Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has complete oversight of all fiscal functions within CHCCC.
It is the primary purpose of CHCCC to provide the highest quality of total care possible to the patient population it serves. Such a level of quality depends ultimately on the staff's desire and ability to work together, individually, and as a team. The employee is expected to be professional, punctual, maintain regular attendance, cooperative, motivated, and organized at all times.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Additional duties may be assigned with or without prior notice.
Serves as a member of CHCCC’s leadership team, and represents Finance Department in all such meeting. Provides proactive, sound guidance and expertise to the leadership team to coordinate and prioritize financial planning and control.
Manages the overall operations of the Finance Department including accounting, accounts payable, billing, purchasing, and payroll. Interacts with department managers for operations and financial updates.
Provide financial stewardship of the organization and ensure proper controls are in place to reduce financial risks.
Participates in both long and short term planning, goals, objectives and develops optimal financial and market placement of the organization. Participates in the strategic planning process.
Summarizes pertinent financial data and makes presentations to the CEO, and Board of Directors, key staff, and various committees as needed.
Develops annual budget as required by the Board of Directors. Reviewed for accomplishment of projections monthly. Maintains updated departmental budgets. Meets regularly with the department heads to offer direction in budgetary management.
Reviews monthly financial statements. Projects outlook for future time periods by using budget information and input from department level discussion.
Directs and/or participates in the preparation of periodic and special budgetary and financial related statistical reports, monitors expenditures according to budget allocations; performs variance analyses of monthly results of operations versus budgeted trends, and recommends and/or initiates cost saving measures.
Analyzes, interprets and communicates to leadership financial data and develops reports to reflect internal economic conditions and trends including need to request a new PPS rate with new scope change as needed.
Responsible for completing PPS reconciliations, Medi-cal and Medicare cost reports.
Responsible for revenue cycle management, grant administration, and federal cost principles.
Responsible for ensuring CHCCC is complaint with BPHC/HRSA grant requirements.
Oversees data collection for preparation of cost reports for Medicare, Medi-Cal, and other external or internal request for financial information.
Evaluates and recommends pricing and fee structures related to costs of services/fee charges.
Works with the Director of Human Resources and Deputy CEO to maintain a wage scale for all positions.
Participates in cost impact of personnel programs such as the employee benefit plan.
Possesses general knowledge of wage and hour regulations, record keeping, and complies with company policies and procedures.
Analyzes payments to determine cost effectiveness and profitability of managed care contracts.
Ensure accuracy of income statement and balance sheet.
Provides financial expertise in the planning of new services and expansion of existing services.
Handles the preparation and submission of financial reports and other compliance reporting to the lenders under the New Market Tax Credit transactions and compliance, and communicates/coordinates required reportable matters to the lenders. Reviews and reports the financial status and construction costs.
Responsible for ensuring CHCCC is in compliance with New Market Tax Credit regulations.
Participates in the completion of the Uniformed Data System (UDS) and OSHPD reports relating to the financial portions of the reports.
Responsible for development, implementation and supervision of all policies and procedure requests for managed care contracts as outlined in the United States Public Health Services managed care operating self-assessment tool.
Supervises the corporate managed information systems (MIS) and insures that MIS reports are accurate and timely.
Monitors all Corporate and Community Health Center Policy and Procedures for compliance.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state, local, and tax laws and regulations for all financial activities. Maintains awareness of legislation and regulations effecting the business environment.
Keeps up to date with statutes surrounding participation in government programs.
Coordinates and assures timely submission of periodic financial and statistical reports for grants/funding sources granting and other agencies to comply with regulatory requirements.
Arranges and directs preparation for audits of CHCCC’s accounts.
Demonstrates adherence to and observes all safety policies and procedures, inclusive of infection control rules and regulations.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults or geriatrics).
Demonstrates knowledge of domestic violence, child and dependent abuse protocols.
Demonstrates culturally sensitivity and competence with patients.
Maintains and adheres to HIPAA, employee confidentiality, and privileged communications (patient, employee, and corporation).
Directly supervises Controller, Director of Billing, and Director of IT and may supervise others directly or indirectly. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from an accredited four-year college or university is required. Master’s degree in a related field preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in public or financial management is required. FQHC, medical, and/or non-profit accounting experience preferred.
Working knowledge and competency of billing codes and programs.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, policy and procedure manuals. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of patients or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Knowledge of financial and budgetary practices. Ability to analyze financial data and patterns.
Ability to apply sound judgment in understanding to carry out instructions in written or oral form. Ability to make appropriate job decisions following standard office policies and past precedents.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, email, and keyboarding required. Microsoft Office and Google Suite skills required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Possession of current, valid, unrestricted California Driver's License (Class C) required.
Certified Public Accountant certificate preferred.
Required to pass a criminal history background check and drug screen upon hire.
Annual health examination; annual Tuberculosis skin test clearance or chest x-ray; proof of immunity to MMR, Varicella, and Hepatitis B; proof of Tdap vaccine; during current flu season, must provide proof of influenza vaccine or a signed declination form. If declined, a flu mask is mandatory during flu season.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is moderate (i.e. office setting with computers, phones, and printers). Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Required: Must be willing to have a flexible work schedule that may include evenings/weekends, and travel as needed.
Internal Number: 2067
About Community Health Centers of the Central Coast
Community Health Centers of the Central Coast, Inc. (CHC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit network of community health centers serving the residents of California's Central Coast. Conveniently located throughout San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara counties, our committed team of healthcare professionals are dedicated to maintaining your health and well-being. We offer fully accredited Medical, Dental and Chiropractic care as well as Health Education and Specialty Care.
To enhance the health status of all people in the Central Coast of California, with special emphasis on the medically underserved, by providing accessible, affordable, comprehensive and quality healthcare services, through well trained professional staff, in strategically located health centers.
A History of Quality Care
Community Health Centers of the Central Coast began operation in 1978, in a small building in Nipomo California, with 7 employees and a part-time volunteer doctor. As of early 2016 we have over 729 employees in 28 state-licensed clinics, and provide more than 450,000 visits annually.
Our health centers are located in San Luis Obispo County and Northern Santa Barbara C...ounty on the Central Coast of California. Our patient population includes low income, uninsured community members with special emphasis on special populations such as homeless, school-based, migrant and seasonal farm workers, and public housing residents.
Our primary care staffing includes: Family Practice, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and OB/GYN Physicians. In addition, we have Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Dentists, Optometrists, Behavioral Health clinicians, Chiropractors, Registered Dietitians/Certified Diabetic Education, and other ancillary staff. In addition, to primary care we have a variety of specialists that provide services on-site or through telemedicine.
CHC has extended walk-in hours at several health centers in Paso Robles, Arroyo Grande, and Santa Maria that include extended evening hours and weekends.
CHC has one on-site pharmacy at its CHC Nipomo Health Center that fills more than 50,000 prescriptions per year for our patient population. The Pharmacy is open Monday-Saturday.
CHC has been Joint Commission Accredited since 1998, and most recently Joint Commission Primary Care Medical Home certified since 2014.
CHC continues to grow as an organization and is proud to be able to serve the community by providing quality health care.