Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Introduction:

Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) is conducting a search for their next Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (EVP/CFO). PCH has provided exceptional pediatric care in the Phoenix area for the past 35 years, and has been recognized as one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation during the past decade including a recurring top performer and rating from the Leapfrog Group for quality of care. The hospital consists of 433 beds and is mainly housed in a recently built 11-story patient tower. PCH is Arizona’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and houses several Centers of Excellence including Children’s Heart Center, The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Barrow Neurological Institute, NICU, and Center for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. PCH is gearing up for an increased demand of pediatric services in the area and has unveiled a $40 million dollar emergency department and trauma center expansion, more than doubling its original size.

Job Description:

The EVP/CFO is a trusted advisor to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), senior leadership team and Board of Directors, providing expert council on the financial performance of the organization and strategies for future growth and development. This position leads the accounting and financial management functions of PCH and establishes financial reporting systems and controls to safeguard the assets of the organization. Further oversight includes treasury, revenue cycle, accounting, patient financial services, budgeting, auditing, supply chain, and financial analysis/decision support. The EVP/CFO will provide leadership and execution for planning, implementing, and coordinating a wide variety of strategic and operational initiatives that serve to ensure effective and appropriate management of fiscal resources for Phoenix Children’s as well as present and future affiliates that develop within the integrated delivery system.

Required Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have executive financial management experience in a sophisticated, progressive, and complex organization located in a complex and competitive market. She/he with have detailed understanding of the financing of healthcare delivery, managed care, contract management, cash flow, debt financing, regulatory issues and treasury functions. A CPA or Master’s degree is required. Compensation will be highly competitive for qualified candidates.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Nominations and requests for additional information may be sent to the attention of Chris Neumann and Jim Gauss at cneumann@wittkieffer.com.