We Are Hiring
Market Chief Financial Officer - Tulsa, OK
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000
aligned providers. The national health system operates more than
2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50
senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of
Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician
practice management, venture capital investing, investment
management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical
care management, information services, risk management, and
contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing
What You Will Do
The In-market CFO is a Catalyst/Strategic Leader, responsible
for developing new business models for current and future changes
to health care economics. Keys to the success of this position will
be strong strategic skills, leadership ability, and knowledge base
to help 1) integrate various Ascension-wide strategies; 2) minimize
impact on financial performance through understanding of the
clinical processes and market shifts; and 3) develop business
models for strategic opportunities including new ventures,
partnerships, and continuum of care business development planning
Provide leadership in ensuring that Ascension lives its mission
through excellent stewardship of the system’s resources.
Serve as a member of the leadership team and participate in
development of the organization's vision, policies and
Recommend strategies based financial, accounting and industry
Serve as liaison on financial matters among Board of Directors,
executive leadership, management, financial institutions, and
Establish measurements of productivity and assure that standards
Maintain a strong internal control environment.
Provide a single, reliable source of financial data and
Review financial information, analyze variances, recommend &
implement plan of action to correct areas of concern.
Anticipate and address financial, strategic and operational
issues and opportunities.
Serve as a strategic business partner to all leaders within the
market and Ascension.
Employ deep financial expertise to deliver service-oriented,
highly responsive results and share information transparently.
Understand the changing health care economics and needed
business model changes.
Develop business models for current and future opportunities
including new ventures, partnerships, service line growth and
management and capital investments.
Understand market shifts and related physician relations
Develop key payer strategies and opportunities.
Understand the business, clinical and administrative capability
to deliver risk based contracts.
Understand clinical processes, variations and impact on
Understand consumerism impacts from pricing and narrow
Participate in continuum of care business development planning
Strategically use information provided by decision support
Analyze physician alignment arrangements and associated
Serve as a source of shared learning and best practices and act
as a highly responsible steward of Ascension’s resources by
fostering dialogue, providing the necessary analyses.
Embrace spiritual formation for personal leadership and provide
a work environment that supports spiritual and professional
development of associates and team members.
Demonstrate, and expect others to demonstrate, the personal and
professional behaviors consistent with Ascension’s mission, vision,
What You Will Need
Master's Level Degree required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Partner and interact with operational and strategic leader
Strategize and manage physician relations, contracts and
More productivity/cost analysis
More quality and clinical integration
Serve as “connector” role for various shared services
More community and board engagement
Build associate talent
Develop and cultivate new payer strategies
Provide better projections, budgets and ISOFPs
Makes Effective Decisions
Displays strategic influence
Leads organizational change
Financial communication, consultation and collaboration
Understands cause and effect of operational changes
Understands the healthcare industry and business model
Critical thinking, analysis and presentation of data
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Job ID: 366635
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Finance
Location: Tulsa, OK