Sys Dir Ph Finance Ops

CommonSpirit Health

Job Description
Dignity Health one of the nations largest health care systems is a 22-state network of more than 9000 physicians 63000 employees and 400 care centers including hospitals urgent and occupational care imaging and surgery centers home health and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY17 Dignity Health provided $2.6 billion in charitable care and community services. For more information please visit our website at You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Job Summary / Purpose:

The System Director of Population Health Finance Operations will bring deep skills in financial management of value based organizations within health systems. This leader must possess broad understanding of a variety of value-based contracts as well as physician network operations, while having a willingness to do hands-on work to build out deliverables. Understanding of payment models, both government and commercial is essential. Work outputs will often need to be iterative and serve as a “bridge” to enable the organization to adopt new frameworks in the transition to value based care.

This role is responsible for serving in a financial leadership position to advise the value based organizations (including Clinically Integrated Network and Accountable Care Organizations) in standardizing financial operations. Work will need to be performed with diverse stakeholders and with little instruction. Often there will be competing priorities and diverging opinions, and this leader will need to reconcile to keep teams moving forward. As a corporate role, the leader will need to influence without authority and use evidence to make the case for change.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with multiple stakeholders and partners to facilitate resolution on complex financial topics and produce deliverables; primarily working with Physician Enterprise Finance, Payer Strategy & Relationships and Value Based Organization (VBO) leaders.
  • Standardizing P&L/budget templates for VBOs based on type of VBO; developing models for budgeting staff based on best practices etc.
  • Running workgroups and subcommittees of Pop Health Operations council to develop the outputs for productivity-based budgeting for staff and other priority areas of the council
  • Developing models to report VBA financial stats (in collaboration with other finance entities) and developing methods for leadership to understand cost/benefits of population health investments
  • Providing financial expertise in development of All Payer Claims Database and it dashboards – serve in a business stakeholder role.
  • Building dashboards to track KPIs
  • Evaluating Service Level Agreements and rate structures for services that align incentives to manage risk.
  • Carries out special projects within Enterprise Population Health as assigned by leadership.


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The job summary and responsibilities listed above are designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed within this job. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of value based care and population health. Expertise in financial management and financial modeling. CPA is a plus but not required.


A compensation range of $123,000 - $160,000 is the reasonable estimate that CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law. 

Actual compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility and more!