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Hospital Chief Financial Officer - Traveler
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.
BS/BA degree in finance, accounting, business or a related discipline required.
A graduate level degree is a plus. CPA designation preferred.
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.
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
Competitive base pay plus annual incentive compensation plan. Travel and business expenses are reimbursed. Generous benefit plan and excellent wellness program.
Community Hospital Corporation (CHC), a not-for-profit corporation, helps to preserve the not-for-profit status of community-based health care organizations. Formed in 1996, CHC strives to help community-based health care organizations deliver on their mission, remain a community asset, and improve operations and quality of care through partnership and shared vision.
CHC is currently implementing a strategic plan for growth, and seeks talented individuals who share our values and who will contribute to our growth while embracing our mission to guide, support and enhance the mission of community hospitals and healthcare providers.
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