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Chief Financial Officer

Prominence Health Plan Reno Full-Time
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Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries—acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS’s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style. UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies. UHS’s Acute Care Division is comprised of 25 high performing hospitals and several ambulatory care facilities across the nation and prides itself on providing superior patient care. 

Prominence Health Plan, established in Reno in 1993 as St. Mary’s Health Plan, was acquired in 2014 by Universal Health Services (UHS), one of Fortune Most Admired Companies. 

In addition to the HMO, Prominence Health Plan also offers Point of Service health plans, a preferred health insurance company that offers Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plans, and CDS Group Health, a third-party administrator.

We are a fast-growing, rapidly-changing healthcare organization offering the excitement of a start-up with the support of a Fortune 500 company. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape the future of our organization.

Job Summary:  The Chief Financial Officer is an executive level management position of Prominence Health Plan responsible for the financial activities of the Prominence Health Plan companies, including Prominence HealthFirst, Prominence Preferred Health Insurance Company, CDS of Nevada, Inc., Nevada Preferred Healthcare Providers and Prominence HealthFirst of Texas, Inc.  Responsibilities include Health Plans accounting and financial reporting, regulatory reporting and Statutory accounting, planning and analysis, budgeting, oversite of actuarial services, underwriting and final pricing decisions, IBNR reserve preparation, premium billing and collection, and oversight and coordination with the centralized accounting, reporting, and accounts payable functions provided by corporate accounting.  Additionally, this executive is responsible for the Information Services and Provider Contracting functions of Prominence Health Plan and for the coordination of the annual reinsurance program.  This executive also actively participates with the CEO and other key executives in the development and implementation of key strategic initiatives.

Job Requirements

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • 10 plus years’ experience in a financial leadership role within a managed care system.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.


•         Proven ability to establish sustainable relationships with clients (brokers and employer groups), regulatory agencies, third-party partners, and internal functional areas.

•         Deep understanding of health care delivery and financing, its component parts, and their inter-relationship for alignment of incentives and information that will positively impact the performance of the Prominence Health Plan companies.

•         Excellent analytical skills which enable the identification of financial improvement opportunities and the establishment of practical and actionable paths, both internally and externally that will lead to desired outcomes. Ability to drill down within quantitative and qualitative analysis, both individually and in concert with others to problem solve and define clear paths of corrective action.

•         Familiarity with regulatory compliance requirements and ability to monitor delegated third party partners and internal operational areas. Demonstrated ability to resolve regulatory audit issues through corrective action plans and proactive process design.

•         Strong communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.  Ability to articulate vision in a clear and effective manner that is translatable into aligned action. Ability to mentor internal staff.

•         Demonstrated ability to build capacity consistent with the UHS’ strategic growth targets.

•         Excellent human relations skills with the ability to impact and influence results.

•         Strong project management and plan execution skills with the ability to respond to multiple competing priorities.

High energy, positive attitude that encourages productive behavior among colleagues and staff amidst challenging circumstances related to bringing resources into common alignment for the desired outcomes


Skills required

Master Of Business Administration (Mba)
Financial Analysis
Internal Controls
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