CALDWELL, IDAHO -- West Valley Medical Center CEO Betsy Hunsicker is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Hill, of Riverside, California, to the position of chief financial officer. Hill comes to Caldwell from Riverside Community Hospital, which is owned and operated by West Valley's parent company, HCA Healthcare.

As CFO, Hill manages West Valley's operating budget and ensures resources are allocated to best serve its patients, physicians and staff. He oversees the accounting, medical records, supply and IT departments, and also serves as the hospital's ethics and compliance officer.

"I was immediately drawn to this position because of West Valley's strong reputation throughout HCA for clinical excellence," Hill explained. "As I learned more about the hospital, I was impressed by both the exciting expansion projects in surgery and cardiology and the integral role West Valley plays in the Canyon County community."

Hill is a graduate of HCA's Executive Development Program. This highly competitive career track prepares promising talent from throughout HCA for leadership positions in its 165 hospitals nationwide. Prior to his position as controller at Riverside Community Hospital, Hill served as assistant controller and ethics and compliance officer for Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas.

"Geoff will provide that necessary balance between being a good steward for our resources, while also supporting and advocating for the projects, programs and equipment West Valley needs to meet the demands of its growing community," Hunsicker said.

Hill earned his bachelor of science in accounting from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University and a master of business administration from the University of Florida. He also became a certified public accountant in 2009.

"We love camping and hiking and spending time outdoors, so Idaho feels like a perfect fit for our family," said Hill, who made the move to Canyon County with his wife, Aleena, and four children. "We're looking forward to exploring the community and getting to know our new friends and neighbors."