Chief Financial Officer, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Chief Financial Officer, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Website Tyler & Company

Is pleased to announce they have been retained for an exciting search for a Chief Financial Officer, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System in Boone, North Carolina.

The Organization

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) is the leading healthcare system in the High Country. ARHS offers access to two hospitals, 13 medical offices and 22 outpatient services. The ARHS Board members are very engaged and dedicated to the success of the system. To best serve the needs of the community, ARHS embraces Studer Principals and is focused on remaining an independent and adaptable hospital system.

The Opportunity

Acting as a true partner at the leadership table, and reporting to the President and CEO of ARHS, the Chief Financial Officer holds ultimate responsibility for the financial management of the organization, with accountability for achieving financial benchmarks. Additionally, this leader will provide financial insight and direction around any proposed new buildings, additions and expansion projects.  The CFO will help lead the way in strategically positioning the organization to be successful with new payment models along with visioning models which promote the success of ARHS as an independent system.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be a strong, team and results-oriented leader who will have 5+ years of hospital financial management experience as a CFO, Controller or VP of Finance, within a growing healthcare environment.  Experience in the financial management of non-profit hospitals, critical access facilities, clinics, physician practices, behavioral health and other health care services is preferred.  Experience in the areas of advanced payment mechanisms, LEAN methods, efficiency principles and net revenue optimization is helpful.  The chosen candidate will be able to engage community, governmental, financial and organizational leaders in an effective manner.  Master’s degree is preferred; CPA credential is valued.

The Community

In the Boone, North Carolina area, the outdoors is a lifestyle.  Appalachian hiking trails may start a short walk from your home or office.  Rich in history, the area holds small town charm with a rebellious, liberal flare.  Only two hours from Asheville, Boone is home to Appalachian State University.  The college and mountain culture create an eclectic cocktail of art, music and food. Residents and visitors enjoy a four-season experience with breathtaking outdoor adventures, including hiking, snow skiing, world-class cycling and golfing.  Enjoy lovely drives along the Blue Ridge Parkway and fabulous shopping at local niche stores or at Tanger Outlet Malls.  The schools in Boone area are among the top-rated public schools in North Carolina based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity.

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~A strong base salary, incentive plan, relocation and executive benefits package is offered~

If you know someone who may be interested, please contact:

Charlotte Tinsley, Tyler & Company

All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

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