communicates opportunities to improve service, outcomes, productivity, efficiency, and improve overall financial performance. Consistently demonstrates sound financial leadership by gaining “buy-in” through best practices which will achieve sustained success in fiscal ownership, awareness, empowerment, and overall accountability. In all, position is responsible for advancing value in a manner consistent with best practices, industry leading benchmarks, and the Nemours Standards of Behaviors.
Maintain responsibility for financial monitoring system, including monitoring and analysis of financial statements, budget variances, and performance indicators. Prepare data necessary for Departments of Pediatrics.
Develops and monitors operational and capital budgets, including revenue and all expenses. Budgets should reflect financial goals, which are realistic and achievable.
Ensure that opportunities for revenue generation and enhancement are identified and investigated for potential implementation. In that effort, provide appropriate support to personnel in the areas of scheduling, registration, and billing. Work collaboratively with billing staff and patient financial services to assure a customer/patient focused process.
Prepare monthly variance report for the Department of Pediatrics/NeuroSciences Administration addressing both the cause and potential resolution of identified variances, if any.
Participate in Continuous Improvement activities and reporting including Model Line research and Financial Analysis.
Conduct cost analyses for specific programs, procedures, or activity as necessary or requested.
As requested and/or appropriate, meet with department directors to review financial results and objectives. Meetings may include hospital administrators, directors, or other members of the corporate or local operations areas.
Ensure implementation and leadership consistency around department, hospital, practice, and/or Foundation procedures relating to expense reimbursements for meals, travel, dues, subscriptions, etc. and other policies as appropriate.
Facilitates monthly meetings highlighting financial and productivity metrics, as well as discussion of operational issues.
Actively supports talent acquisition pilots and programs with the Department of Pediatrics and NeuroSciences.
Actively engages in talent development within the Department. Manage and supervise Departments’ Access and Operations.
Perform special projects as identified by respective Departments, Hospital (AIDHC) and/or Practice (NCC-DV) administrators.
Assure compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements as pertinent to job responsibilities.
Eagerly perform other duties as assigned.
Healthcare experience in a mid level accounting/finance role. Successful track record in fiscal performance leadership, process improvement, and meeting established goals and benchmarks.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting or Finance. Hospital, Physician Practice, Healthcare Accounting, or Finance related experience preferred.
Must have strong analytical, communication, and financial leadership skills in addition to strong computer skills.
Must be self-directed and organized, with the ability to work on multiple projects, prioritize work tasks and meet deadlines.
Prior experience with budget development, financial forecasting, assessment of cost effectiveness of systems, people, space planning and personnel management
Reputation as a change agent with high degrees of influence regardless of the reporting relationships.
Demonstrated success with applying performance improvement methodologies, project team facilitation and/or system development applications
Proven track record of working collaboratively with physicians and executive administration in a healthcare environment.
3-5 years of job related experience required.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.