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Providence Health & Services Chief Financial Officer in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling a Chief Financial Officer to Providence Seward Medical and Care Center in Seward, Alaska.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

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

  • Provide leadership to ensure achievement of service 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 to appropriate financial benchmarks and reporting indicators.

  • 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.

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

  • Have direct responsibility for the financial activities of the facility, Health Information, Business Office Services, Accounts Payable, and Finance departments.

  • Be responsibility for financial analysis and forecasting, budgeting, reimbursement and rate review and accounting systems and operations.

  • Serves as a member of the Leadership and Senior Leadership Teams.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, health or other related field

  • 10 years of closely related experience

  • 8 years of leadership experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills

  • A working knowledge of computers

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree

  • Hospital Financial Professional Certification (HFMA)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Previous Critical Access Hospital experience

About Mountain Haven

Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient ratio and work 12-hour shifts. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to live out their later years!

About Providence Seward Medical Center

Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.

Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Director/Executive

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 213415