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 Note: Job Postings are listed for 180 days unless asked to be removed

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HEYWOOD HEALTHCARE, GARDNER, MA
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.
     

Contact:
Claire Connolly
Phillips DiPisa
claire.connolly@phillipsdipisa.com 
781-749-6410

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

To review the full job description and access our online application, use this link: https://northernlighthealth.org/Careers/Position/62491/Enterprise%20Financial%20Clearance%20Manager

If you have questions, please call 207-973-7100 or email – talent@northernlight.org.

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Enterprise Financial Counseling Manager
Northern Light Health
Full-time
Orono, Maine
Job number 62493

To review the full job description and access our online application, use this link: https://northernlighthealth.org/Careers/Position/62493/Enterprise%20Financial%20Counseling%20Manager

If you have questions, please call 207-973-7100 or email – talent@northernlight.org.

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Manager, Financial Planning
Northern Light Health
Brewer, Maine
Full-time
Job Number: 62646

To apply: https://northernlighthealth.org/Careers/Position/62646/Manager,%20Financial%20Planning

If you have questions, please call 207-973-7100 or email talent@northernlight.org.

At Northern Light Health, We Make Healthcare Work For You!

Become a manager in our Financial Planning & Analysis Department

POSITION SUMMARY:

We've got a great team in our Financial Planning &Analysis department, and we're looking for a manager with the right attitude and set of skills to fill our roster. In this role, you would provide a range of services in the Corporate Office of an integrated healthcare system, employing more than 12 thousand people and serving a large region of Maine from Portland to Presque Isle and Greenville to Blue Hill. In this position, you would manage a motivated team that offers financial planning & analysis services, including an annual operating budget, capital planning, long- range financial forecasts, and business plans. You would also work with staff in our member hospitals to achieve best practice processes. The Manager will work closely with the AVP, Finance &Analytics to support the needs of the vice president of finance and chief financial officer in addition to internal and external clients related to Northern Light Health. In this role, the Manager will oversee the integrity of the financial planning systems used by Northern Light Health's leadership team. This includes the Allscripts EPSi Budgeting, Forecasting and Capital system. The manager will additionally oversee the development of the annual operating budget. This position requires but is not limited to resourcing the following functions:

·Staying a breast of changes happening within the various programs and services lines and ensuring that those changes are properly reflected in the budget

·Training leaders on the use of the budgeting software

·Working closely with the AVP, Finance& Analytics on leadership reporting needs

·Reviewing the budget for accuracy and completeness

The consultant must demonstrate and promote excellent customer service, responsiveness, oral and written communication, accurate and supported analysis, and project management skills. To be successful, the individual in this position must be:

·An effective communicator and trainer providing support to the team and to all NLH Members to optimize utilization of the NLH budgeting and forecasting systems

·Provide timely input and analysis into the decision-making process during the development of the various financial plans

·Able to continually demonstrate a thorough understanding of financial operations and proficiency with the budgeting, forecasting, and capital planning tools

·A role model in the delivery of services that are deemed to be superior in the eyes of the customers.

The Manager will support the development of the operating budget, ongoing system maintenance, and variance reporting and manage the team to perform the following duties:

Operating Budget

·Support the Associate Vice President in implementing the budget calendar and providing analysis used to develop annual budget targets.

·Serve as in-house expert, super-user and trainer on the operating budget system, understanding data links with Lawson and other systems, validation, budget development, and variance reporting.

·Stay abreast of Financial Planning software, structure, and detailed data elements. Participates in software upgrade testing and documents results. Recommends options if issues arise. Assists with the implementation and deployment of new software functionality.

·Support the completion of the consolidated budget which includes management of intercompany and eliminating entries as well as assists with other analyses; educate Member staff organizations and assist with problem solving related to operating budget development.

·Complete the monthly processing tasks promptly to ensure that the standard reports are published within the expected timeframe.

·Manage consolidating reports and intercompany account reconciliation.

·Accurately generate forecasts and analyze trends in revenues, expenses, and statistics.

·Compile and maintain documentation to support projections.

·Proactively monitor internal trends to identify risks and opportunities across revenue, expenses, and statistics.

·Collaborate with cross-functional teams in conjunction with budgeting and forecasting process.

·Prepare monthly budget versus actual analyses based on determined criteria.

·Perform other operating budget duties as assigned.

Capital Budget

·Provide analytical support to the Capital Review Committee, which oversees capital allocations and approvals and post-implementation reviews. Prepare cost benefit analysis of capital projects.

·Assist with Capital Budget reports for the Finance Committee.

·Compile and analyze capital budget expenditures.

·Calculate ROI/NVP and other analyses as requested.

Financial Planning Services

·Assist in the preparation of the long-range financial forecast.

·Monitor data for positive and negative business and financial trends and proactively alert the AVP to potential problems and/or opportunities.

·Develop and present analytical summaries, educational topics, etc., in a professional manner.

·Maintain system-wide policies and procedures related to financial planning.

·Stay current on upgrades and functionality enhancements and ensures that systems are compliant with Information Technology and Information Security office policies and procedures.

·Provide information and assistance to other departments or leaders as needed.

·Perform other financial planning special projects and job duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATIONS


Mature individual with excellent customer service, management, and analytical skills. Written communication skills required as well as project organization. Must maintain institutional, customer and Financial Planning department confidentiality. Experience in managing teams important. 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 seven years of accounting or financial planning experience required. Health care experience a plus.

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, PowerPoint and Microsoft Access and willingness to keep current with new computer software/technology for the continuous improvement of financial planning processes. Experience with All scripts EPSi, and 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 the management of a team-oriented culture required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Physical requirements include the ability to sit and/or stand long periods, light lifting, bending, some walking, hand dexterity sufficient to manage keyboard functions, and visual acuity. Travel will be necessary periodically. Keyboard skills are required.

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.

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Director of Revenue Cycle Member Organization Integration
Full-time
Northern Light Health
Bangor, Maine
Job number 63058

To apply: https://northernlighthealth.org/Careers/Position/63058/Director%20of%20Revenue%20Cycle%20Member%20Organization%20Integration%20RCI

SUMMARY
Reporting to the VP of Revenue Cycle of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, this position is responsible for providing leadership for all activities related to the management of EMHS's Revenue Cycle Integration (RCI) function. The Director of Revenue Cycle Member Organization Integration (RCI) is responsible for providing coordination, direction, and leadership to achieve ongoing operational quality, productivity, and efficiency between enterprise revenue cycle services and EMHS Member Organization facilities and physician practices. This position serves as the liaison between enterprise revenue cycle services and Member Organization leadership, management, and staff.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES

General Responsibilities / Duties

· Participate on revenue cycle leadership team meetings providing insights and communicating key operational and financial decisions pertaining to the revenue cycle
· Build effective and collaborative work relationships and facilitate productive communication between key revenue cycle stakeholders, including peer leaders of revenue cycle services and other core support departments (e.g., human resources, finance)
· Create a work environment for employees through team building, coaching, constructive feedback, work delegation, personal example, and goal setting that encourages creativity, open dialogue on work issues, professional growth, and a consistent, high level of performance
· Encourage and support employee decision-making within their scope of responsibilities
· Set and maintain standards for the interaction between EMHS Member Organizations and the Enterprise Revenue Cycle Team
· Oversee the performance and operations of the RCI function, and act as the primary liaison between Enterprise Revenue Cycle functions and Member Organization operations
· Develop a deep understanding of all EMHS Member Organization's Revenue Cycle operations, which includes a thorough understanding of Cerner and any applicable systems and tools
· Build strong relationships and facilitate effective communication between hospital and physician-based Revenue Cycle and Clinical (where appropriate) operations, centralized Revenue Cycle operations (PAS, Middle Revenue Cycle Operations, PFS, Customer Service), and core support departments (e.g., human resources, business support services, compliance, finance)
· Address business needs upon identification; conduct regular meetings with Member Organization VPs of Finance and other key leadership; provide analysis and context for monthly performance data
· Facilitate the management (i.e. development of action plans) and resolution of escalated issues that arise and impact both Member Organization and centralized Revenue Cycle operations
· Analyze and report on Key Performance Indicator (KPI) data and coordinate Revenue Cycle analytics, utilizing all available data
· Provides strategic guidance and direction on key Member Organization Revenue Cycle-specific operational and financial decisions; lead EMHS Revenue Cycle and departmental committees and meetings designed to improve Revenue Cycle operations/processes and financial performance, as necessary
· Develop, maintain, and monitor service level agreements (SLAs) between hospital and physician-based Revenue Cycle operations (Patient Access, onsite HIM Operations) and other related functions, within both Revenue Cycle and Clinical operations as necessary
· Develop and present information to Member Organization leadership on all aspects of the Revenue Cycle
· Oversee training of Member Organization resources on functions within the Revenue Cycle, as needed
· Participate in and, where appropriate, lead cross functional Revenue Cycle projects
· Create a work environment for employees through team building, coaching, constructive feedback, work delegation, personal example, and goal setting that encourages creativity, open dialogue on work issues, professional growth, and a consistent, high level of performance
· Encourage and support employee decision-making within their scope of responsibilities
· Identify opportunities for revenue improvement, automation, or issue resolution. Creates and provides data to baseline and drive solution outcomes
· Analyze operational requirements and system capabilities
· Facilitate all levels of management for developing and implementing key strategies in integration, quality, process efficiency, and performance outcomes
· Maintain up-to-date clinical knowledge and applies that knowledge in the development of future state processes, as well as, in the analysis of current state processes
· Participate in and conduct internal and/or external meetings and training programs while staying current and compliant on key regulatory and/or statutory issues that may affect current/future assignments
· Inform leadership of these issues and of any related impacts to the Revenue Cycle team, and others as applicable
· Complete any duties and special assignments, as requested

Budget Responsibility

· Administer expense budget for department
· Present departmental budget recommendations to VP of Revenue Cycle for approval
· Monitor budget performance and variance explanations
· Optimize vendor relationships as necessary
· Evaluate current and new technology solutions

Authority / Decision Making Level

· Prioritize and organizes work within division to meet changing priorities

Supervisory Responsibility

· No direct reports
· Matrix management

Leadership

· Evaluate, monitor, and assist in developing the priorities and progress of the Revenue Cycle Department
· Provide senior leadership with information regarding receivable and/or departmental performance
· Assist in implementing improvements in work process that both improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the revenue cycle
· Lead redesign initiatives and other EMHS-sponsored initiatives as requested
· Design easily understood and impactful managerial reports for wide distribution
· Monitor payer and vendor activities and communications
· Stress attention to detail and designs monitoring tools to ensure accuracy
· Identify opportunities for improved efficiency through better processes and additional automation
· Coordinate and collaborate with key revenue cycle functions to ensure strategic alignment with broader organizational goals and objectives
· Function effectively in a Matrix Management environment

People

· Demonstrate leadership and commitment to colleagues by accepting accountability for outcomes, sharing timely information, building effective relationships and communicating clearly and directly
· Ensure adequate training is being provided to staff to educate on the following skills: current working knowledge of payer requirements; sufficient healthcare knowledge necessary to perform job requirements; knowledge of state, local and federal policy requirements for functions performed; and relevant knowledge of information technologies
· Lead and coordinate ongoing staff evaluation, retention, training and management of policies and procedures
· Oversee and ensure two-way communication with Member Organization leadership and Revenue Cycle leadership

Process

· Develop, implement, and manage efficient and effective operational policies, processes and performance monitoring across all functions of the Revenue Cycle Department
· Provide ongoing feedback loop communication to other Revenue Cycle areas
· Develop, implement, and manage efficient and effective operational policies, processes and performance monitoring across all Revenue Cycle functions
· Coordinate payer trend analysis to ensure optimal processing and reimbursement, identify issues, communicate findings to Revenue Cycle stakeholders, define solutions and initiate resolution

Performance Monitoring

· Measure and report ongoing financial and operational performance of the Revenue Cycle department
· Recognize areas of excellence and oversee the development and implement action plans related to functional areas where performance is not meeting expectations
· Manage/communicate the department dashboard and design action plans as issues are identified within the unit
· Ensure that key performance metrics are met on a monthly basis

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience & Education

· Education: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, healthcare administration, or closely related field is required. 10 years of direct applicable experience in a similar role in lieu of bachelor's degree will be considered. Master's level degree in related field preferred.
· 6+ years of experience in Revenue Cycle or related Business Support Services or equivalent within a large health system, with at least 3 of those years in a management capacity
· Prior work experience should include a leadership role in a redesign project
· Experienced in using team building to positively influence the work environment
· Excellent written communication, verbal communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
· Self-directed with the ability to work with various stakeholders and teams
· Ability to make quality, independent decisions as well as the ability to collaborate effectively to make decisions with other leaders
· Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines and multiple interruptions
· Superior project management, analytical, and problem-solving skills
· A demonstrated ability to use PC based office productivity tools (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel) as necessary and PC based financial tools (spreadsheets, data bases, financial planning software and graphics, Microsoft preferred) effectively for analyses and presentations

Knowledge

· Significant understanding of healthcare business/ finance/revenue cycle principles, with special emphasis on hospital and physician access services
· Strong organizational skills, working effectively in a multi-task environment
· Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communication skills
· Demonstrated ability in leadership
· Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with clients, co-workers, administration, other clinic departments, providers, community agencies, and other health team members
· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and remain flexible under stressful situations

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.

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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

Contact: Lisa Worcester
Email: lworcester@northernhealth.org
Phone: 207-973-7860

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. 

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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.

Education:

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

Experience:

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.

Apply at:

https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0015976&Title=Director%2C%20Corporate%20Accounting&utm_source=HFMA%20-%20Maine%20Chapter&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Leadership%20-%20Director%20-%20Corporate%20Accounting

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.

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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.

Requirements

  • 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

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555 or 800-222-2729
 

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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

781.804.1731

tina.powderly@phillipsdipisa.com

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 www.phillipsdipisa.com.

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Witt/Kieffer has been retained to assist Mercy Medical Center (Mercy) in Springfield, MA in the search for a high caliber, mission-driven and action-oriented Vice President, Finance to lead all financial areas for the hospital and its affiliated organizations. The chief finance executive participates with other senior management to address, interpret, resolve and monitor a broad and diverse range of financial, operational and strategic issues. The VP, Finance will be a key partner with other leaders in driving an initiative to turn around the financial performance of the Springfield region.   

With 251 licensed beds and $420 million in net revenues across the region, Mercy is a community-based, patient-center hospital. Mercy is part of Trinity Health of New England, a regional health ministry of Trinity Health. Trinity Health is the second largest Catholic healthcare delivery system in the nation, covering 21 states from coast to coast with 92 hospitals and services that span the continuum of care.  Trinity Health of New England consists of five hospitals across Connecticut and Massachusetts. 

Reporting jointly to the President of Mercy and to the Regional CFO, the VP, Finance will play a critical role in oversight and execution of key strategic initiatives for the organization. Mercy is undergoing a transformational time and re-inventing itself as a key player in the healthcare market in western Massachusetts. The transformation calls for both a financial and cultural turn around.  The successful candidate will be a strategic leader who has significant financial management experience. She or he must be a contemporary thinker, well versed in the financial challenges of healthcare delivery.  The VP, Finance will partner with others in the market, region and system leadership on a wide range of strategic and operational initiatives while engaging colleagues in change and the successful achievement of targeted outcomes. The VP, Finance must be comfortable working in a matrixed organization. For-profit and/or turn-around experience is a plus. 

To find out more, please direct all nominations, expressions of interest and/or resumes to Trey Wilson via e-mail: twilson@wittkieffer.com.

http://www.wittkieffer.com/position/vice-president-finance/mercy-medical-center/14766.

 

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Hospital Controller
White Mountains New Hampshire

 

Responsibilities include  directing  general accounting staff, coordinating accounting office functions, overseeing  preparation of month-end close documents and journal entries. Will be responsible for overseeing the general ledger and related accounting activities, ensuring accurate and timely processing of transactions, and compliance with internal policies. Supervise Accounts Payable and General Accounting departments Responsible for all monthly, quarterly, and year-end closings, including year-end audit support and assistance in the preparation of internal and external consolidated financial statements.  Will assist CFO in the preparation of annual budget, Medicare Cost Reports, Disproportionate Share (DSH) audits, etc.

Must have Bachelor's degree in Accounting with extensive experience in hospital financial management and strong leadership team building skills

Requirements

  • Strong technical accounting and systems knowledge including analysis and accounting/billing systems
  • General Ledger Accounting
  • Microsoft Excel and Outlook, and financial systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Medicare and third-party payer knowledge

Please email resumes to rharrington@rrmastaffing.com

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FRANCISCAN HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN
BOSTON, MA
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

This is an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic and accomplished financial executive to join the senior leadership team of a mission-driven, not-for-profit 100-bed pediatric subacute hospital that provides medical, behavioral health, and educational services to children with special health care needs.

The CFO is a key member of the leadership team and he/she is accountable for establishment and oversight of fiscal management systems and IT.

The CFO will maintain the institution's financial viability and ensure that all accounting practices and financial transactions are conducted in accordance with accepted accounting standards, laws and regulations governing the fiscal management of not-for-profit healthcare institutions.

B.S. in Business Administration or related area and a Master’s Degree and/or C.P.A. qualification is required.

Seven to ten years’ experience in progressively responsible positions in healthcare financial management is needed with previous CFO experience preferred.  Special knowledge and competency in third-party reimbursement is essential. A demonstrated background as a strategic-thinker with strong financial and IT skills is necessary. Experience working with not-for-profit healthcare entities highly desirable.

Contact:

Claire Connolly

Phillips DiPisa

claire.connolly@phillipsdipisa.com

781-749-6410

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