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Providence Chief Executive, Southern Oregon Service Area in Medford, Oregon



The chief executive (CE) provides operational leadership, management, and direction to the Southern Oregon Service Area and Providence Medford Medical Center in a Catholic Sponsored Health System. This leader ensures the delivery of high quality, cost effective health care consistent with Quadruple Aim and the mission of the Providence Health & Services. The CE will function as a member of multiple advisory boards and leadership councils which have the responsibility for development, and implementation of an integrated delivery system across the Region.


  • Serve as a member of the Oregon leadership council working cooperatively with team members on the development, implementation and evaluation of the integrated delivery system in the Oregon Region.

  • Provide leadership to the organization to maximize quality, cost effectiveness, and responsiveness.

  • Selects and develops executive managers and department leaders who will meet the organization's goals and objectives.

  • Maintain high employee morale and positive relationships with employees in a manner that results in high employee satisfaction. Support and develop management team to build a high performing and productive team.

  • Provide leadership to the patient experience across the continuum of care. Motivate the management team and workforce to deliver a high level of care achieving quality outcomes and excellence in patient care.

  • Build and maintain strong and positive relationships with Medical Staff, for both the Medical Center and Clinical programs, to integrate physicians into decision-making processes and to ensure that physician needs are heard and addressed.

  • Operate the organization to ensure its financial strength, reviewing results on an on-going basis and taking corrective action to achieve the annual budget.

  • Participate in the Oregon Region strategic planning and budgeting processes and develop and implement action plans to ensure the Southern Oregon Region achieves its annual objectives. This leader is accountable for achieving organizational success indicators and objectives, consistent with the strategies of the System and Region.

  • Provide leadership and work collaboratively with managers and staff to evaluate new opportunities. Develop programs and services that improve the organization's market position and address community needs.

  • Lead quality improvement initiatives, utilizing appropriate tools and resources such as Lean and change management techniques to insure the organization is in continuous improvement model to achieve better delivery of services.

  • Implement high standards of service for care, oversee system for monitoring quality, intervening as appropriate to take corrective action and ensure accreditation and regulatory guidelines are met.

  • Serve as a member of the Oregon Region Leadership Council, Oregon Growth Council and Oregon Operations, and collaborates with colleagues and team members in providing strategic recommendations and advice to the Oregon Region Chief Operating Officer. Works collaboratively with others to eliminate unnecessary organizational redundancy and duplication and to better meet the needs of the community for quality, affordable health care.

  • Represent the Oregon Southern Region including Providence Medford Medical Center and the communities served in an appropriate manner. Demonstrates positive interactions with the public, and positive interpersonal relations in dealing with all employees, supervisors, and other department employees to maximize productivity, quality of work life and commitment to diversity.

  • Provide leadership in integration interests of physicians, physician organizations, other health systems, health plans, Hospital and shared services employees that provides an effective and efficient continuum of services to members and patients.

  • Provide leadership and/or directs affiliations with other health systems in Providence Health & Services


  • A Master’s Degree in Health or Hospital Administration, Business Administration or a related field is preferred.

  • MD or DO and physician leadership experience preferred.

  • At least six years of senior level leadership experience in a health care delivery organization. The Chief Executive should have personal values compatible with those of Providence Health & Services and be comfortable leading and administering a Catholic sponsored organization as a healing ministry. In addition to the following:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of the current trends and change taking and implications to Providence Health & Services

  • Evident success in repositioning large organizations in a changing market.

  • Knowledge of the principles of change management and process improvement tools and techniques.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Leadership

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 285752