Chief Financial Officer
11 - 15 years experience • Patient Care
Currently recruiting a strategic and operational Chief Financial Officer for St. Luke’s Baptist a 282 bed acute care facility which is part of the Baptist Health System. St. Luke’s key service lines include Cardiology, Inpatient Rehab, Orthopedics, Robotic Surgery, Spine Center, Neurology, Wound Healing Center and Women’s Services and is located in the South Texas Medical Center. St. Luke’s is part of the Baptist health System which is comprised of 6 acute care hospital and more than 1,800 licensed beds.
The Chief Financial Officer reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is part of the A Team for the facility. The following positions typically report to the Chief Financial Officer: Business Office Manager, Information Systems, Controller, Health Information Management (including Coding), and Materials Management.
The Chief Financial Officer has responsibility for safeguarding the facility assets and ensuring the financial statements, including the books and records, are prepared and maintained in accordance with GAAP and for ensuring compliance with company financial and accounting policies and procedures and also ensuring internal controls are effective in both design and operation, including the routine monitoring of controls. Additionally, the Chief Financial Officer is a key member of the Facility A-Team and, as such, participates in establishing and implementing strategic business plans for the facility. He/she is a key member of the facility management team that interacts and communicates on a regular basis with an array of internal and external constituents, including various regulatory bodies.
The Chief Financial Officer has responsibility for the identification and independent assessment of financial risk, establishing and monitoring of mitigation plans, and for the communication of financial risk and opportunity to the Texas Region Chief Financial Officer and Facility Chief Executive Officer. The Chief Financial Officer is also responsible for the monitoring of financial performance and the maintenance of reasonable and appropriate financial plans and forecasts. The Chief Financial Officer must have strong business acumen in order to work collaboratively and effectively with home office departments, such as Compliance, Home Office Accounting/Financial Reporting, Information Systems, Internal Audit, Legal, Treasury and other departments that provide support services to the facility.
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the monitoring of the revenue cycle process and, along with other revenue cycle stakeholders, the improvement of the revenue cycle process through rate setting, charge capture, managed care negotiations, and cash collections.
The Chief Financial Officer is also responsible for the evaluation and management of investments in capital projects by applying unbiased scrutiny in determining the financial impact and ROI of such projects and managing the capital spend in accordance with the capital cash flow projections.
San Antonio, Texas
A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus, annual long term incentives and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting is required.
MBA, MHA and/or CPA designation is preferred.
Required Background Professional Experience
Investor owned healthcare financial management experience required.
At least 10 years of progressive financial healthcare or equivalent experience in the areas of general accounting; operations; financial systems; financial statement preparation; review and analysis; multi-discipline management experience; and ethics.
Good organization skills with the ability to prioritize work load and successfully manage all financial activities. Resilience to working successfully under pressure.
Ability to convert complex finance, operational, and compliance issues into terms and concepts that are easily disseminated throughout all levels of the organization.
A track record in acute care facility finance, defining the issues and making the decisions to generate improved financial performance.
Participation, as well as supervisory experience, in negotiating managed care contracts.
A thorough understanding of healthcare trends with the ability to anticipate opportunities.
Successful experience as a financial leader in a highly competitive market.