Mercy Medical Center Clinton Finance Director in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Department:

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Position Purpose:

Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital, affiliated with Trinity Health, operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

Since we opened our doors in 1955, the name Holy Cross remains synonymous with medical excellence and highly personalized care with sincere human compassion and understanding.

While spirituality plays an essential role in the way that we minister to our patients, we also maintain state-of-the-art technology, a highly acclaimed medical staff and a variety of innovative services to provide healthcare for the entire family.

Overview:

 Provides strategic direction of department in support of finance initiatives and goals.

 Leads and manages complex finance projects, working collaboratively with leaders.

 Directs all efforts to ensure highest customer/sponsor satisfaction.

Job Description Details:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serves as an expert consultant to executive leadership on major and highly complex healthcare issues with strategic importance.

  • Provides leadership and direction for the department in accordance with the overall strategic direction of Finance.

  • Communicates information strategically, delivering results-oriented messages.

• Actively monitors operational and financial performance to anticipate and meet the needs of leadership.

  • Drives for changes in work products and processes that will improve departmental efficiencies and effectiveness.

  • Applies thorough understanding of key business processes to effectively anticipate and address the longer-term implications of decisions/actions.

  • Manages all steps of major projects or processes and adjusts planned approach as required.

• Fosters a positive and proactive work environment, emphasizing respect for individuals, high standards of quality, customer service, innovation and team work.

  • Fosters strong results orientation within department by motivating staff and holding them accountable to meeting customer needs and organizational goals.

  • Facilitates the ongoing learning, well-being, professional satisfaction and development of staff through training, work assignments, increased responsibility/autonomy and mentoring.

  • Facilitates the ongoing learning, well-being, professional satisfaction and development of staff through training, work assignments, increased responsibility/autonomy and mentoring.

  • Partners with local and regional leadership to find new ways to enhance financial products and services.

  • Understands interrelationships among systems and process across functional areas to redesign process, improve efficiency, and ensure optimal results.

  • Identifies and communicates opportunities for change to improve performance.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

• Minimum eight (8) years of directly related financial experience with analytically challenging projects.

• Minimum three (3) years of general management experience.

Education

• Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics or other related field required.

Additional Requirements:

• Knowledge in one or more of the following: accounting, finance, quantitative analysis, financial analysis, healthcare economics, information systems, organizational development, health care delivery systems, project management or new business development.

• Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations related to the healthcare industry.

• Excellent communications, presentation and interpersonal skills.

• Able to manage through influence and collaboration.

• Excellent skills in complex analytic problem solving, strategic planning, program development, project management, change management and group process.

• Demonstrated effectiveness in staff development, team building, conflict resolution and group interaction.

• Proficiency with Microsoft office (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications:

• Direct operational experience.

• CPA highly preferred.

• Master's degree highly preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Serves as an expert consultant to executive leadership on complex healthcare finance areas with strategic importance.

  • Directs appropriate financial assessments to support strategy for Continuum Operations; communicates information strategically, delivering results-oriented messages.

  • Oversees financial performance reporting and analysis including financial results, variance analysis and performance drivers.

  • Provides recommendations based on analysis.

  • Works with leaders to drive financial performance.

  • Leads strategic financial planning based on operating forecasts, change initiatives, financial requirements, utilization, and benchmark data.

  • Applies, thorough understanding of key business processes, to address long-term implications of decisions/actions.

Directs labor and productivity improvement efforts through effective reporting, analysis, and strategy execution; includes creating and executing on action plans based on benchmarks.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.