Summary: Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President of Finance, this position will be responsible for oversight, monitoring, maintenance and communication of all relevant governmental programs that have or could have an impact on Cook Children's participation in governmental programs. This role will prepare and process the budget for all governmental programs under which Cook Children's participates. This position requires strong communication skills that would allow for the concise, clear outlining and overview of any strategic information to the Executive team as needed. This role will ensure Cook Children's best interest is in always evaluated and is at the forefront of any new changes and/or possible changes to governmental programs that would directly impact the organization, working with various consultants, as needed, to monitor proposed rules for appropriate funding of all state programs. Participation as an active member in Children's Hospital Association and Children's Hospital Association of Texas forums pertaining to Governmental Reimbursement is required.
Master's degree or a Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance, Management, Statistics, or similar field, (MA, MS, MBA or MHA) with a CPA required.
Seven years minimum working with Government programs.
Seven years minimum in health care or financial analysis experience within a health care institution.
Demonstrated ability to analyze, prioritize and problem solve.
Must have high level of proficiency with computer applications i.e. Excel, Access, PowerPoint, including graphing and complex formulas often linking multiple Excel worksheets.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
Internal Number: 41431
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.