Jodi Fincher, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRN, FABC
Jodi Fincher has been named Administrator of St. Joseph Medical Center.
Before joining St. Joseph Medical Center, Fincher was the Regional Director
of Nursing, Midwest Division for Prime Healthcare.
Fincher started her career as a nurse tech in the Emergency Department
at Saint John Hospital Leavenworth KS, in 1987 while attending nursing
school at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Upon completion of her
Associates in Nursing Degree (ADN), she went to work in the Intensive
Care Unit at Providence Medical Center where she worked for the next 11
years specializing in the care of post open heart patients. During that
time, she advanced her degree, earning a Bachelor’s of Science in
Nursing (BSN) from the University of Kansas and achieving her Critical
Care Nursing Certification (CCRN) which she maintains to this day. In
1999 she accepted the position of Director of Nursing at Saint John Hospital
where she worked for the next 10 years while also continuing to work in
the ICU. During this time, she completed her Master’s in Business
Administration (MBA) from the University of Saint Mary. In her spare time,
Fincher also coached women’s high school and AAU basketball, which
was an extension of her love of teaching. Fincher became active in the
Kansas City Critical Care Association, teaching multiple courses in cardiac
pathophysiology, EKG interpretation, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic
Life Support, Trauma Nurse Certification, and Pediatric Life Support.
Eventually, she accepted the positon of Director of Education for Providence
Medical Center and Saint John Hospital. In 2013, upon the sale of the
hospitals to Prime Healthcare, Fincher accepted the position of Chief
Nursing Officer and Administrator of Saint John Hospital. In 2015 she
was promoted to Regional Director of Nursing for Prime Healthcare, overseeing
clinical operations and regulatory readiness for nine Midwest Prime hospitals.
Fincher enjoys traveling with her husband, their five children and one
grandson. She has a love for the outdoors, running, snow skiing and all