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LOCAL JOBS
• Posted: 9/27/2019 - Reimbursement Analyst - Medicare & Medicaid

Apply link:  https://careers.akronchildrens.org/jobs/193076?lang=en-us&src=JB-10204

 Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Position Summary:

The Reimbursement Analyst is responsible for fulfilling all reimbursement and other financial needs of the hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintains current knowledge base of Medicare Regulations and changing report requirements; coordinates the completion of the Medicare and Medicaid Cost Reports; works with Medicare Fiscal intermediary and Medicaid auditors on Interim Settlements, final cost report settlements, Rate Reviews & Re-openings.
  2. Maintains current knowledge base of CHGME Regulations and report requirements; Coordinates the completion of all CHGME reports; maintains registration of all federal databases.
  3. Maintains current knowledge base of HCAP, UPL, Franchise Fees, Enhanced Reimbursement and other reimbursement programs established by the State of Ohio and all other government programs.
  4. Participates in the monthly and annual financial statement preparation related to net revenue and supports annual public accounting audit of same.
  5. Develops and maintains CSA models and their application as part of the monthly financial statement preparation.
  6. Run all needed reports, interact with internal and external data sources; performs additional report maintenance.
  7. Maintains current knowledge base of IRS Community Benefit Regulations; Work with External Affairs Department to maintain current Community Benefit Program; insure an accurate and timely filing of the IRS 990H and Children’s Community Benefit Report.
  8. Maintains current knowledge base of Medicaid & CMS regulations pertaining to Meaningful Use attestation; complete all processes to insure timely completion of MPIP attestation submissions.
  9. Other duties as required.

Education and Experience

  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required.
  2. Certification: None.
  3. Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is preferred.
  4. Years of experience supervising: None

Technical Expertise

  1. Experience in Medicare/Medicaid regulations; cost report preparation is required.
  2. Experience in healthcare accounting is required.
  3. Experience in healthcare reimbursement is preferred.
  4. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is required.


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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• Posted: 9/27/2019 - Staff Accountant - Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center

Montrose, OH

Staff Accountant

Reports To: Senior Accountant, Supervisor

Resumes and cover letters to:

Sue Bendel

suebendel@crystalclinic.com

No phone calls, please.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Staff Accountant performs all functions of accounting which includes general ledger maintenance, files appropriate tax returns, and maintains the integrity of the accounting system and related financial records. Reconciles accounts, participates in the annual audit process, and maintains the fixed asset property ledgers. Abides by generally accepted accounting principles and implements process improvement and customer service initiatives for various Crystal Clinic entities. Maintains a professional and positive attitude throughout the organization at all times.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following but are not limited to:

  • Prepares and posts necessary journal entries for accruals and/or adjustments.

  • Reviews General Ledger activity for accuracy in divisional and departmental expense accounts.

  • Prepares month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities while maintaining open communications during the closings.

  • Prepares with daily bank balance/cash reports.

  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of Payroll, Accounts Payable, Inventory, and other systems interfacing into the general ledger.

  • Creates monthly inter-company invoices and other vendor invoices with accuracy for various Crystal Clinic entities.

  • Processes weekly check run for certain Crystal Clinic entities.

  • Review(s), tracks, and processes patient refund checks as needed.

  • Calculates and processes manual checks for monthly stipends and other misc., pays for physicians, PAs, and NPs.

  • Produces monthly Physician Production reports in a timely manner.

  • Prepares Sales, Use, and CAT tax returns for the Crystal Clinic entities and ensures accurate and timely filing of tax returns in accordance with government regulations.

  • Reconciles bank accounts for various Crystal Clinic entities.

  • Reconciles and analyzes balance sheet accounts, including the research of variances and preparation of adjusting entries on a monthly basis.

  • Prepares departmental statements monthly and assists and interacts with other departments to provide financial information such as account analysis and flow of data.

  • Produces ad hoc reports when requested.

  • Assists with the preparation and filing of census reporting requirements.

  • Helps maintain leases for Crystal Clinic entities and produces monthly and/or quarterly statements.

  • Contributes to the recording and monitoring of capital expenditures.

  • Maintains a professional and positive attitude at all times.

  • Contributes to the preparation of the annual Capital and Operations Budgets and Forecasts.

  • Proactively supports and assists with internal and external audits.

  • Contributes to ensuring continuous process improvements in efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting department processes and procedures

  • Verifies and performs quality assurance on any and all physician and executive correspondences.

  • Ability to see projects through from inception to completion with minimal oversight.

  • Provides backup support in the absence of other staff members as needed.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Keeps manager informed on key issues.

  • Other duties as assigned.

WORK STANDARDS

  • Works well with patients, physicians, PAs, executives, supervisor/manager, team members, outside accounting resources, vendors, sales reps, and other Crystal Clinic employees.

  • Successfully meets Unit Specific Skill Sets

  • Complies with all Standards of Behavior set forth by Crystal Clinic.

  • Adheres to policies and procedures set forth in Crystal Clinic Employee Manual.

  • Adheres to the Crystal Clinic attendance policy.

  • Follows HIPAA, OSHA and Compliance Plan regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.

  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience in health care or private industry accounting system preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be able to effectively communicate with physicians, employees, vendors, patients, and families.

SKILLS

Demonstrates excellent analytical skills and knowledge of various computer systems, especially Microsoft Excel. Ability to maintain good working relationships with all levels of personnel, auditors, bankers, government agencies, board members and various healthcare related organizations. Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must have the ability to walk, sit, and stand for short and long periods of time.

Must be able to reach, twist, bend, see, hear and speak. Exerts up to 10 lb. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.

As an organization, all employees with patient contact are expected to demonstrate competencies, specific to their job duties, for the following patient population categories:

Elderly, Children, Surgical, Impaired (Hearing/Visual), Cultural, Age.

NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all inclusive

 
• Posted: 10/29/2019 - Various job opportunities in the area!
 
• Posted: 11/8/2019 - Director of Financial Planning and Analytics


Job Title: Director of Financial Planning and Analytics

Location: Akron, Ohio

Apply link: https://careers.akronchildrens.org/jobs/193612?lang=en-us&src=JB-10204

Job Description:


About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Position Summary:

The Director of Financial Planning and Analytics is responsible for advancing and promoting the overall financial performance and stewardship of Akron Children’s Hospital (ACH). The position is accountable for financial planning functions which include enterprise-wide operating budgeting, financial performance process, enterprise-wide business plans, capital budgeting, enterprise long range financial planning, and financial planning customer service. A team of professional staff report to the Director of Financial Planning and Analytics who are responsible for the day-to-day support of these functions.

The Director will work closely with the executive team, clinical and operational leaders, divisional finance leadership, and colleagues throughout Finance to achieve these goals. The Director of Financial Planning and Analytics reports to the VP of Analytics & Performance Measurement.

The Director must be customer-oriented, self-directed, and work collaboratively with internal and external peers to support enterprise financial, operational, and strategic goals. The Director is a key resource to the VP of Analytics & Performance Measurement, the Chief Financial Officer and the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) in making strategic financial decisions for the organization.

Qualifications:

MBA, MHA or other graduate level statistical or business course degree required with a minimum of six years of healthcare financial experience required. A minimum of 4 year of supervisory experience required. CPA preferred. Strong analytical skills required. Knowledge of healthcare financial planning required. Demonstrated skill in leadership, business, professional accountability, advocacy, relationship management and networking. Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare environment and healthcare technologies. Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills required.

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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REGIONAL POSITIONS
• Posted: 11/11/2019 - Professional Coding and Receivable Manager

Avita Health System

Office location: Crestline, OH

Reports To: Revenue Cycle Director

Resumes and cover letters to: Rhonda Ridenour - rridenour@avitahs.org - No phone calls, please.

Professional Coding and Receivable Manager

Manages the professional coding, billing, and denial recoupment staff. Responsible for all aspects of professional service, rural health clinic (RHC), provider-based, and Method 2 billing. Acts as a coding and billing subject matter expert for Avita physicians, providers, office managers, and information technology staff and vendors. Initiates and oversees billing compliance audits and applicable corrective action plans. Tracks claim denials to identify and resolve core issues. Oversees the provider enrollment process.

Job requirements:

  • Certified professional coder

  • In-depth knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT procedure codes

  • Experience coding and billing government and private payers

  • Previous management or supervisory experience

  • Excellent oral, written, presentation, and conflict and problem resolution skills

Preferred:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • EPIC experience

  • Certified auditor

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides guidance to physicians/providers and professional coding staff regarding correct CPT procedure and ICD-10 diagnosis coding.

  1. Performs routine coding audits to identify issues and trends; implements and documents education and/or process changes to resolve core issues; and monitors to ensure compliance with corrective action plans.
  2. Provides regular updates regarding coding and payer-specific rule changes to physicians/providers and office managers.
  3. Consults with physicians/providers concerning questionable charges and codes, including educating the providers on audit findings.
  4. Responds to questions from physicians/providers and office managers in a timely manner. Provides clear, concise, and comprehensive explanations and when appropriate, supporting regulatory or payer-specific documentation.
  5. Maintains oversight of professional billing to ensure accuracy and code integrity, following billing compliance regulations and guidelines.
  6. Manages the Quadax edits and reporting.
  7. Resolves issues preventing or delaying payment.
  8. Monitors denied claim work queues and reports to identify trends relating to rejected and denied claims and ensures denied claims are resolved in a timely manner.
  9. Effectively manages receivable to ensure receivable and adjustment amounts at the lowest possible level. Meets or exceeds established receivable goals.
  10. Provides information, guidance, and support to information technology staff and vendors.
  11. Maintains and support compliance standards

Thank you,

Rhonda Ridenour

Revenue Cycle Director

Avita Health System - Bucyrus, Galion, and Ontario Hospitals and Avita Providers

 
OUT OF STATE
• Posted: 6/17/2019 - Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

PIH Health, a well-regarded Southern California-based multi-site integrated health system, is conducting a search for their next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). PIH is a locally owned and governed integrated delivery system with 5,200 employees that serves over 2 million residents in the Los Angeles County, greater San Gabriel Valley and Orange County areas. The organization is financially strong with over $900 million net revenues and an A bond rating. This is an opportunity to join a well-established and stable senior management team, led by a visionary and dynamic CEO who is positioning the organization for continued success in the new health care environment.

As PIH continues to focus on increasing its presence in the Southern California market and maintaining a strong bottom line, the CFO will collaborate with the CEO to target avenues for further growth and development. The CFO is responsible for all accounting and financial management functions while ensuring strong financial reporting systems and controls to safeguard the assets of the organization. The functional responsibilities include accounting, patient financial services, budgeting, auditing, materials management, financial analysis/decision support, treasury, debt management, managed care contracting and health information management. The CFO also serves as the executive leader of the Board’s Finance Committee and is the chief financial adviser to the CEO and Board providing critical financial expertise in the areas of bond financing, cash and debt management, insurance, third party payer contracting and related areas.

The organization is comprised of PIH Health Hospital – Whittier, a 523-bed, regional medical center; PIH Health Hospital – Downey,; PIH Health Physicians, that operates more than 20 medical offices; PIH Health Physicians Medical Group, an independent physician association; PIH Health Foundation, the organization’s fund development operation; as well as PIH Health Home Health and Hospice. Other affiliates include PIH Health Insurance Company and PIH Health Management Corporation, which manages various real estate properties and certain corporate functions.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a proven health system finance leader, ideally having been or currently in a CFO role. He/she will have had prior experience within a multi-site organization and mentored a high-performing team of accomplished finance professionals. In addition to an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or business, an MBA or CPA is strongly preferred. Candidates must have 10 years of progressive leadership experience in the financial management of a complex hospital or healthcare organization.

Nominations and requests for additional information may be sent to the attention of Chris Neumann and Mark Andrew at cneumann@wittkieffer.com.

 
• Posted: 8/13/2019 - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mount Nittany Health


WittKieffer has been retained by Mount Nittany Health located in State College, Pennsylvania, to aid in the recruitment of the system's next Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This is a tremendous occasion to join a high performing team in an independent health system that allows executives to be nimble and impactful in their contribution to the health and wellness of the communities they serve.

With 260 beds and $450M in net revenue, Mount Nittany Health is a dominant player in the region. The system includes Mount Nittany Medical Center, a 260 bed acute care facility that has served the community for over 100 years; Mount Nittany Physician Group, a group of more than 150 healthcare providers; and Mount Nittany Health Foundation.

Reporting directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the CFO will be responsible for providing financial leadership across the system and will support the institutional success that aligns with the system's broader strategic plan. The CFO will partner with an enthusiastic, high performing executive team who highly values teamwork and collaboration. The incoming CFO must be able to think beyond finance and be a visible, engaging leader across the system. S/he will also need to identify opportunities to mentor, develop, and grow the staff. Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to motivate and influence others through inspiration, excellence, passion and data.

We seek a collaborative, authentic leader who brings a results-oriented approach tempered with compassion. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten years of senior finance leadership experience. S/he will need to have a track record of success partnering with the executive leadership team and building strong physician and staff relationships.

Interested parties should direct all resumes, nominations, and inquiries to Donna Padilla and Beth Nelson through the office of Keshia Harris preferably via email to kharris@wittkieffer.com or 678.302.1555.


 

 
• Posted: 8/21/2019 - Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Opportunity

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be an integral, contributing member of the United Health Services (UHS) senior management team and will effectively lead the Finance division for the system. Driving financial excellence and performance measures at the system level, collaboratively and respectfully engaging others in advancing initiatives, and partnering with the CEO and senior colleagues on strategic financing and other matters help to define the call for leadership for this unique opportunity. The CFO will foster an atmosphere supporting high performance and personal accountability and will serve as a contributing, strategic and operational leader, further advancing the organization’s strategic goal of elevating its performance-based culture while also consistently living the values of UHS.

This is an outstanding leadership opportunity with a well-respected organization committed to serving the more than 600,000 residents in the Southern Tier of New York and portions of Northeast Pennsylvania who rely on UHS for their care. With approximately $875 million in net revenue, UHS is one of the largest employers in the region and employs 6,300 people across its sites.

This role requires an innovative, technically superb leader who is by nature highly performance-oriented in advancing high quality finance and financial strategy services. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, communicative, innovative and results-oriented leader. He/she will have a minimum of ten years finance management experience, a significant portion of which should be in health system organizations. The CFO is responsible for working with Senior Management in implementing system-wide strategy and for planning, organizing, interpreting, and administering System financial policies and all financial operations. The CFO is responsible for monitoring and assuring the organization achieves its agreed upon performance targets, including but not limited to quality, patient satisfaction and financial goals. The CFO will work closely with the President and CEO and the Senior Management team in formulation of System goals and in the implementation of financial policies, strategies and objectives. In addition, the CFO will play an active role in support of the Board and Board committees; represent the System with regard to outside organizations and various external matters; and oversee other functions and programs as assigned.

The CFO will report directly to John Carrigg, President and CEO of the UHS System. The following areas report to the Chief Finance Officer:

? Accounting

? Budgeting

? Reimbursement/Contracting

? Revenue Cycle

? Treasury

? HIM/Medical Records*

? IT*

? Risk Management*

*possible areas of responsibility, based on level of experience, interest and other factors 2

Goals and Objectives –Measures of Success

The following goals and objectives have been identified for attention and focus during the early tenure of the new Chief Finance Officer:

? The successful candidate will be expected to develop personal credibility with all levels of leadership and employees, consistently exhibiting UHS' organizational values. It is critical that the new executive be viewed as an engaged, present, creative, connected and values-driven individual. Visibility and engagement across all entities within UHS is a core expectation.

? While the finance function includes a talented, dedicated team with an abundance of operating strengths, the next CFO, like with any new leader, will conduct a comprehensive assessment of the strengths and opportunities for improvement of the Finance Division in terms of its services, functions, technology and organizational structure and strategic priorities.

? Provide leadership in payer negotiations and strategies, particularly relative to value-based care models, pay for performance, and other value-based payment strategies.

? Assist UHS in its growth trajectory by ensuring that Finance services are consistent, scalable, and proactive with an appropriate sense of urgency. The next CFO will be charged with staying current in healthcare finance practices and trends and being able to anticipate changes in the market place that may impact the system.

? Assist in the transition to the Epic and Revenue Cycle System that UHS plans to have go live in the 2nd quarter of 2020. All revenue cycle functions will be converting from Sorian to the Epic platform. With UHS having a strong revenue cycle function (A/R days are currently 34), ensuring the success of this new system will be critical.

? Provide leadership with the current Facility Master Planning initiative that is underway. Provide guidance for capital projects for UHS.

? Support and guide a collaborative capital and budgeting process with all levels within UHS; the focus will be on system-wide capital planning and in assisting leaders to prioritize capital needs.

? Lead and support the risk management function for the organization. A high-level understanding and ability to navigate alternate risk financing to support UHS's self-insured captive program.

? Participate in the development of the annual operating plan.

? Continue to build the UHS’s balance sheet so the System is well positioned in the debt market and continues to meet the needs of a growing health care delivery system.

? Assist UHS's leadership in the sale of the Ideal Senior Living community.

? Develop an effective partnership with the Finance Committee of the Board.

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? Guide long range planning and visioning for the management of all resources – fiscal, capital and people. Anticipate threats and opportunities for the System.

? Partner with the CEO and others leaders with identifying initiatives and programs that support one of UHS stated strategic goals; improving its performance-based culture. It is critical the CFO establish him/herself as a partner and advisor to operational and clinical colleagues and a catalyst for the advancement of initiatives.

? Develop strong relationships with UHS’ clinical leaders and provide counsel and support to UHS’ growing physician enterprise. The CFO should establish her/himself as committed to patient care and supportive of initiatives and programs that support caregivers. With this role being a system-wide leadership role, the CFO will be closely involved in supporting initiatives that impact all facets of the health system organization.

? Ensure the Finance Division is proactive and customer service oriented, while stressing accountability and flexibility in meeting the System’s needs.

? Mentor UHS finance staff and assess their future development needs.

? Create an identity within the community by participating in local activities and organizations that fosters both personal and organizational visibility.

Candidate Qualifications

The successful candidate will bring the following to the role of Chief Financial Officer:

Experience

The ideal candidate will bring:

? A successful track record with progressive, contemporary experience in leading an effective Finance Division and implementing current best practices in the healthcare field.

? A commitment to and track record of improving key financial measures, including accounts receivable, financial planning, and cash flows.

? Successful development of staff and teams. Effective team building through increasing the collective focus, orientation and overall performance of teams.

? An inspirational leader with a positive history of working collaboratively and respectfully with colleagues and senior leadership to define current and future needs of an organization. Someone with an ability to listen well.

? Demonstrated success within a complex organization, preferably with experience in healthcare system integration.

? Must be a seasoned, contemporary finance executive with experience in the areas of finance, business operations, treasury, revenue cycle operations, risk management, strategic planning and managed care contracting.

? Depth of knowledge of the economic drivers of clinical operations, including a relevant scale initiative to reduce cost of care and overhead across the System.

? Expertise in cash management and prudent oversight of risk payment/pay for performance contracting models under managed care and government insurance programs.

? A proactive, service-oriented person who has experience in using and developing realistic financial projections and analysis to support decision making.

? A thorough understanding of hospital accounting processes and GAAP.

? A high-level working knowledge of cost/productivity management systems and experience creating business intelligence tools in support of clinical and operational areas.

? An in-depth understanding of risk management, particularly in self-insured captive programs.

? A demonstrated track record of working effectively with non-financial managers on their budgets and variances.

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? A leader comfortable with negotiating with various internal and external constituents.

? A proven track record of leading projects and teams as well as excellent project management skills and experience managing multiple priorities.

? Ability to create a culture of pride and personal accountability, as well as a trusting environment where open communication and transparency is the norm. A history of positive employee relations experience is essential.

? Experience improving systems and processes, building credibility with customers, focusing on continuous improvement, measurement and best practice assessment.

? A solutions-oriented leader who is able to maintain a proactive approach with an open mind to innovation and progressive initiatives. Proactive in identifying strategic and organizational issues.

? Ability to rapidly earn credibility by creating the followership of an effective leader and performing above expectations.

Personal Characteristics

? A personal style that emphasizes openness, visibility and connectivity. Ability to convey the organization’s enthusiasm, confidence, goals, and mission and inspire those things in others. Must be able to connect with people in a meaningful way at all levels within the organization in keeping with the culture of the senior leadership team.

? A self-motivated, hard worker who holds people accountable, but also encourages creativity and the free exchange of new ideas. Empowers subordinates, maintains a sense of humility and enjoys giving credit to others.

? Action-oriented and resourceful.

? A seasoned, confident leader who will advocate for employees.

? A patient-centric leader who maintains a strong focus on what is doing right for those served by UHS.

? Must have a strong commitment to the team approach and be able to mentor his/her direct reports, empower others and have strong motivational skills.

? Strong leadership skills, including delegation, follow-through, accountability and leading by example.

? A consensus builder who understands, listens, and encourages expression of other points of view. Employs a participative, collaborative management style, respecting the dignity of all individuals.

? Someone comfortable leading through a period of change and some ambiguity.

? Excellent oral and written communication skills.

? Able to effectively function in an evolving internal and external environment while keeping others engaged.

Education

? A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting/Finance or related area is required. A master’s degree in Business Administration and/or CPA is strongly preferred.

 

Procedure for Candidacy

Please direct all nominations and resumes to Paul Bohne and Melaney Arruda preferably via e-mail to UHSCFO@wittkieffer.com. Any materials which cannot be submitted electronically please remit via mail to Melaney Arruda at the address listed below. Melaney Arruda

Witt/Kieffer

35 Corporate Drive, Suite 290

Burlington, MA 01803

Phone: 781-564-2629

Fax: 781-272-6677

 
• Posted: 8/21/2019 - Chief Financial Officer

Witt/Kieffer has been retained by United Health Services in Binghamton, NY to assist in their recruitment efforts for their next Chief Financial Officer. This executive will be an integral, contributing member of the United Health Services (UHS) senior management team and will effectively lead the Finance department for the system. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report directly to John Carrigg, CEO of the UHS system.

Driving financial excellence and performance measures at the system level, collaboratively and respectfully engaging others in advancing initiatives, and partnering with the CEO and senior colleagues on strategic financing and other matters help to define the call for leadership for this unique opportunity. The CFO will foster an atmosphere supporting high performance and personal accountability and will serve as a contributing, strategic and operational leader, further advancing the organization’s strategic goal of elevating its performance-based culture while also consistently living the values of UHS.

This is an outstanding leadership opportunity with a well-respected organization committed to serving the more than 600,000 residents in the Southern Tier of New York and portions of Northeast Pennsylvania who rely on UHS for their care. With approximately $875 million in net revenue, UHS is one of the largest employers in the region and employs 6,300 people across its sites.

This role requires an innovative, technically superb leader who is by nature highly performance-oriented in advancing high quality finance and financial strategy services. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, communicative, innovative and results-oriented leader. He/she will have a minimum of ten years finance management experience, a significant portion of which should be in health system organizations. The CFO is responsible for working with Senior Management in implementing system-wide strategy and for planning, organizing, interpreting, and administering System financial policies and all financial operations. The CFO is responsible for monitoring and assuring the organization achieves the agreed upon performance targets, including but not limited to quality, patient satisfaction and financial goals. The CFO will work closely with the President and CEO and the Senior Management team in formulation of System goals and in the implementation of financial policies, strategies and objectives. In addition, the CFO will play an active role in support of the Board and Board committees; represent the System with regard to outside organizations and various external matters; and oversee other functions and programs as assigned

Please direct all nominations and resumes to Paul Bohne through the office of Melaney Arruda preferably via e-mail to UHSCFO@wittkieffer.com.

 
• Posted: 8/23/2019 - Chief Financial Officer

WittKieffer has been retained by Arnot Health based in Elmira, NY to assist in their recruitment efforts for their next Chief Financial Officer. This executive will be an integral, contributing member of the Arnot Health senior management team and will effectively lead the Finance department for the system. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report directly to Jonathan Lawrence, CEO of Arnot Health.

Driving financial turnaround efforts and performance measures at the system level, collaboratively and respectfully engaging others in advancing initiatives, and partnering with the CEO and senior colleagues on strategic financing and other matters help to define the call for leadership for this unique opportunity. The CFO will foster an atmosphere supporting high performance and personal accountability and will serve as a contributing, strategic and operational leader, further advancing the organization’s strategic goals.

Arnot Health is a regional healthcare delivery system which serves an eight county region in the Southern Tier of New York and Northern Tier of Pennsylvania. Arnot Health is one of the largest employers in the Elmira area, employing approximately 3,000 staff, with 50 different care sites, including 3 hospitals, and a 270 provider multi-specialty medical group. The system's member organizations include: Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital and Arnot Medical Services.

This role requires an innovative, technically superb leader who is by nature performance-oriented in advancing high quality finance and financial strategy services. Experience developing and leading a financial turnaround plan is highly preferred. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, communicative, innovative and results-oriented leader with a minimum of 10 years of senior finance experience in a well-performing integrated delivery system ideally as CFO or at a Vice President level. The next CFO will be expected to develop and leverage technology and business intelligence capabilities to provide reporting tools that enable a timely review of financial performance that is useful to management. This person should have strong experience in performing due diligence on strategic partnerships/alliances/affiliations.

Additional information on this position is available in the Leadership Profile at https://www.wittkieffer.com.

Please direct all nominations and resumes to Tom Quinn through the office of Melaney Arruda preferably via e-mail to ArnotHealthCFO@wittkieffer.com.

 
• Posted: 8/28/2019 - CFO - Franciscan Alliance - Dyer, Hammond and Munster

We are pleased to announce that Witt/Kieffer has partnered with Franciscan Alliance in the recruitment of an experienced executive to serve as their next Chief Financial Officer – Dyer, Hammond, and Munster (CFO). As a 12-hospital integrated delivery system, Franciscan Alliance brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures, and highly-skilled and compassionate employees to serve their patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.

The CFO position represents a unique opportunity to guide the System’s Northern Indiana division's three hospitals: Franciscan-Hammond, Franciscan-Dyer, and Franciscan-Munster into a new era of efficient, high quality care. Since 1898, these communities have been served by these facilities. The three hospitals offer up a combined bed size of 702 beds and over $600 million in net revenue. The CFO will report to Franciscan Alliance's System Chief Financial Officer, Jenn Marion, and to the Chief Executive Officer for the Division, Patrick Maloney.

The ideal candidate will be a senior finance executive with a strong track record of leading in a complex, multi-hospital, integrated delivery system. Candidates should have a track record of success driving financial performance through a blend of strategic revenue growth and cost reduction while aligning with system goals. They will have a demonstrated ability to lead effectively and operate in a highly matrixed organization. A bachelor's degree is required.

Interested parties should direct all resumes, nominations, and inquiries to Trey Wilson via e-mail at: twilson@wittkieffer.com.

 
• Posted: 9/6/2019 - Chief Financial Officer, MercyOne Central Iowa

We are pleased to announce that WittKieffer has partnered with MercyOne Central Iowa,

located in Des Moines, IA, in the recruitment of an exceptional leader to serve as its next Chief

Financial Officer. MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers

in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville (875 beds combined total) and two

specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation

Hospital in Clive – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 60 primary

care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Additionally, in May of 2019, MercyOne

broke ground for a brand new 100-bed behavioral health facility, a joint venture with Universal

Health Services.

The Chief Financial Officer is the region's chief financial counselor and financial strategist,

working collaboratively with the regional and state-wide leadership teams to support the

organization's strategic and operational objectives, aligning the finance vision with the mission

and vision of the organization as a whole.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of MercyOne Central Iowa, with a matrixed relationship

to the Divisional Vice President, Finance, the CFO will provide leadership and direction for

financial services throughout MercyOne's Central Iowa region. This individual is responsible for

the provision of financial stewardship and direction to MercyOne Central Iowa through effective

business leadership, strategy development, internal controls and capital budget development,

monitoring and management. This individual is responsible for the development and

implementation of providing credible financial analysis and guiding decisions to preserve the

financial position and performance of the organization. The CFO will also be responsible for

collaborating with other System and Regional leaders, to ensure that operating units are

equipped with appropriate financial reporting and support.

The ideal candidate will be a systems-thinker and team player with a proven track record of

aligning financial strategy with an operating strategy while leading complex organizational

changes that support an integrated enterprise. Candidates should have a minimum of ten years

of progressive experience working in finance, including five years as a senior finance leader

within a healthcare organization.

Interested parties should direct all resumes, nominations, and inquiries to Trey Wilson via email

at: twilson@wittkieffer.com.

 

 

 

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