Chief Financial Officer

Life Flight Network
Wilsonville, Oregon

Under the direction of Life Flight Network’s CEO, the CFO provides overall leadership, strategic vision and administrative oversight for the financial operations of Life Flight Network and the Life Flight Network Foundation. The CFO is responsible for overseeing all fiduciary responsibilities for the organizations in conjunction with the CEO as well as making recommendations to the CEO regarding annual fiscal goals/objectives. The CFO organizes and directs all aspects of Life Flight Network and Life Flight Network Foundation’s financial matters as well as all matters associated with asset controls and accounting functions. 


Leader Profile

Think and Plan Strategically 

Support Life Flight Network and Life Flight Network Foundation’s mission, vision, and values. Create and/or support an inspiring department vision. Develop and implement business strategies. Set specific and realistic objectives and tactics. Know team strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement. 

Make Decisions and Solves Problems

Confront challenges and problems with an open mind. Use evidence-based and data-driven approaches. Be decisive, even in the face of uncertainty. Consider multiple perspectives, probable consequences, and relevant stakeholders. Obtain stakeholder buy-in. 

Cultivate Financial Heath

Understand and apply financial management principles. Manage Life Flight Network and Life Flight Network Foundation’s resources, including productivity and staffing, equipment and supplies, and budgets. Grow the business to achieve the organization’s mission and to ensure fiscal viability.  

Lead Change

Be flexible and adaptive to changing situations. Strive to continually improve by seeking new data that may affect a previous decision or action. Know when change is occurring and/or needed, what change to implement, and how to execute the change; champion new system initiatives and improvements. 

Leverage Resources and Partnerships 

Understand how all parts of the organizations function and interface. Network, negotiate, and build cooperative relationships with others across the system and surrounding communities. Navigate the system by using available technology, tools, resources, and relationships.  

Build Motivated and Committed Teams 

Be attentive to employees’ well being. Create an inclusive and positive environment in which staff members feel respected, cared for, valued, and energized. Assign work that complements each staff member's skills and/or challenges staff members to develop new skills. Give appropriate direction and guidance, delegate effectively, provide requisite authority and communicate how work assignments help accomplish the organization’s mission. Coach team members to help them successfully meet expectations.  

Communicate Clearly and Professionally  

Deliver verbal and written information in a respectful, understandable, and logical way. Anticipate others’ reactions to communication and adjust communication as appropriate. Think critically and analyze messages to identify key points. Actively listen to convey empathy and demonstrate a willingness to consider
various perspectives. 

Pursue Self Development 

Self-initiate and set high standards for personal performance. Self-monitor and adapt behavior or approach to increase effectiveness. Acknowledge and analyze one’s mistakes to learn from experience. Graciously accept constructive feedback and modify behavior in response. 

Follow Through on Commitments  

Prioritize work effectively, multi-task, stay focused on goals, and push forward to bring plans to timely closure. Provide regular status updates to appropriate individuals. Hold self and staff accountable and uphold commitments as promised. 


The above accountabilities represent work performed by this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific accountability will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of the position. 



  • LFN offers competitive compensation above industry standard
  • Medical (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Dental (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Vision (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Life/AD&D (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Short & long term disability (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Long term care, flexible spending (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • 401k – with 100% vested employer contribution of 4%
  • Tenure bonuses
  • Adoption assistance
  • Paid parental time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Bereavement leave (including pets)
  • Tuition/Training reimbursement
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • A generous paid time off plan starting at almost 4 weeks a year for full time employees
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Life Flight Network Membership
  • Dog friendly work environment

    All candidates are subject to drug screening and background investigation.

    Life Flight Network is an equal opportunity employer.