ACFO DeTar Healthcare System-Victoria, TX

    Community Health System
    Victoria, TX
    Full-time

    Job Description

    As a member of the Hospital's senior management team, the Assistant Chief Financial Officer (ACFO) will participate in the financial and functional decision-making processes necessary for the successful attainment of the hospital's mission in addition to maintaining an awareness of changes in healthcare matters that could have an impact on the success of the hospital.

    The physicians, staff and volunteers of the DeTar Healthcare System pride themselves on caring for our community. The father and son physician team of William and Webb T. DeTar opened the area's first hospital, Valley View Hospital, in a two-story, white wood framed, colonial style home on the corner of Navarro and San Antonio streets in 1924. Since then, the DeTar "family," as we call it, has grown to a team of 1,200 staff members, more than 200 physicians and 120 volunteers who dedicate themselves to keeping our community healthy.

    Our two full-service, acute care hospitals, DeTar Hospital Navarro and DeTar Hospital North have been recognized for providing quality care by the Joint Commission and offer services one may expect to travel miles to receive, such as:
    • Comprehensive cardiac program with two cardiac catheterization labs, an electro physiology program and open-heart surgery
    • An accredited Chest Pain Center
    • An inpatient rehabilitation facility recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and offering round-the-clock nursing care and at least three hours of physical, occupational and/or speech therapy
    • A designated Primary Stroke Center
    • Both Level III and Level IV Trauma Centers
    • A Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with the area's only program providing 24-hour coverage with in-house neonatologists
    As a member of the Hospital's senior management team, the Assistant Chief Financial Officer (ACFO) will participate in the financial and functional decision-making processes necessary for the successful attainment of the hospital's mission in addition to maintaining an awareness of changes in healthcare matters that could have an impact on the success of the hospital.

    The responsibilities of the ACFO include, but are not limited to:
    • Assisting with the overall financial operations of the acute-care facility including accounting, budgetary, audits, tax and other financial planning activities within the hospital organization; including management of respective department heads as assigned
    • Working with system management to develop and implement policies and procedures, short- and long-range goals, objectives and plans.
    • Providing financial leadership to hospital managers, directors and officers that will enroll support, create ownership of goals, and encourage active participation in decisions that impact the hospital in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer
    • Assisting the Chief Financial Officer to ensure the hospital meets necessary financial regulatory and compliance requirements
    • Assisting the Chief Financial Officer in contributing financial expertise in the planning of new services that generate additional sources of profitable revenue
    • Managing costs by continually seeking data that will identify opportunities and take action to eliminate non-value costs in conjunction with the hospital's Chief Financial Officer
    • Analyzing areas in planning, promoting and conducting organization-wide performance improvement activities
    • Representing the hospital at meetings including medical staff, hospital board of director meetings as well as relevant community meetings as needed
    • Participating in the hospital's monthly operation reviews as well as participating in corporate office meetings as deemed necessary
    This position reports directly to the CFO and in the absence of the CFO, the ACFO may be required to interpret hospital financial policy and provide guidance.

    Education:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business related field with a minimum of 12 credit hours earned in Accounting from an accredited institution. (Master's degree preferred).
    Experience:
    • Minimum 2 years financial/accounting progressive experience in a healthcare environment; for-profit experience preferred
    • Recent controller (or similar) experience highly preferred
    • Business office experience preferred, but not required
    Certifications:
    • CPA preferred
    Abilities:
    • Ability to relocate to hospital location and possibly substitute for other administrative positions
    • Must be proficient in written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff and community
    • Ability to maintain confidential information concerning personal, financial, or medical matters
    Posting ID: 556638239Posted: 2020-05-21