Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Decision Support Manager - NorCal Decision Support Services in Santa Rosa, California

We are looking for a Decision Support Manager for the NorCal Decision Support Services Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Regional Manager of Decision Support is responsible for the direction and oversight of a technical and analytical team with the following responsibilities:

  • Annual Operating Budgets

  • Decision support system development and maintenance

  • Business intelligence analytics and reporting

  • Long range financial forecasts and plans

The Regional Manager works under the direction of the Regional Director of Financial Services to foster metric-driven organizational planning, operates with autonomy in developing work plans, selecting appropriate analytical staff and assuring the use of best practice business analytics to define and evaluate decisions. The Regional Manager provides direct support to staff, departmental directors and senior management in all facets of financial operational analysis, including but not limited to budget development, productivity analysis, revenue and expense analysis, forecasting and staffing models.

Essential Functions:

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for Decision Support System, hospital budgets and forecasts.

  • Working directly with Controllers, oversees compilation of annual hospital budgets and five-year forecasts providing required information to hospital management.

  • Oversees utilization of Decision Support System to improve fiscal performance of the hospitals.

  • Analyzes trends, identifies opportunities and implements changes in systems or technology to improve efficiency, productivity and decrease costs.

  • Acts as project manager in support of EMT led financial projects. Specifically consulting with all levels of management to develop, quantify and track action plans.

  • Provides training to staff and all levels of management in the areas of budget, staffing analysis, financial concepts and report generation.

  • Works closely with Directors of Finance and Controllers to perform analyses of all aspects of the local SJH entities.

  • Works directly with management to review financial and operating opportunities and development of action plans.

  • Acts as a resource for Managers and Executives regarding budget and productivity tracking, targets, and improvement plans.

  • Supports and implements other financial, analytical and operational projects as identified by the Regional CFO.

  • Develops and enhances accurate and reliable regional standardized financial analyses and reports


  • Prioritization and multi-tasking skills. Utilizes experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Understand and be able to utilize a variety of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Demonstrates a high level of creativity and initiative.

  • Able to use Excel, PowerPoint and graphic software at an advanced level.

  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to synthesize complex information and move between micro and macro levels of information.

  • Strong sense of accountability and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong and clear verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to be an independent/flexible problem solver with ability to cope positively with changes in the work environment.

  • Able to participate and support team activities.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with financial systems.

  • Professional attitude conducive to working in a team approach environment under changing pressures and situations.

  • Leadership skills consistent with the value-based philosophy of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare or Business Administration, or related field.


  • 5 years experience with 3 years in acute healthcare field.

  • Experience with budgeting, productivity benchmarking, analysis and planning.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Master's Degree

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades 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 to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). 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.

Providence 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, Providence 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: Non- Clinical Lead/ Supervisor/ Manager

Req ID: R334589