ORGANIZATION AND COMMUNITY BACKGROUND
Phillips County Health Systems (PCHS), located in Phillipsburg, Kansas, is the leading provider of health care services in northwest and northcentral Kansas. Through its twenty-five (25) bed Critical Access Hospital, its Rural Health Clinic, and advanced ancillary services, PCHS has established its reputation as one of the top Critical Access Hospitals in the country while experiencing exceptional growth and a solid operating margin.
Phillipsburg is the economic and recreational hub of Phillips County. With a vibrant and engaging business community and downtown, Phillipsburg offers extraordinary small-town life with community pride. This unique Kansas town boasts a myriad of outdoor recreational activities including exceptional hunting and fishing opportunities and the largest annual rodeo in Kansas. With Wichita, Kansas City, and Denver all in easy travel range, and with easy access to either I-70 and I-80, Phillipsburg offers the comfort of a small town with easy access to the amenities of metropolitan cities.
OPPORTUNITY / KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
As a key member of the leadership team, the Chief Financial Officer works with an exceptionally talented leadership team and a committed, dedicated Board of Trustees. Working collaboratively with an entrepreneurial CEO, Board of Trustees, and Leadership Team, this financial leader will have a strong background in financial models, revenue cycle, assisting with the creation of solid business plans and analyses while having the flexibility to adapt to the constant change in a competitive critical access hospital environment. Experience in healthcare, especially in a Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic health systems is preferred but not required. This is a unique opportunity to join an exceptional healthcare organization committed to ‘patient-centered excellence’ while continuing to be one of the top, small, rural hospitals in America through good decision making, collaborative teamwork, and a shared vision.
EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS
5+ years financial leadership experience ideally serving in a CFO capacity is desirable ( Experience in healthcare, especially in a Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic health systems is strongly preferred but not required for a candidate eager to learn the complexities of healthcare finance. Experience as a healthcare controller or other financial leadership position is also acceptable.)
Experience in financial change management and new program development.
Operational knowledge of physician practice management
Experience in Critical Access Hospital environments is highly preferred
Effective communicator, presenter, and mentor of others.
Strong project management experience desired
Experience with new services justifications
In-depth knowledge of third-party reimbursement including managed care contracting and Medicare cost reporting
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required, master’s degree and/or CPA preferred
Good teamwork skills essential
Given the current positive operating and cultural environment of the Phillips County Health System, they require a financial leader who is both well-grounded in financial operations and also an innovator/leader across the organization. The chosen candidate will have an entrepreneurial approach to their work delivering unique and innovative solutions to ever-evolving challenges. The ideal candidate will be a person of extreme character, who takes pride in his or her work and enjoys having fun. This leader must also have effective verbal and written communication skills, along with having the ability to effectively present financial and operational information to a wide variety of audiences.