CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Natchitoches Regional Medical Center
Chief Financial Officer serves in a high level administrative capacity both hospital-wide and over specific areas of responsibility. This position directs and oversees all financial activities, including preparation of financial reports, as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook. Other departments within the hospital may report to this position. This position must function in all areas of responsibility within the parameters of local, state, and federal regulations, as well as the guidelines of various regulatory agencies.
The person in this position must demonstrate full support of Natchitoches Regional Medical Center’s Mission through conduct consistent with the hospital’s Core Values and must use this position and job responsibilities as a means for integrating values into the work process and making positive contributions to the cultural climate in the following ways: using verbal and written communication skills to convey ideas in a positive, value-sensitive, people respecting way; displaying an understanding of and a need for proper stewardship of hospital resources; responding to the needs of patients, colleagues, and supervisors by listening, understanding, and caring; respecting customers’ needs by developing and maintaining participation as a team player; and by performing all job responsibilities in a manner that is sensitive to and supportive of the hospital’s culturally diverse objectives.
A. Chief Financial Officer
Directs all financial activities of facility including preparation of reports, summaries, and forecasts for future growth; prepares annual budget for facility; directs preparation of all financial reports, income statements, balance sheets, and reports for government regulatory agencies; oversees accounting department, budget preparation, and audit functions; meets regularly with department heads within area of responsibility; reviews and analyzes reports and makes suggestions for improvements; analyzes operations to pinpoint opportunities for savings, reorganization, down-sizing, or elimination; communicates with Chief Executive Officer and governing body to coordinate and prioritize planning; participates in long-range strategic planning; provides data on requirements for capital; monitors monthly performance of facility in relation to budget, intervening as needed;
C. Miscellaneous Duties
Provides administrative leadership to assure a high level of customer service on all levels within facility; completes annual performance evaluations on direct report staff; ensures a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for patients, visitors, and staff; assures adequate preparation for regulatory compliance surveys; maintains effective relationships and open communication with patients, families, staff, contractors, and the outside community; participates in continual training for professional growth; other duties as assigned.
Expected to participate in civic affairs within the local community.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the community, its political and economic environment, and culture.
Ability to network in various social, economic, and political arenas.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing.
Ability to organize people and assignments.
Ability to persuade and influence others.
Ability to respond to and resolve complaints and concerns constructively.
Ability to use good communications skills to convey ideas in a positive way.
Ability to exhibit good stewardship of hospital resources.
Ability to display a caring, sensitive approach to others by listening, understanding,
and responding to the needs of others.
Ability to make decisions which support cultural diversity.
Knowledge of all applicable local, state, and federal codes required.
Ability to use appropriate discretion in handling confidential information and materials.
Bachelor’s Degree required; CPA preferred.
Seven years hospital experience preferred.
Five years management experience in healthcare setting preferred.