Dartmouth Health is pleased to announce a national search for the Chief Financial Officer of Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, New Hampshire.
Cheshire Medical Center is seeking an innovative leader who will be responsible for the overall financial management of the hospital while also working alongside other Dartmouth Health system leaders. The successful candidate will be an effective financial strategist with a track record of accomplishing big goals, fostering sustainable growth, and maintaining positive relationships.
About Cheshire Medical Center:
Cheshire Medical Center is a 169-bed, community hospital with the mission of leading its community to optimal health and wellness through clinical and service excellence and compassion for every patient. It is the 14th hospital to be named an American Hospital Association “Living the Vision” awardee (2013) and is the 2010 New Hampshire Healthcare Business of the Decade. With a vision focused on continual health outcome improvement, Cheshire Medical Center strives to remain a sustainable regional resource. Cheshire Medical Center is a member of the Dartmouth Health system.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene comprises the majority of the Cheshire medical staff. It is a 240 physician and advanced practice provider, multi-specialty community practice and a division of the Dartmouth–Hitchcock Clinic based in Lebanon, NH. This diverse group of professionals is committed to quality and patient safety, continuous process improvement and clinical measurement. The Clinic is a nationally recognized leader in population health and the patient-centered medical home care delivery model. It is innovative and collaborative in its use of integrative medicine, value-based care, accountable-care models and electronic health records.
The community of Keene is a picturesque, college town in the Monadnock Region of southwestern New Hampshire. The cost of living, stable real estate market, and excellent schools and neighborhoods makes Keene an ideal place to call home.
About Dartmouth Health:
Dartmouth Health is New Hampshire’s largest, and only academic, health system. Dartmouth Health serves patients from across northern New England and provides access to more than 1,800 providers. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Dartmouth Cancer Center, the Dartmouth Health Children’s hospital, 5 member hospitals, 30 ambulatory clinic locations across the region, a Visiting Nurse Association, and the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care.
At Dartmouth Health, we believe that the diversity of our patients, people, and community shows a strength we support and celebrate. We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone to thrive, honoring all within our organization and the communities we serve. Our belief is simple and actionable: Dartmouth Health is better when we embrace each other with open hearts and minds, confront our biases, and take a stand for equity and inclusion.
About the job:
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will serve as a key member of the Senior Leadership team at Cheshire Medical Center. Primary functions include the development and implementation of financial strategic plans and goals as well as financial forecasting, analysis, and decision-making support related to business performance measurements. The CFO provides analyses of performance versus operating budgets and presents overall financial results to drive future decisions. The successful leader will address government regulations to ensure compliance and adherence to GAAP and industry standards while continuously monitoring and mitigating financial risk. The CFO should devote themselves to fostering teamwork, partnership, and collaboration among management and staff at all levels as well as with external contractors and subcontractors.
This high-visibility position requires that the CFO effectively manage change and capably implement new courses of action.
Qualified candidates will hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, accounting, finance, or a related field. Master’s level education is strongly preferred.
Candidates must possess a minimum of 10 years in finance and a minimum of 5 years of previous experience in a hospital setting.
Experience in a non-profit, community hospital environment as well as within a complex, matrixed health system is preferred.
Candidates are asked to supply a resume, cover letter, and diversity statement for this search.
Please address cover letters to the Search Chair:
Joseph Perras, MD
Chief Executive Officer Cheshire Medical Center
All application material should be submitted to:
Carrie Moore, MBA, CPRP Executive Recruiter, Dartmouth Health
Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire's only academic health system and the state's largest private employer, serves patients across northern New England. Dartmouth Health provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH, as well as across its wide network of hospitals, clinics and care facilities. DHMC is consistently named the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in numerous clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth Health includes its Dartmouth Cancer Center, one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only such center in northern New England; Dartmouth Health Children’s, including the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the state’s only children’s hospital and clinic locations around the region; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene and New London, NH, and Windsor, VT, and Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and more than 24 clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermon...t. Through its historical partnership with Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health trains nearly 400 medical residents and fellows annually, and performs cutting-edge research and clinical trials recognized across the globe with Geisel and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. Dartmouth Health and its more than 13,000 employees are deeply committed to serving the healthcare needs of everyone in our communities, and to providing each of our patients with exceptional, personal care.