Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: email@example.com . When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
Responsible for all financial and control activities for the System. Responsible for the protection of assets, revenue cycle, reimbursement financial reporting, operational reporting, and planning for the financial needs of the System. Provides strategic vision and management for the operational and fiscal direction of the System, streamlining functions, process, and systems when appropriate. Communicates, both verbally and in writing, financial performance information to the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) Board, Executive Management, and County Commissioners and the financial departments of the County. Ensures a smooth and cooperative interface with external auditors, Federal, State or other regulatory survey/review bodies during any reviews of the financial operations of the System and/or any of the business units and programs. Perform a wide variety of special projects and other administrative responsibilities as assigned from time to time.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field is required.
Ten (10) years of progressively more responsible financial management experience within the health care industry in order to provide knowledgeable and effective leadership to the organization in the area of Fiscal Affairs is required.
A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field is preferred.
Senior financial leadership work experience within the public and/or academic sectors of the healthcare industry; work within a multi-hospital organization highly desirable; preferred.
Ten (10) years previous experience as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or other similar role is preferred.
Membership in Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Managing of the revenue cycle program of the System to maximize revenue enhancement and collection, and the ability to ensure integrity of collected data to enhance management information and analysis
Coordinating, managing and leading annual budget process
Ability to provide financial decision making information including operational and financial benchmarking, cost analysis and planning support
Excellent financial leadership skills
Ability to provide leadership in fundamental redesign of the financial and business processes within the System
Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Skill in interfacing with external auditors, Federal, State or other regulatory survey/review bodies
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason orfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER