Market Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for HighPoint Health System

    LifePoint Hospitals
    Gallatin, TN, GALLATIN, TN

    Job Description

    HighPoint Health System has an opportunity for the Market Chief Financial Officer. HighPoint Health System is comprised of 4 hospitals in the Northern Tennessee area: Livingston Regional Hospital, Riverview Regional Medical Center, Sumner Regional Medical Center, and Trousdale Medical Center.

    This role will be based out of Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, TN. Established in 1959, Sumner Regional Medical Center is the flagship hospital of the HighPoint Health System. It is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services through its 155-bed acute care facility and physician practices.

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    The Market CFO provides leadership and direction to all financial departments for the overall fiscal responsibility for a multi hospital system.


    Administers the general accounting, patient business services, including third party reimbursement, financial, and statistical reporting functions of the hospital in accordance with established policies and accounting procedures.

    Provides formal or informal direction in data processing, distributed systems, material management and medical records functions.

    Trains subordinates on the above areas and monitors performance to ensure fiscal responsibilities are fulfilled.

    Assists the CEO in the development of long and short-range hospital operations plans that may include service demand analyses, resources availability analyses and cost benefit analyses of proposed capital and staff expansions.

    Develops long and short-range operational and capital budgets, which are supported by the hospitals long and short-range plans and objectives.

    Prepares cash flow analyses and budget variance analyses.

    Recommends budget modifications as required. Assists managers in the development of departmental budgets.

    Monitors, interprets and analyzes hospital financial performance in realizing established plans and objectives of the hospital.

    Identifies and reports undesirable trends and potential business opportunities and makes recommendations for action.

    Directs the preparation of internal financial reports including work papers for annual financial audit.

    Assures the timely and accurate preparation of financial reports and assures that the reports reliably reflect the financial position of the hospital.

    Assumes a lead role in analyzing and exploring means of reducing hospital operating costs and increasing revenues based on knowledge of market trends, financial reports and operating procedures.

    Responsible for direction and submission on a timely basis all financial data associated reports required by government and other regulated agencies including payroll tax reports and public disclosure reports and third party payor cost reports.

    Qualifications :

    Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance and the knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, and verbal, interpersonal and quantitative skills normally acquired through completion of this degree is required. Master's Degree strongly preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of 3 years of experience working at the CFO level in a for profit acute-care hospital is required. A minimum of three years of progressive management experience in an investor-owned healthcare organization required.

    Licenses: CPA strongly preferred.

    Travel Requirements: N/A

    Additional Information:

    Must be a strong, hands-on and approachable leader who understands the value of being a team-player.

    Must understand how to motivate and inspire staff to achieve optimal results, while keeping employee satisfaction high.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Requires prolonged sitting and some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment and involves frequent contact with staff and the public.

    LifePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    LifePoint Health and all of our facilities are committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    LifePoint Health is committed to being a place where employees want to work and takes seriously our responsibility to comply with all regulatory and legal guidelines throughout the recruitment and hiring process. The recruiting process with LifePoint Health will always include emails to job candidates from an address ending in "", as well as at least one phone interview and/or in-person interview prior to hiring.

    Posting ID: 552625669Posted: 2020-03-11