DATE POSTED:  01/29/2021

JOB TITLE: Assistant Administrator/Chief Financial Officer

RECRUITMENT NO: KCH 21-112 (Exempt/Full-Time)


SALARY RANGE:  Negotiable


The Administration is responsible for managing, directing and coordinating the activities of the hospital. The major activities include the management of the operating and capital budget, responsibility for the development, review and revision of various hospital policies and procedures, liaison between the governing body and medical staff, and utilization of personnel.

The primary duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Administrator/Chief Financial Officer (AA/CFO) of Kona Community Hospital is to assist the Regional Chief Executive Officer (RCEO) with business planning, budgeting, accounting, financial management, financial planning strategies, and revenue enhancement for the West Hawaii Region.


Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university is required. Postgraduate degree in healthcare, business or finance administration is desired. Either a MBA, MHA or CPA and demonstration of ongoing, continuing education is desired.

Experience:  A healthcare financial with a minimum of five (5) years in financial management and a successful track record of partnering with physicians, clinical and financial .  Specific experience in healthcare business development, finance and marketing is a plus.  General financial management experience can be substituted for health care experience.

Certification, Licensure:  Active membership in HFMA, ACHE, MGMA or related health professional organization is preferred.


Position requires competitive skills in healthcare financial management and systems analysis. Effective ion:communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential. Computing skills, with personal computers and computer networks, and experience with business software programs for business analysis and presentation graphics are necessary. Knowledge in Corporate Compliance, Medicare/Medicaid, Accrediting and other regulatory agency requirements preferred.


Work will be performed in an office setting, utilizing automation and telecommunications equipment. The region consists of two hospitals 60 miles apart requiring driving as business will be conducted at both locations. Travel will require occasional overnight stays of one or more days out of town, out of state, and potentially out of the country. Light lifting and carrying of papers and books up to fifty pounds will occasionally be required. Seasonally and on short notice throughout the year incumbent will be required to work long, additional hours in the evenings and on weekends and on holidays.


Applicants must submit evidence of the appropriate training (e.g. official transcript or diploma and certifications) to be given credit for education.  A legible photocopy will be accepted; however, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, Kona Community Hospital reserves the right to request an official copy.

All West Hawaii Health Care Facilities are Nicotine Free

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Kona Community Hospital is a 94-bed full-service acute care hospital with 24-hour emergency services, proudly serving the West Hawaii community. For nearly 100 years we have been caring for the people of West Hawaii. Adding more and more services, we have constantly improved our abilities to serve our residents and visitors whenever they are in need. We are your friends and neighbors, here to help through trying times and happy moments, through crisis and celebrations. As your community hospital, you can count on us. We take pride that every patient that comes through our door is treated like “ohana”.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please complete an Employment Application; Drug Screen Authorization form and submit with resume to Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, Human Resources Office, 3675 Kilauea Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816 or email For an application packet or additional information, contact (808) 733-4158.

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must have been of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of this position. Provide a detailed description of your duties and responsibilities. If you worked on a part-time basis, indicate the average number of hours worked per week. Please note that experience will be based on a 40-hour workweek. NOTE: The recruitment process will not postpone because of failure to provide accurate and complete information concerning qualifications.

MERIT OR CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM: You must meet the minimum qualification requirements, including education, experience, other public employment requirements for State Civil Service employment, and HHSC Standards of Fitness. Only those applicants that are scheduled for an interview with the hiring manager will be contacted. Applications will be kept active six (6) months.

CITIZENSHIP AND RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT: Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and at the time of appointment intend to reside in the State of Hawaii during the course of employment with the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: If you are claiming Veteran’s Preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 and/or other substantiating documents specifying the periods of your service.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be able to physically and mentally perform efficiently the duties of the position. Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodations should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIREMENT: Offers of employment will be conditioned on the results of a complete physical examination, which includes a drug screening. For certain job categories, applicants may be referred to an HHSC-designated physician, rather that the applicant’s personal physician of choice. The cost for all physical examinations, except the cost for the drug screening, shall be borne by the applicant and not the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation shall bear the cost of the drug screening.

CRIMINAL/BACKGROUND, CREDENTIALING CHECKS: Applicable checks will be conducted periodically and any associated costs may be borne by the applicant. If a job, offer is made or employment is begun prior to completion of all applicable checks, any offer of employment or continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory return of all required checks.

STEPS TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW, SUBSEQUENT APPEALS: If you do not agree with a decision made by the Employment Office as to your non-qualification or non-selection for a position, you may complete a Request for Administrative Review (PDF) form (available on the HHSC website) or you may submit a written request within twenty (20) days from the date of your sent notice to the Regional Chief Executive Officer/Designee. Your letter requesting the Administrative Review must include 1. The job title(s) and recruitment number(s), 2. the specific reason(s) you are requesting the review noting if there is a statute or rule violation, and 3. any additional information you want to submit to substantiate your request. If you do not submit your request within the twenty (20) days deadline, no Administrative Review will be conducted. Since the Administrative Review is a prerequisite to subsequent steps, failure to utilize this process will make you ineligible for subsequent appeals. The administrative review, formal complaint and/or appeals hearing will not necessarily postpone the recruitment process and/or rescind a selection.  If you do not agree with the Administrative Review, you may file a Formal Complaint and then, if you are still not satisfied, you can appeal to the HHSC Merit Appeals Board.



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