About the Position

LifeNet, Inc., an Arkansas not‐for‐profit corporation that provides ground and air Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma is seeking an extremely qualified and experienced Chief Administrative Officer to join the LifeNet Executive Team. The Chief Administrative Officer will be accountable for the financial/financial planning, risk management and accounts receivables operations of the company.

The successful candidate for this executive level senior position will report directly to the organization’s Chief Executive Officer and will be integral in the leadership and management of the system. LifeNet is a Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) accredited organization serving the approximately 350,000 citizens and visitors living in a combined 4,000 square miles. LifeNet operates as an independent, not‐for‐profit company incorporated in the state of Arkansas and is overseen by a 15‐ member board of directors. Additional system information can be found at www.LifeNetEMS.org.

Candidates must meet the credentials listed below.

The successful candidate must have strong financial and planning skills and the proven ability to think strategically and to make clear, well‐reasoned decisions. Only well‐qualified candidates need apply for this position.

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance
    MBA or CPA preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the healthcare industry and various funding programs
  • Minimum of 3 years leadership in Healthcare, EMS, or Public Administration
    A strong EMS background is preferred
  • Experience with automated accounting and billing systems.
  • Verifiable experience and depth of knowledge of the healthcare revenue cycle process
  • Additional qualifications will be provided in the job description


The annual salary mid‐point for this professional position is $160,000 commensurate with experience and comes with an attractive benefits offering.

How to Apply

To confidentially apply, please submit your resume using the form on this page.

For questions, please contact Steven L. Athey, Search Coordinator, at 940‐367‐3280.