The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
The Strategic Pricing Analyst performs reporting and analysis to support SCCAs hospital pricing strategy and ensure a transparent and defensible charge description master (CDM). This position serves as the organizations finance point of contact to communicate pricing implications to departmental leaders.
Work with management to develop, implement and monitor a comprehensive strategic pricing methodology based on an analytic rational, weighing external market factors with internal considerations.
Prepare, manipulate and extract data and information from multiple internal and external sources to build Tableau dashboards in support of annual pricing updates.
Design and create data models that detail gross and net revenue impacts from strategic pricing initiatives and communicate impacts to departmental leadership.
Support implementation of the competitive pricing strategy across organization, ensuring that strategies are tied to organizational policies and goals.
Collaborate and coordinate on pricing issues/updates across various departments including Revenue Cycle, Payer Contracting, Research Operations and Clinical leadership.
Assist in development and documentation of policies and monitor adherence to policies during price setting for both hospital and research pricing.
Contact point and resource for all new pricing requests from departments.
Track and monitor regulatory and market trends related to healthcare pricing.
Responsible for coordinating and pricing new and mid-year CDM additions.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) required - preferably in Business, Finance, Economics, Informatics or a related field
Collaborative and team-oriented communication style able to work effectively cross departmentally
5 years of analytic experience, experience with healthcare pricing or CDM analysis
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to propose actions, identify and illustrate opportunities, make recommendations and articulate financial impact of decisions to both clinical and administrative audiences
Ability to apply critical thinking and analytic skills to research and interpret complex data, formulate recommendations, and communicate findings to a wide audience in a clear and concise manner
Strong understanding of financial modeling techniques and related pricing strategies
Possesses a baseline understanding of healthcare billing, coding and applicability
Ability to independently prioritizes projects, develop and monitor timelines, and bring projects to completion
Advanced Excel skills and expertise with relational database tools such as SQL Server and Access, SQL experience preferred
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The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.