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Director of Finance and Support Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1197213
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is known for outstanding patient care and offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment. Our partnership with Washington University Physicians, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians allows patients access to the latest research, medicine and technology. This hospital is conveniently located just west of I-270 at Mason Road and Olive Boulevard and offers free employee parking. With the opening of our replacement hospital, new team members will have wonderful opportunities to start and grow their career at BJC. To learn more, visit

Administration provides leadership in developing and implementing BJWCH's strategic plan, managing the community, physician and employee relationships; positioning BJWCH for managed care and service as a link between BJC Healthcare and the local community.


Role Purpose

Reporting to the President, this position is a member of the hospital executive team, providing leadership and strategic direction for financial operations, planning and business development. This position also oversees facilities, registration, and Health Information Management.


  • Directs operations of Finance team and integrates services within department and with other departments or system, identifying recommendations for improvements in revenue cycle operations and identifies issues and solves to improve the hospital's unit cost performance.
  • Shapes strategy by developing future plans, projects and budgets, recognizing when there's a need for a strategic shift.
  • Oversees the financial analysis, evaluation and administrative oversight of the business relationships with the Washington University School of Medicine.
  • Manages the operating and capital budgeting processes for the hospital, including monitoring of actual costs against budgets.
  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Assists leadership and departments in understanding the financial performance of the organization, using financial data to assist in making operational decisions.
  • Ensures the timely completion and analysis of the monthly financial results for the organization.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree


  • 10+ years
  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer