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Hospital Chief Financial Officer - Traveler

Various Locations as Needed
Organization:Community Hospital Corporation
Department:Hospital Financial Operations
Career Type:Employee
Status:Full-time
Reports To:Senior Vice President, Hospital Financial Operations
Role Description:

The CFO - Traveler is a regular full-time employee who travels to hospitals in need of interim CFO assistance for periods of time from approximately 3 - 12 months at a time. The executive in this position travels 90% of the time to mainly small hospitals in rural and/or remote areas of the country.

Following the direction of the assigned hospital Chief Executive Officer and CHC’s SVP, Hospital Financial Operations, the Traveler 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 financial policy, procedure best practices and CHC requirements.

The Traveler 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.

Community Hospital Corporation is a drug and tobacco-free employer.

Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

Education:

BS/BA degree in finance, accounting, business or a related discipline required.

A graduate level degree is a plus.  CPA designation preferred.

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 HMS and Critical Access Hospitals.

Previous experience in an interim role is desirable.

Skills:

Ability to travel and live away from home for extended periods of time up to 90% of the time

Ability to rapidly assess financial/accounting needs of a hospital and implement needed changes to meet hospital goals

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 use accounting and financial systems software, Microsoft Excel and Word to produce information and reports on a regular basis

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 support and model CHC’s values and competencies

Ability to lead and maintain a culture of safety and quality

Ability to work in a rapidly changing and stressful environment

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

Knowledge of 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 and demonstrated skill in leadership, strategic management, change management, communications, team building, continuous quality improvement, problem solving, decision-making, innovation, and stewardship of resources

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

Proficient PC skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets

Salary:

Competitive base pay plus annual incentive compensation plan.  Travel and business expenses are  reimbursed.  Generous benefit plan and excellent wellness program.

Other:

CHC's corporate office was named among the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review for 2015 and 2016 and was named among the top 100 Places to Work in DFW by the Dallas Morning News in 2015 and 2016. CHC is as dedicated to maintaining a corporate culture of care and concern for its employees that is as strong as its dedication to supporting our clients.

CHC is continuing to grow, and seeks talented individuals who will contribute to our growth while embracing our mission to guide, support and enhance the mission of community hospitals and healthcare providers.

 

Community Hospital Corporation (CHC), a not-for-profit corporation, was created in 1996 to preserve the not-for-profit status of community-based health care organizations. Our vision is to be the nation’s preeminent resource in advancing community healthcare.

 

CHC owns, leases or manages acute care hospitals in Texas, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Louisiana and Hawaii. We have consulted with, or are currently consulting with hospitals and LTACHs in nearly 30 states. Through our subsidiary CHC ContinueCARE, CHC operates long term acute care hospitals in Tyler, Abilene Midland and Odessa, TX, Arkansas, Charlotte, King's Mountain, and Pineville NC, Columbia, SC, and Corbin, Madisonville and Paducah KY.

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