Oceanside CA— Ray Rivas has been promoted internally to the role of Acting Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO role became vacant when former CFO Steve Dietlin was appointed as Tri-City Medical Center’s CEO.
“Ray brings the experience and insight needed to maintain and oversee Tri-City Medical Center’s financial operations,” said Steve Dietlin, CEO.
With a finance background that includes over 25 years in the healthcare sector, Rivas has a proven track record of improving profitability and streamlining processes. He has spent the last four years as Tri-City Medical Center’s Senior Director of Revenue Cycle Integrity where he successfully led initiatives to improve cash collections and reduce patient registration waiting times. He was also an integral part of the team responsible for securing a $25 million line of credit for the hospital.
Rivas has held CFO roles at Suburban Medical Center in Paramount, Western Medical Center in Anaheim and Chapman Medical Center in Orange, Calif. He has an MBA from Pepperdine University and is registered as a Certified Public Accountant with the State of California.
About Tri-City Medical Center
Tri-City Medical Center has served its community for over 50 years and is a 397 bed full service, acute-care hospital in Oceanside, Calif. with a primary care clinic and over 700 physicians practicing in 60 specialties. Its Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission recognizes its commitment to safe and effective patient care for the residents of the community it serves. It operates the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in North County as well as an Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, a Cardiovascular Health Institute and a Neuroscience Institute along with the Tri-City Wellness Center in Carlsbad, Calif., recognized as one of the best wellness centers in San Diego County. It also specializes in women’s health, robotic surgery, cancer and emergency care. Tri-City Medical Center has received its fifth consecutive “A” rating from the national hospital safety scoring organization, The Leapfrog Group.
For more information about Tri-City Medical Center and Tri-City Healthcare District, please visit www.tricitymed.org.