CFO, Doctor's Hospital of Laredo
UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office - Laredo, TX

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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries’ acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion. We are currently recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Doctor’s Hospital of Laredo , located in Laredo, TX .

Doctor's Hospital of Laredo is a facility that is co-owned with physician investors. It has 180 licensed beds and is a Level III Trauma Center. The facility has over 18,000 emergency department visits each year, employs over 525 employees, including nearly 140 RNs. The active medical staff consists of 164 physicians, including 80 active staff members. The hospitals service lines include: Cancer, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Women’s Health, Dialysis. Patient satisfaction is a top priority at Doctors Hospital. To show our commitment to patient satisfaction, Doctors Hospital has implemented a Service Excellence training program, developed by Health Management Consultants, Inc. The program supports the philosophy that there are many different ways of exemplifying service excellence rather than only "one right way". The mission at Doctors Hospital —to provide the best healthcare services that patients recommend to families and friends, physicians prefer for their patients, purchasers select for their clients, employees are proud of, and investors seek for long-term results. This vision will be realized through our commitment to the following principles: service excellence, continuous improvement in measurable ways, employee development, ethical and fair treatment for all, teamwork, compassion, and innovation in service delivery.

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Maximize hospital financial performance. Analyze the profitability of existing hospital operations, product lines, contractual agreements, etc., making recommendations when appropriate for improvement.
  • Act as a change agent to reduce expenses and reduce variation in organization/process/procedures.
  • Metric-focused to target overall hospital improvement in operations and finance.
  • Participate in the hospital financial reporting process. Supervise the preparation of reports outlining hospital’s financial position and operating profit and loss statement. Participate in the preparation and timely filing of federal, state, hospital association, third party, and other financial reports as required.
  • Develop employees through appropriate management practices, creates a hospital climate to motivate employees to highest performance. Establish direction, coaches employees, provides feedback, and builds commitment.
Requirements

Experience Requirements include:
  • Must possess a working knowledge of GAAP, Medicare and Medicaid regulations, and federal and local tax regulations; knowledge of all business office and other administrative office operations including all processes from registration (pre-registration) through discharge and terminal resolution of the patient bill; knowledge of managed care and other payer processes and agreements, including specific terms for negotiation are required; knowledge of all accounting processes including accounts payable, payroll and general accounting and effective ability to prepare financial statements and operating reports that accurately and timely reflect the entity’s performance.
  • Must be skilled at interpreting the abstract pieces of financial analysis and performance; preparing schedules and reports, using source data and compiling reports from others’ schedules; skill in use of electronic spreadsheets and ability to manipulate data within proprietary and acquired data bases, using ACCESS, ECLYPSIS, or other data bases; adept at skillfully communicating ideas and facts, packaging information and concepts in a way that increases understanding by others.
  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or other closely related field with 8-10 years of relevant experience in a healthcare environment. A Master's degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience is highly preferred.
  • Experience working closely with hospital-operated medical groups is preferred.
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a strong benefits program including medical, dental, and life insurances and our 401(k) retirement plan.

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