Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Chief Financial Officer - CFO, Queen of the Valley Medical Center- Napa in Napa, California


The Ministry CFO, Queen of the Valley Medical Center is a member of the service area leadership decision-making team and sits on local ministry leadership teams. This position is accountable for working with the local and regional leaders for setting strategies and for leading efforts to achieve operational goals and budgets for the service area and ministries as well as assisting the service area team with delivering on transformation efforts. The Ministry CFO will also assist with representing the service area and ministries as well as assisting the service area team with delivering on transformation efforts. The Ministry CFO will also assist with representing the service area or local ministries in a finance leadership role with joint ventures and related boards or management teams as assigned by the Regional CFO. This person will have shared accountability for service area and local operations and partners closely with system shared services representatives to achieve results. The Ministry CFO reports directly to the Regional CFO with a matrixed line to the Service Area and/or local ministries Chief Executives.


  • Carry out the mission, vision and values of Providence St. Joseph Health

  • Provide leadership to ensure achievement of services area operating results and strategies as delegated by the Regional CFO and Service Area CEO.

  • Work with the service area leadership teams to solve problems and implement strategies or tactics that improve the financial performance of the service area.

  • Drive the details and strategy for service area budgets.

  • Manage to appropriate financial benchmarks and reporting indicators for the budgets.

  • Assist the service area CEO with monthly operating reviews.

  • Serve on joint venture boards or committees as delegated by regional leadership.

  • Be accountable for working closely with shared services partners in revenue cycle (local revenue leadership committees), system accounting and reimbursement on monthly financial reporting, resource engineering and hospitality on supply and other performance improvement projects.

  • Serve as the finance liaison on local or geographic boards and committees as appropriate; communicate to core leaders and employees regularly on financial related items. Oversee and assist the regional CFO with managing relationships with key shared services partners such as Revenue Cycle, Real Estate and Facilities (RECF), Resources Engineering and Hospitality (REH), and System Accounting and Finance. Oversee and Assist the regional CFO with managing relationships with key shared services partners such as Revenue Cycle, Real Estate and Facilities (RECF), Resources Engineering and Hospitality (REH), and System Accounting and.

  • Signature authority on appropriate documents and in concert with state and/or federal organizations to bind PSJH in accordance with the system authority matrix.


Required education/experience for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; or related field.

  • 12 years of Finance experience.

  • 10 years in a leadership role.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.

  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.

  • Knowledge of financial principles and practices and the ability to apply them effectively.

  • Effective written communication skills as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

  • Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations; live, via online or virtual mediums.

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills.

  • Effective conflict management skills.

  • Ability to effectively build relationships with customers, executive management, and other stakeholders through positive interaction and problem identification and resolution.

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the trends and changes taking place in health care.

  • Ability to represent the company with external customers/clients.

  • Demonstrated high level of accuracy, even under pressure.

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and to organize workload to ensure that timeframes are met and the work is successfully completed within deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to define, develop, and analyze performance measures and metrics.

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Demonstrated planning and project oversight/management skills.

  • Demonstrated skills in project plan design and implementation; directing projects, coordinating the work of operational teams, and managing project budgets.

  • Ability to effectively manage project deadlines and escalate issues as appropriate.

  • Working knowledge of desktop software applications (e.g., MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Internet, Email).

  • Knowledge of basic office practices, procedures, machines and equipment.

  • Demonstrable working knowledge of spreadsheet, database, word processing and desktop publishing software.

  • Knowledge of the use of health information technology to improve care (eg: electronic medical records, disease registries, websites, IVR).

Preferred education/experience for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Accounting of Finance related field.

  • Certified Public Accountant, and other certifications such as HRMA or FACHE.

The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Leadership