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Program Manager - Finance (HB Pharmacy, Imaging and OP Rehab)

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medicine Corporate Job REQID 128215 Job Function Management-Business Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay Starting at: $46.02+ per hour based on experience

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


The Finance Program Manager reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Finance Program Manager will accomplish department objectives by developing positive working relationships with both colleagues and consultancies to support the financial and operational objectives of NM. The Finance Program Manager will be tasked with planning and overseeing completion of a full range of department activities. The Finance Program Manager will need to understand complex financial and accounting requirements/concepts in a fast-paced environment.


  • Meet departmental objectives by overseeing completion of the full range of department assignments.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Review, edit, and enhance work prepared by members of the finance team.
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends as needed.
  • Deliver and communicate monthly results of operations to senior leadership, finance leadership and operational leadership as needed.
  • Maintain quality service standards as well as analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems, identifying trends, and recommending and implementing system improvements.
  • Research and understand changes in the regulatory environment in order to determine appropriate treatment as needed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in computer applications such as knowledge in databases, spreadsheets and word processing applications in a high complexity environment.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, adopting and implementing industry best practices, and participating in professional societies.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial and patient information confidential.
  • Support the Northwestern Medicine finance operation as an integrated team leader.
  • AA/EOE

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support the Finance Director on key system initiatives
    • Imaging: access/growth, radiopharmaceutical profitability for Rad Onc sites, modality review and productivity comparison, cost savings.
    • Pharmacy: P&T Cost savings (biosimilars and generic), monthly Drug Reconciliation, productivity review for decentralized pharmacists and supporting other medical groups, drug waste billing, 340B/Specialty Pharmacy, building out cost accounting allocation for Home Infusion Pharmacy, Home Infusion Specialty vs. Post-Acute growth opportunities.
    • Rehab Therapy, access, department consolidation, fill rate by site opportunities, competitive pricing reviews, regional growth opportunities
    • Cost saving initiatives
    • Support system KI for Denial and AWO for these service lines; build trends and dashboards; partner with Analytics



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience.
  • 5+ years of progressive relevant experience in finance or related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, analytical and collaboration skills.
  • High level of precision and attention to detail.
  • Ability to summarize complex issues into key elements.
  • Leadership and flexibility managing relationships in large corporate environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.



  • Healthcare experience required
  • Knowledge of systems (Strata, EPIC, EDW, SQL, PeopleSoft)
  • Understanding of the service lines for the systems of: HB Pharmacy, HB Imaging and HB OP Rehab Therapy

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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