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Req #: 183666
Job Location: Other Location
Job Location Detail: UW TOWER - 4333 BROOKLYN AVE NE, SEATTLE 
Posting Date: 10/28/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.  

UW Medicines 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 tomorrows physicians, scientists and other health professionals.

Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW MEDICINE FINANCE has an outstanding opportunity for a PRODUCTIVITY ANALYST. This position leads in developing productivity and financial analysis to support the strategic plans to achieve system wide labor productivity goals at UW Medical Center (UWMC). This position provides analytical support for both financial and operational goals, which includes analyzing processes and identifying opportunities for improvements in operational practices and procedures. The Productivity Analyst reports to the Manager of UW Medicine Productivity Analytics and is directly responsible and accountable for the following areas:

  • Provides high level of operational expertise through analysis and interpretation of data gathered for decision support. Supports financial and operational leaders with information to support data driven decisions related to achieving labor productivity goals.

  • Monitors and measures the qualitative and quantitative improvements achieved through labor productivity initiates to support realization of benefits at the system and/or entity level, including process improvement outcome analysis, efficiency improvements and cost savings.

  • Tracks labor productivity metrics at UWMC (Montlake and Northwest), identifying important trends and variances through reviewing Kronos productivity reports and financial data

  • Collaborates with operational leaders, assisting and supporting efforts to improve labor productivity and address variance improvement reporting.

  • Provides financial and operational data for approving new and replacement full-time equivalents.

  • Conducts formal and informal education for productivity reporting. Identifies training and support needs, assesses tools and assists in developing materials to effectively implement and support labor productivity initiatives.

  • Acts as a technical and procedural knowledge resource for operational leaders and provides insights for industry best practices.

  • Partners with team members and supports other productivity related team deliverables, including operational benchmarking and financial reporting.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business, accounting or healthcare administration and at least five years of experience in healthcare finance/operations.  Progressively more finance experience preferred, specifically in productivity analysis, financial planning and resource optimization. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, effectively interacting and collaborating across multiple teams with all staff levels.

  • Proven analytical, verbal and written communications skills, including effectively communicating with all levels of management/leadership.

  • Ability to prepare complex financial/productivity analyses and interpretations with high degree of accuracy.

  • Ability to diligently track performance metrics and formulate actionable recommendations to leaders.

  • Ability to utilize numerous business software applications time tracking software, databases, data visualization tools and report writers.

  • Ability to work independently with a minimum level of supervision and manage multiple projects.

    An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.


  • MBA/MHA/CMA/CPA preferred, familiarity with financial systems including general ledger, payroll and patient billing systems. Experience with hospital workload units.  For example: HCPCS/CPT codes, MS DRGs, APCs, census data

  • Proficiency with payroll data, specifically Kronos time keeping data and Kronos

  • Analytics reporting

  • Previous project management and leadership experience

  • Experience with forecasting, predictive analysis, statistics, business intelligence tools and relational databases

    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

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