Business Operations Consultant

Updated: 19 days ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

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Job Title:
Business Operations Consultant

James | Business Operations

Scope of Position  

The Comprehensive Cancer Center- Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (the “James”) is committed to providing high quality cancer services in detection, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. The Business Operations Consultant of the James provides comprehensive support of the Proton Center at James Outpatient Care including decision support and implementation of strategic growth plans, operational, financial, administrative, facilities, and other business activities across the James Business Operations (the “Department”) and Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (“OSUWMC”) system.

The Business Operations Consultant monitors and influences the financial and operational performance and direction of the Department and promotes resource stewardship. As part of the James’ agreement with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, this position will assist in the quarterly external reporting of financial statements for the Department as well as preparing on-going internal supporting documentation/reports. They are responsible for developing and translating financial budget and operational metrics into meaningful action for the Proton Center and other James departments. The Business Operations Consultant works with all members of the Department to promote OSUWMC’s tripartite mission of excellence in research, education, and patient care while ensuring the financial viability of the programs and hospital.

The position will collaborate interdepartmentally within Radiation Oncology to support other sites, as needed. The Business Operations Consultant reports to the James Business Operations Director.

Position Summary

The Business Operations Consultant serves as a dedicated business resource to guide and provide administrative and decision support for the Department. The position is responsible for business analytics and oversight for the Department, including:

  • Fiscal management: budget development and performance, capital requests, month end reporting, variance analysis and on-going forecasting and trends analysis;
  • Quarterly reporting as part of agreement with Nationwide Children’s Hospital;
  • Operational metrics, tools (internal and external benchmarking), and dashboards;
  • Position control management: submits position requests, reviews staff payroll activities and initiates/maintains costing allocations in accordance with budget/function;
  • Resource stewardship initiatives;
  • Journal entry preparation in coordination with Health System Central Accounting;
  • Contract management: service letter agreements (SLAs) and memorandum of understandings (MOUs);
  • Project/operational support;
  • Facilities support;
  • Audit coordination and compliance;
  • Strategic planning; and
  • All other administrative and operational management matters specific to the Proton Center.

The Business Operations Consultant identifies financial opportunities and issues and implements improvements that will enhance Department operations and sustainability. The Business Operations Consultant develops, aligns, and operationalizes the Proton Center’s clinical, academic, and research activities to support the overall James Cancer Program goals and to ensure the implementation of key OSUCCC-The James initiatives through interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Business Operations Consultant promotes an environment that facilitates patient and staff satisfaction and a culture that is conducive to team development and professional growth. The Business Operations Consultant develops and maintains effective working relationships with Proton Center interdisciplinary clinical and non-clinical staff, administrators, and the other members of the Business Operations teams. The Business Operations Consultant collaborates across OSUWMC with other administrators, leaders and staff to provide fiscal and analytics oversight and expertise within the Proton Center across the health system. The Business Operations Consultant participates in professional organizations and workgroups to promote the image of the organization externally.

Minimum Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited school or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in healthcare environment is preferred. One to three years of business experience.

Career Roadmap

Function: Finance

Sub-function: Financial Operations

Career Band: Individual Contributor – Specialized

Career Level: S4

Additional Information:

Ackerman Rd, 660 (0242)

Position Type:

Scheduled Hours:

First Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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