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Chief Financial Officer

Jellico, TN
Organization:Jellico Community Hospital
Career Type:Employee
Reports To:Chief Executive Officer
Role Description:

Following the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors and CHC’s Senior Vice President of Hospital Financial Operations, the CFO is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the overall financial planning and financial operations of the hospital in support of the hospital’s mission.

S/he appraises the organization's financial position and issues periodic financial and operating reports; directs the hospital's financial planning, revenue cycle, payroll, and accounting practices; oversees and directs treasury, budgeting, audit, tax, purchasing, real estate and insurance.


The CFO develops and implements policies and procedures to include safeguarding of assets and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles; ensures proper accountability and reporting to federal and state agencies and all matters pertinent to a fiscally responsible flow of operations. S/he assures the implementation and adherence to CHC system-wide financial policies and procedures.


The CFO is responsible for positive relationships and effective communications with lending institutions, the financial community, Community Hospital Corporation, medical staff, employees, volunteers, community representatives and board members as appropriate. S/he fulfills the leadership role in the CEO’s absence.


A strong community focus calling for regular face-to-face communication with physicians, the community, the board and staff is critically important; thus the CFO will need to live with his/her family, as applicable, in the Jellico, TN area.


BS/BA degree in finance, accounting, business or a related discipline required. A CPA designation preferred. A graduate level degree is a plus.

Prior Experience:
  • 5 – 7 years of progressive career experience in Hospital Finance/Accounting. Hospital CFO experience required.
  • Requires managerial experience and demonstrated understanding and experience with hospital financial reporting, revenue cycle management, accounting, budgeting, accounts payable, treasury, audit, tax, payroll, information technology and materials management.
  • Prefer experience with Medhost.

Knowledge of healthcare financial management, accounting systems, treasury practices, risk management, financial controls, productivity measures, risk management, reimbursement principles, management care contracting, information management, and materials management

Knowledge of hospital and health care practices and procedures as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to health care finance 

Proficient PC skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets

Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the necessary programs, goals, policies, and objectives that are necessary for providing sound financial management of the hospital.

Ability to solve management issues and direct numerous and varied operations.

Ability to define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize objectives

Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities

Ability to motivate and manage people and work with them in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives

Ability to work with all levels of management and respecting all differences

Ability to communicate and relate well with others including CHC staff, physicians, the Board, employees, community business leaders, volunteers and the general public

• Communicates openly, respectfully, and in timely way

• Shares information appropriately

• Keeps others well informed

• Encourages others to share contrary views

• Responds in a timely manner to messages/requests

Ability to be trustworthy

Ability to identify and resolve operational and administrative problems

Ability to work with Medicare system and be adaptable to changes

Ability to accept accountability and create a high performance culture

Ability to attract, develop and retain talent

Ability to work independently and make independent decisions as necessary

Ability to lead and maintain a culture of safety and quality

Ability to work in a rapidly changing and stressful environment

Skill in establishing a balanced perspective on mission effectiveness and business results

Possess a strong customer service orientation

Possess critical thinking skills

Possess sound and accurate judgment and timely decision making


We offer a competitive base salary plus an annual incentive pay package with a maximum potential payout of 22.5% along with an excellent benefits program including paid relocation if needed.


About Jellico Community Hospital

Jellico Community Hospital is a 54-bed, nonprofit acute care facility located in Jellico, Tenn. The hospital has provided quality healthcare to the region since 1974. Our patients benefit from the latest medical technology along with comprehensive healthcare from highly skilled physicians, nurses and professional staff. Our dedication to quality means the high-level of care you might associate with a larger medical center is available to diagnose and treat your medical conditions close to home. For more information, please visit www.jellicohospital.com.


About Community Hospital Corporation – HELP WHERE HOSPITALS NEED IT®

Community Hospital Corporation owns, manages and consults with hospitals through three distinct organizations – CHC Hospitals, CHC Consulting and CHC ContinueCARE, which share a common purpose to guide, support and enhance the mission of community hospitals and healthcare providers. Based in Plano, Texas, CHC provides the resources and experience community hospitals need to improve quality



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