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Assistant Vice President Reimbursement

CES Partners has been retained to assist with the search for an Assistant Vice President Reimbursement for Phoebe Putney Health System, a not-for-profit integrated healthcare delivery system that serves more than 500,000 residents in Southwest Georgia.

The Assistant Vice President Reimbursement reports directly to the Phoebe Putney Health System Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.  This person will be responsible for overseeing the reimbursement functions for the health system and will be responsible for taking the lead with departments regarding reimbursement related issues. Specifically, the AVP will direct the preparation of documentation and worksheets to support the completion of the Medicare and Medicaid Cost Reports and help determine the Medicare wage index for affiliate health system hospitals to ensure profitability and efficiency.

The ideal candidate for this VP position must have at least four to five years hospital reimbursement experience - specifically directing the preparation of a hospital cost report of in a related complex, large healthcare environment. An undergraduate degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related discipline is required.  A Master’s Degree is strongly preferred. Certification as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) would be a plus, as would Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS) designation

This is an opportunity to become a key contributor and leader in a well-established, progressive and dynamic organization, while living in a pleasant, affordable and culturally diverse community.


Laura A. Conley

CES Partners, Ltd.                                                     

312.987.4505 ext. 30 (office)                                    

312.257.5554 (mobile)                                                                                                                          (email)                                                                                                                                                                                     (web site)



Reporting directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Southeast Georgia Health System (SGHS), the Chief Financial Officer presents a compelling opportunity for an accomplished and progressive healthcare finance executive.  This new leader will be responsible for providing strategic oversight, coordination and management of all financial matters.  A CPA with ten years of experience at the Director level or above, and five years of experience as a CFO, is required; an advanced degree is preferred.


Organization Highlights

·        Two acute care hospitals:

Ø  Brunswick Campus, a 300-bed hospital in Brunswick

Ø  Camden Campus, a 40-bed hospital in St. Marys

·        Two Senior Care Centers:

Ø  Brunswick, a 200-bed LTC facility with a 32-bed Memory Care Unit

Ø  St. Mary’s, a 78-bed LTC facility in St. Marys

·        Three Immediate Care Centers with 42,000 visits

·        Five Family Medicine Centers

·        36 Employed Physician Practices with offices throughout Southeast Georgia

·        386 medical staff members

·        1,904 births

·        2,400 team members

·        84,066 Emergency Care Center visits

·        Over 17,000 inpatient and outpatient surgeries

·        Ranked as a “Top Georgia Hospital” in the medium-sized category by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2016

·        Ranked high performing in “Hip Replacements” by U.S. News & World Report in 2015

·        Both campuses are Joint Commission Accredited



This retained national search is being led by Gallagher MSA Search, Kathy Hall, Managing Director & Practice Leader.  Interested candidates, or those wishing to share referrals in confidence, please contact Patricia McCollum, Senior Recruiter, at