Chief Financial Officer - Columbus Regional Health

10/13/2020 10:46 AM | Robert Mahoney (Administrator)

The Opportunity:

The position of CFO represents an outstanding opportunity to serve as a key member of the Columbus Regional Health senior leadership team, impacting the financial performance and future of the health system. The new CFO will join a talented and highly dedicated senior leadership team, some of whom are long tenured and others who are relatively new to the organization. These executives look forward to partnering with a strategic and collaborative CFO who will provide them key information, consultation, and support to help them to effectively manage their operations and to facilitate sound financial decisions.

The Position: 

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a key member of the senior leadership team of Columbus Regional Health in Columbus, Indiana. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CFO will provide the vision, leadership, direction and administration of financial systems and strategy for Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus Regional Health Physicians, Southeastern Indiana Health Management, Inc., and Columbus Regional Health System Services. This individual will work to maximize financial resources and preserve and protect the long-term financial integrity of the of the organization. 

The CFO will also serve on the finance committee of the Board of Directors of SIHO Insurance Services of which Columbus Regional Health is a co-owner.

The Ideal Candidate: 

The ideal candidate will be an experienced financial executive with seven to ten years progressive leadership experience in healthcare finance.


  • Required:
    • Master's degree (M.B.A., M.H.A. or equivalent); seven to ten years progressive leadership experience in healthcare finance; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Experience in:
      • A community hospital setting 
      • Development and deployment of reimbursement/payer strategies
      • Operational finance reporting
      • Decision support
      • Strategic planning and emerging business models
      • Revenue cycle (both hospital and professional)
  • Preferred:
    • Experience preferred with value-based contracts, bundled payments, ACOs.
    • EPIC

The Organization:

Columbus Regional Health is a system serving a 10-county region in southeastern Indiana. For over the last 100 years the organization has served as the local, independent healthcare provider in the service area. The Columbus Regional Health team has 2,400 employees, 275 physicians on medical staff and 250 volunteers. Columbus Regional Hospital, the system’s flagship facility, is a 325-bed not-for-profit, providing emergency and surgical services and comprehensive care in numerous specialty areas. Columbus Regional Health Physicians offers a network of employed primary and specialty care physicians. The health system has one, unified electronic medical record system, Epic, for inpatient and outpatient services.

The Location:

Bartholomew County is home to more than 82,000 residents and has a distinguished history of visionary citizens and uncommon cooperation between public officials, citizens and private leadership. Its county seat, Columbus, is a city of only 46,000, yet The American Institute of Architects ranked it 6th in the nation for architectural innovation and design – right behind Chicago, New York, Boston, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. The visitor’s guide lists over 90 buildings and pieces of public art by internationally noted architects and artists, including Columbus Regional Hospital, which was redesigned by Robert A.M. Stern in the mid-90s. 

Columbus has been recognized by numerous publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Dwell, National Geographic, Fast Company, Architectural Record, Architectural Digest, Midwest Living and countless others. The community is ranked as one of the 10 Most Playful Towns in America, rated among the Safest Cities in the U.S., and features many festivals, gatherings, and activities geared toward families and children. The city also an ethnically diverse population – in fact, the overall Columbus workforce holds the second highest number of H1b Visas in the nation, and more than 50 languages are spoken by students in its local school corporation. Columbus has experienced steady job growth over the past several years as it remains a strong hub for manufacturing companies with its convenient location situated within an hour of Indianapolis, Louisville and Cincinnati. The world headquarters of Cummins, Inc. in Columbus offers many high-income engineering and business jobs for the local economy. 

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Please direct all inquiries, applications, and referrals to: 

Richard Heishman

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