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St. Lawrence Health System seeks a dynamic, distinguished executive to serve as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO will report to the St. Lawrence Health System's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. David Acker.

The CFO is responsible for the strategic direction, financial oversight, financial leadership, and coordination of system staff and their development. As a member of the senior leadership team, the CFO participates in the planning and implementation of programs and services to ensure the provision of high-quality safe patient care, service excellence, fiscal responsibility, and employee engagement in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the Health System.

The CFO works collaboratively with clinical, operational, and administrative leaders to create a high-reliability and just culture that leads to solid financial operations and service excellence.  The CFO develops and directs an adequate plan for the control of financial operations of the organization, including financial planning and projections, banking relationships, budgeting, revenue cycle operations, health information technology and management (HIT/HIM), third-party contract management and evaluation, expenditure of funds, conservation of assets and risk management controls, IT planning, and security management.

St. Lawrence Health System was formed in 2013 to improve health, elevate the standard of care, enhance patient experience, and gain efficiencies through collaboration. St. Lawrence Health System is the parent organization for two not-for-profit hospitals, a captive medical practice, and a foundation:  Canton-Potsdam Hospital - a 94-bed general, acute-care community hospital, Gouverneur Hospital - a 25-bed critical access hospital, Canton-Potsdam Medical Practice, and Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation.

Ten years of progressive healthcare financial leadership experience, including managing professional staff, and Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field is required.  Master's degree and/or CPA certification, and demonstrated progress toward FACHE, HFMA, or similar financial leadership certification is preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Candidates wishing to apply must submit materials electronically. Application materials should be submitted via WittKieffer's candidate portal here or via email to


Financial Data Integrity Analyst - Intermediate
Northern Light Health
Home Office, Brewer, Maine
Job number: 64831


Possess excellent customer service, time management, and analytical skills. Written communication skills required as well as project organization. Must maintain institutional, customer and Financial Projects, Planning & Analysis department confidentiality. Ability to excel in teams and succeed in a matrix organization. Oral presentation skills a plus. Demonstrates initiative, a professional attitude and a desire toward self-improvement.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of five years accounting or financial experience required. Health care experience a plus. Knowledge of SQL, SQL Report Writer, Queries, etc. preferred.

A working knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis required. Demonstrates knowledge of projection methodologies and relationships between goals and finances. Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate the work of others and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally) with all levels of management in a multi-corporate structure.

Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access and willingness to keep current with new computer software/technology for the continuous improvement of financial planning processes. Experience with Allscripts EPSi and Infor (Lawson) systems preferred.

Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail. Shows capacity to be flexible and competent as priorities change. Demonstrated effectiveness in succeeding in a team-oriented culture required.

Questions: Please call 207-973-7100 or email



Vice President – Revenue Cycle                                                  

Northern Light Health is seeking an experienced senior executive to lead the transformation of the Enterprise Revenue Cycle in Brewer, Maine.

To pro-actively address the operational and financial challenges that healthcare systems are facing today, it is evident that integrated revenue cycle initiatives are necessary to sustain strong performance.  Northern Light Health has developed an enterprise revenue cycle structure that aligns people, process and technology to improve the patient experience and achieve financial goals.  The Revenue Cycle structure consists of five integrated functional areas; Patient Access, Health Information Systems, Revenue Integrity, Patient Financial Service and Business Support and Analytics.  Each area is led by an experienced operational leader who oversees their revenue cycle function across Northern Light Health.  This model has created seamless integration within revenue cycle which has resulted in optimizing performance and standardizing operations.

 Why Northern Light Health?

  • Robust compensation and benefits package
  • Relocation Bonus
  • Progressive organization that embraces change
  • Exceptional work/life balance
  • Generous PTO benefits
  • Quality of life in one of the safest ranked states in the US

Northern Light Health is the most expansive integrated health care system in Maine. We provide care to people from Portland to Presque Isle and from Blue Hill to Greenville. We are comprised of nine member hospitals with 584 long-term beds, a single physician-led medical group, eight nursing homes, five emergency transport members, 37 primary care locations, and we employ more than 12,000 people in Maine.

Bangor/Brewer, Maine Area is a vibrant small twin city area with easy access to Maine’s spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England’s best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

To review the full job description and apply, please visit this opportunity at our online career center: Vice President – Revenue Cycle.

For more information, please contact:

Karena Cochran, Sourcing Specialist

Northern Light Health or 207.487.6456



Enterprise Financial Clearance Manager
Northern Light Health
Orono, Maine
Job number 62491

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If you are interested in advancing your career in one of the region’s most dynamic and best-regarded health care systems, Northern Light Health, in Brewer, Maine has full time openings for Revenue Cycle Informaticists.

Job Summary

The Revenue Cycle Informaticist (RCI) facilitates the integration of Information Systems (IS) and knowledge to support revenue cycle healthcare staff in decision making, design, education and implementation of Northern Light Health's clinically driven revenue cycle.  The primary role of the RI is to serve as a liaison between IS and revenue cycle/financial operations and other stakeholders to educate, support, facilitate change and assure optimal use and evolution of Northern Light Health healthcare information technology (HIT) assets. This individual is expected to exercise discretion and judgment with minimal supervision while conducting training and assisting with parts of a project or process within the department. It is important this person understands, technically, how systems interrelate with other departmental systems applications.  This position partners with Member Organizations, revenue cycle and clinical leadership in providing the analysis of workflow process (current and future state) and gap identification required to support the application that will automate or improve upon the current system.  The RCI works with a team on phases of application implementation, systems analysis, and assists with preparing detailed specifications from which programs will be written.  It is expected that of all revenue cycle training materials including technology, policies, and procedures will be routinely reviewed and periodically updated. 

The RCI will support the entire Revenue Cycle and various Workgroups.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree or higher in business, engineering, HIT/computer science/technology operating systems or equivalent experience (8 years of revenue cycle experience preferably in a multi-facility system)

Two (2) years of experience in revenue cycle/financial, engineering, HIT/computer science/technology operating systems or accounting/business background preferred

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Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status. 




Chief Financial Officer

Gifford in beautiful Randolph, Vermont, is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  This is a unique opportunity to work in a spectacular setting at a rural, non-profit FQHC and Hospital with a progressive philosophy, supportive administrative team and advanced technology. 

The CFO will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors in collaboration with a high performing executive leadership team, and be responsible for providing leadership and direction in the areas of finance, revenue cycle, and supply chain. The CFO will develop, implement, and evaluate new financial strategies aimed at improving operational performance for this Federally Qualified Health Center, Inpatient Critical Access Hospital, and Retirement Community.

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, healthcare management or other related field preferred.  MBA or comparable experience at an executive level, experience in Rural Critical Access Hospitals, thorough knowledge of legal, regulatory, ethical, managerial, and organizational requirements and the principals and standards of care for hospitals and healthcare systems.


University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, has an opening for a Revenue Integrity Analyst.

Position Summary: 

The Revenue Integrity Analyst is responsible for collaborating with individual departments to ensure charges are captured, entered, documented and reconciled timely and accurately. The Revenue Integrity Analyst will work with departments to develop processes to eliminate billing edits related to the revenue integrity functions. He/she is also responsible for staying current on government regulatory changes and Federal and State proposals to change charging and reimbursement methodologies and payment systems. In conjunction with the Senior Revenue Integrity Analyst, the Revenue Integrity Analyst is responsible for developing, implementing and providing ongoing monitoring and education related to revenue integrity throughout the Revenue Cycle process. Develops processes which are designed to optimize and support revenue integrity, reduce risk and eliminate waste.


Bachelor’s degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities were acquired will be considered. CPT, ICD and/or HCPCS coding certification preferred, or ability to achieve within 12 months of hire.


Minimum of two years’ experience in revenue cycle operations, specifically patient billing, HIM coding, charge description master (CDM) responsibility or healthcare environment. Minimum of two years’ prior history in health care data manipulation and analysis preferred.  Working knowledge of healthcare charging and reimbursement with direct practical knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance guidelines highly desired.

To apply, please use our online application system:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.



University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, has an opening for a Senior Reimbursement Analyst.

Position Summary: 

The Senior Reimbursement Analyst is responsible for government payer reimbursement related to Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE/CHAMPUS, specifically completion of annual Medicare Cost Report filings and audits (among other government reports), State of Vermont Medicaid payments systems, and staying current on all government regulatory changes and Federal and State proposals to change reimbursement methodologies and payment systems.  The Senior Reimbursement Analyst is a key organizational contact, along with the Reimbursement Manager, for all questions pertaining to government payer reimbursement rules, regulations, and net revenue modeling.  The Senior Reimbursement Analyst is a high level independent contributor within the UVM Health Network.  Successful performance in this position directly impacts the financial performance of the organization and is highly visible to Senior Leadership.


Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related business discipline required, Master’s Degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities were acquired may be considered.


Five or more years of progressive, successful experience in health care finance or reimbursement is required, with at least two years of direct practical experience with Medicare Cost Report filings and audits. A proven ability to analyze regulations, perform sophisticated data analysis on regulatory impacts, and present results to financial and operational leadership.

To apply, please use our online application system:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.


Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Heywood Healthcare seeks a dynamic finance executive to join the organization as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. This key senior leader is responsible for the financial stewardship and direction for Heywood Healthcare and its entities through effective business leadership, strategy development, internal controls, operating and capital budget development, strategic financial planning, monitoring and management.

Heywood Healthcare is an independent, $160M community owned healthcare system, comprised of Heywood Hospital, a 134-bed non-profit, acute care hospital located in Gardner, Massachusetts; Athol Hospital, a 21-bed critical access hospital located in Athol, Massachusetts; Heywood Medical Group, with over 50 physicians and advanced practice providers located throughout the region; The Quabbin Retreat, a behavioral health and addiction treatment campus in Petersham, Massachusetts; Heywood Rehabilitation Center in Gardner; and the Winchendon Health Center and Murdock School-based Health Center in Winchendon, Massachusetts.

The CFO will function as a strategic partner to the Chief Executive Officer and to the executive leadership team.  The CFO will establish strong relationships throughout Heywood Healthcare in order to promote teamwork; he/she will drive business initiatives and lead the finance function to provide proactive guidance, consultation and support to the operations team in the attainment of their business objectives and financial performance commitments. The CFO will be responsible for monitoring and managing the financial performance of the organization and its operations through metrics and benchmarks.  He/she will lead Heywood Healthcare in the realization of improved and responsive business analysis, planning, and controls in order to provide actionable solutions to the demands of today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.

The CFO plays an active role with the Board of Trustees.  In addition to staffing the Board Finance Committee, the CFO interacts with the Board at large and directly with most other committees. 

While maintaining the high quality and accuracy of the organization’s internal financial and accounting control systems, the CFO will be called on to provide financial leadership, creativity, and vision.  He/she will focus on critical financial issues, develop a clear picture, and work with the team to develop accurate reporting.  The CFO will help to better position this complex healthcare organization in achieving its strategic objectives.

The Chief Financial Officer must be strategic in perspective, yet have a firm handle on finance operations, understand the business of healthcare services delivery, and desire a strong operational role in the business.  The Chief Financial Officer will provide the vision and leadership for all company financial planning and activities supporting business. Specific requirements include:

  • A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (accounting/finance) is required.   A CPA and a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Ten years or more of site-level or system-level senior financial management experience within a large, complex, multi-institutional healthcare provider organization. 
  • Knowledge of the healthcare environment and key issues associated with hospitals, ambulatory care and physician alignment, and ACOs in addition to an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of healthcare finance and strategic financial planning.
  • Financial leadership experience within a hospital is necessary; working in union environment is critical.

Claire Connolly
Phillips DiPisa 


University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Director, Corporate Accounting.

Position Summary:

The Director of Accounting is responsible for the overall production of the organizations monthly financial statements, monthly internal reporting of financial results relative to budget, in conjunction with the Director of Budget and Analysis, and the coordination of the independent audit. He/she is responsible for monitoring and maintaining financial information in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), maintaining compliance with the AICPA's Health Care Audit Guide, and staying current with all financial pronouncements. He/she is responsible for managing the organizations accounting software applications and interfaces. He/She is responsible for all tax compliance issues affecting UVM Medical Center and its subsidiaries including the timely filing of the Form 990 and all required schedules. He/she directs the day-to-day operations of the Corporate Accounting, Accounts Payable, Grants Management and Payroll Departments.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting required. MBA strongly preferred. CPA or similar professional designation preferred.


Eight to twelve years of accounting experience. Previous experience should include financial statement preparation and analysis. Experience managing and supervising accounting or financial personnel is required, including oversight of the Accounts Payable and Payroll functions.

The Organization:

The University of Vermont Medical Center is part of a six-hospital network, a home health and hospice agency, and medical group serving patients and their families in Vermont and northern New York. The University of Vermont Health Network is committed to being a national model for the delivery of high quality academic health care for a rural region.

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University of Vermont Medical Center offers a comprehensive benefits package and encourages professional growth.  University of Vermont Medical Center proudly offers a non-smoking work environment.  We are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Reimbursement Manager

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm with over twenty-five years of experience placing healthcare financial and administrative Executives, VPs. Directors, Managers and specialists.

We are conducting an executive search for a Reimbursement Manager for our client, the University of Vermont Medical Center, the flag ship academic medical center of a multi-hospital health network with several community and critical access hospitals serving Vermont and northern New York.  This position is based in Burlington, VT located on the shores of Lake Champlain between the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

Salary range:  $81,611 to $129,896.                                          

Excellent benefit package.

Relocation assistance is available.

This position has the potential to grow into a larger network role over time.

The Reimbursement Manager will be responsible for all aspects of third party government payer reimbursement functions, including Medicare Cost Report filings/audits/appeals and keeping current on all Federal and State government regulatory payment changes for the Academic, Community, and Critical Access Hospitals within the Health Network. They will also complete the Health Network Medicare Home Office cost report.

The Reimbursement Manager will manage all projects and staff associated with the Reimbursement function at the medical center or any of the other hospitals within the Health Network.  They have direct oversight for Reimbursement Analysts and have the authority to act independently to make decisions and judgments regarding reimbursement matters under his scope of authority.

The Reimbursement Manager will manage all aspects of cost report filings/audits, as well as appeal processes with the Medicare Fiscal Intermediary/MAC.  They will manage the daily operation of the Reimbursement area.

  • Provide support and guidance to Reimbursement Analysts in the detailed preparation of annual Medicare cost reports and the annual health system Home Office Medicare cost report
  • Provide support and guidance in the preparation of the Occupational Mix report every three years as required by CMS
  • Performs a detailed review of the Medicare cost report prior to presentation to Senior Management for certification and signature
  • Identify issues and or errors that may require filing amended cost reports
  • Provide support and guidance in the detailed preparation of the annual Vermont State Disproportionate Share filing
  • Provides support and guidance in the administration and compilation of organization-wide physician time study system
  • Maintain expert knowledge of reimbursement rules, regulations, and policies, with the ability to articulate all financial implications as well as the impact on coding/billing and other functional areas
  • Maintain and coordinate the Anticipated Final Settlements schedule

Our ideal candidate will have 5 to 10 years of direct provider experience in an Academic Medical Center and/or in a Critical Access Center but know both systems. The Manager will provide guidance, strategy, and vision and will communicate well across the network affiliates. Medicaid experience in New York State is a definite plus. Leadership experience over direct reports in a reimbursement capacity and experience working within a healthcare system is also strongly preferred.

They are going live on the Epic Revenue Cycle modules and billing system in 11/2019. Epic experience would be a bonus.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years in health care finance or reimbursement required
  • 4 years of direct practical experience with Medicare Cost Report filings and audits for a health care system and/or Academic Medical Center
  • Experience with Vermont and New York State cost filings preferred
  • Experience with cost filings for Critical Access Hospitals preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  • Highly polished analytical skills with the ability to provide high-level summaries and explanations based on detailed analytics
  • Ability to distill complex issues into laymen’s terms
  • Manage multiple high priority tasks at once and successfully prioritize and meet deadlines

  All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

 Interested candidates should send their resume to:

 Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

860-742-1555 or 800-222-2729


Chief Financial Officer
Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC)
Lowell, MA

Lowell CHC is a federally qualified health center that provides primary care, behavioral health, dental and eye care services to the people of the Greater Lowell area. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and serving as a key member of the Senior Leadership team, the CFO will first and foremost be a partner in the strategic leadership of Lowell Community Health Center. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, passionate, driven financial leader to be part of a thriving, forward-thinking provider organization that is dedicated to providing quality and culturally appropriate health services to the people of Greater Lowell, regardless of their financial status.

The Position

Key responsibilities include:

  • Oversees and directs treasury, billing, budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, real estate, billing, collections, accounts payable, payroll and fixed assets, facilities and insurance activities for the organization.
  • Supports procedures necessary to afford adequate accounting controls and in providing timely analytics and external reporting to stakeholders and financial partners including oversight of revenue cycle processes (e.g., Registration, Health Benefits, Billing, Collections).
  • Appraises the organization’s financial position and issues periodic financial and operating reports to assist in the management of the organization.
  • Analyzes, consolidates, and directs all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports.  Including meeting regulatory requirements as issued by State and Federal offices.  Assists in the preparation of grant applications when required.
  • Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization’s policies and operations.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a highly ethical, intelligent financial executive who possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills, analytical and strategic-thinking ability, as well as a strong command of financial principles.  The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively-responsible experience with several years of senior level financial management/ leadership experience.
  • Prior experience working within a healthcare provider organization (i.e. community health center, community hospital, multi-specialty provider group practice, etc) with exposure to community health services is preferred; applicants with experience on the health insurer side and/or consulting arena are also encouraged to apply.
  • Embraces the linguistically and ethnically diverse patient population and staff. Diversity candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

 The Organization

With a focus on culturally appropriate care, Lowell CHC serves individuals and families who are medically underserved, uninsured, and are low income.  Lowell CHC has more than 60 medical, behavioral, eye care and dental health providers. The Health Center has an overall workforce of more than 470 employees and an annual operating budget of approximately $50 million. Lowell CHC is a strategic partner of Circle Health and Wellforce Care Plan (an accountable care organization for the state’s MassHealth program). 

Lowell CHC serves a linguistically and racially diverse population. As of 2018, 38% of Lowell CHC’s patient population is best served in a language other than English.  Lowell CHC also operates the Metta Health Center which serves as a welcoming place for members of the city's Southeast Asian community and other refugee populations. The Metta Health Center is nationally recognized as one of the nation’s first fully integrated East Meets West health care facilities. Lowell CHC is also a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home, achieving Joint Commission accreditation for complying with rigorous national performance standards around quality healthcare delivery.

The Region

 Lowell is one of the largest cities in Massachusetts with a population of approximately 109,000. Lowell provides a unique blend of urban amenities and suburban convenience and offers an excellent mix of interesting museums, relaxing parks, art galleries, and lively attractions including ball parks and concert arenas. Immigrants, including many refugees, are part of the fabric of life in the city of Lowell, which welcomes a kaleidoscope of cultures. Downtown is bursting with restaurants serving Portuguese, Mexican, Greek, Cambodian, Thai and Japanese fare. The city is considered an art and cultural center as well as emerging college town.

Inquiries, Resume Submissions and Referrals

Please forward to (email preferred) to:

Tina Powderly

Phillips DiPisa & Associates

62 Derby Street, Suite 1, Hingham, MA 02043


About Phillips DiPisa

Phillips DiPisa, an AMN Company, is a retained executive search firm serving the healthcare and life sciences industries. Ranked as one of the top healthcare recruiting firms in the country, Phillips DiPisa is known for leading healthcare into the future by its growing base of clients across the country, drawing on a national pool of candidates. For more information, please visit their website at


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