Joanna P. Zimmerman, Regional CFO, Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, NJ – Monmouth Medical Center recently announced Joanna P. Zimmerman, MBA, CHFP,
has been named regional chief financial officer (CFO), overseeing overall
financial plans and policies, as well as the accounting and budgeting
practices, for both Monmouth Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center,
A veteran of the hospital industry, Zimmerman brings with her more than
19 years of experience in health care finance. She joins the RWJBarnabas
Health system from CarePoint Health System in Jersey City, where she served
as senior vice president of operations finance. In that position, she
was directly accountable for accounting, decision support and budgeting,
hospital finance, reimbursement, grant funding and physician practice
finance. Additionally, she led efforts to address losses in practice revenue
and improve efficiencies, financial management and reporting process in
hospitals and practices.
Prior to that, Zimmerman served as CFO at Carlisle Regional Medical Center
in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro,
Georgia; and Lock Haven Hospital in Lock Haven Pennsylvania.
Zimmerman received a bachelor’s degree accounting from King’s
College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and her master’s degree in
business administration in health care finance from the University of
Scranton’s Kania School of Business in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She
holds certification as a health care financial professional through the
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and is a member of
HFMA, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Medical Group
Active in the community, Zimmerman previously served as a board member
for both Carlisle Healthcare Alternatives, Inc. and the Lock Haven Area
YMCA. She also served as a volunteer with the Schuylkill County Recreation
and Development Council, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
Zimmerman resides in Freehold.