Division CFO


Ardent Health Services (AHS) is a national healthcare company headquartered in Nashville, TN. Our subsidiaries own and operate hospitals and multispecialty physician practices in six states. Ardent includes 20 hospitals, 3,200 patient beds, 18,000 employees, and 475 employed physicians. Within the industry, we are noted for recognizing that every hospital is as unique as the community it serves. This in-depth understanding of how health care works at the local level is one of our great strengths.

Ardent Health Services invests in quality healthcare. In people, technology, facilities, and communities, Ardent makes considerable investments, producing high quality care and extraordinary results.

To date, those investments total more than $835 million since 2001. From newly constructed facilities and expanded services to lifesaving technology and outstanding opportunities for employees, Ardent is committed to providing its hospitals and clinics the tools they need to succeed.

Recapitalized and supported by the financial strength of Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company and leading real estate investment trust, and Equity Group Investments, a private investment firm founded by Sam Zell more than 45 years ago, Ardent is expanding its network and bringing its unique combination of resources and proven management expertise to new communities.

Due to Ardent's commitment to high quality care, Ardent has embarked on a complete install of our EHR systems in all of our hospitals that began in 2017. Here at Ardent we are truly dedicated to investing in our hospitals and communities so we can offer the best quality care possible! Our investment in Epic is just another example of our dedication!


Come be a part of meaningful and well established organization! Lovelace Health System (LHS) seeks a dynamic leader to serve as a key partner in an organization with an enduring legacy. LHS has carefully developed and implemented a set of values. Consider these identifying features of a good fit for LHS:

Lovelace Health System consists of 6 hospitals, 3,700 employees, 606 licensed beds, and $351 million in capital improvements since 2001. LHS continues to make significant investments in new services and technologies. And, investing in the community's health means serving the community with quality and compassionate care. That's why we continue to support and give back to the community through donations, volunteer time and our taxes. We also provide more than 3,700 fellow residents with jobs, making Lovelace Health System one of the largest employers in the state. Lovelace is proud to be the best place to care and be cared for.

The Division Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the overall health systems financial administration. Functional areas of responsibility include: general accounting, decision support, materials management, case management, patient financials, corporate compliance, and financial reporting. This position ensures that the internal controls are adequate to safeguard the assets of each entity and that the accounting systems are sufficient to generate accurate and timely financial reporting.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Strategic planning combined with short and long-range goal implementation.
  • Ensures operational profitability with sound financial performance
  • Analyze situations, evaluate data, recommend, and implement courses of action that would improve the functioning of the company.
  • Prepare and administer the system's annual operation and capital budget.
  • Evaluate performance and initiate or recommend personnel actions while maintaining good employee relations.
  • Ensure accurate review of product line analysis, and consult with appropriate system and corporate resources.
  • Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a timely basis each month with the corporate guidelines.
  • Prepare financial and management reports.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in accounting/finance or related field required. Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, Business Administration preferred.
  • Experience: A minimum of five (5) years as a hospital CFO and multiple years of experience in a multi-hospital financial leadership role.
  • Additional Requirements: CPA certification preferred.