Health care administrator named CFO at Family Health West

A man who has held a variety of administrative positions in small rural hospitals has been named chief financial officer of Family Health West in Fruita.

In his latest role, Jason McCormick will have financial oversight of a nonprofit organization that operates not only a hospital, but also outpatient services and assisted-living and skilled-care facilities.

“Jason is a great fit for our organization,” said Dennis Ficklin, chief executive officer.

McCormick has worked in a range of roles with small hospitals, including everything from business office manager to chief executive officer. He’s worked in Colorado as well as Nevada, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Utah State University and a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Texas as San Antonio.

“I am looking forward to working with the Family Health West Team,” McCormick said. “I have found everyone to be extremely helpful and welcoming. I’m happy to be here.”

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