Providence Health & Services Chief Medical Officer, Providence Medical Group Southwest Washington Service Area in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Chief Medical Officer for Providence Medical Group in Southwest Washington Service Area.


The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the SW provides overall physician leadership to PMG for Southwest Washington, including the activities of all medical directors and oversight of all PMG primary and specialty care clinics. The CMO is responsible for all clinical activities, ensuring the highest quality of medical care delivered by PMG physicians, advance practice practitioners (APP) and support staff, achieving cost effective utilization of services provided, and oversees provider practice issues.

The CMO and Chief Operations Officer (COO) for PMG SW lead together in a dyad model and in collaboration with area leaders to enhance service throughout the entire continuum of care. The CMO and COO dyad provide oversight and guidance for the financial aspects of PMG, and the development and implementation of strategic initiatives consistent with the strategic initiatives of Providence. With dyad partner and regional leadership, CMO oversees development and implementation of strategic plans; assists with medical staff recruitment to achieve appropriate staffing levels; and ensures that clinic caregivers are well informed regarding PMG strategy, direction, current issues and management response to those issues. This oversight includes; joint accountability with dyad partner for attainment of financial performance targets and for compliance with accreditation standards, and organizational requirements, such as medical management strategies, disease management programs, and service improvement initiatives, including customer satisfaction and complaint resolution.


Ideal experience:

· MD or DO.

· License to practice medicine (MD) or osteopathic medicine (DO) in the State of Washington. Board certified in recognized medical specialty.

· A Master's Degree in Health Care Management, Business Administration, or related field is strongly preferred.

· Minimum of five years of medical practice experience in managed care, group practice environment, and physician or healthcare leadership role.

· Experience in Quality Management and Resource Management in healthcare organizations such as Medical Group and/or Health Plans preferred.

About the organization you will serve.

The Southwest Washington Service Area (SW) serves five counties through an affiliated network of health care services and ministries to include Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Providence Centralia Hospital, and Providence Medical Group (PMG). It includes an acclaimed University of Washington-affiliated family medicine residency program, which provides innovation and strong primary care support. PMG comprises 20 primary care, specialty care, sub-specialty, and hospital-based medical providers. The 40 clinics are located in Olympia, Lacey, Centralia, Chehalis, Rochester, Aberdeen, Shelton, and Yelm. With an emphasis on the medical home model, the 4,000 caregivers in the SW strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork. All of our Providence Medical Group primary care clinics are recognized as Level III Patient Centered Medical Homes by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

About Providence St. Joseph Health

Providence St. Joseph Health was established on July 1, 2016, creating the second largest Catholic health system and fourth largest non-profit integrated delivery system in the country, which provides a broad range of health and outreach services throughout the western United States. With total revenues exceeding $20 billion in fiscal year 2015, the health system family includes 50 acute care hospitals as well as home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, insurance plans and physician organizations. Providence St. Joseph Health includes more than 100,000 caregivers, 829 outpatient clinics, 23,000 physicians, across seven states. The system has 1.9 million covered lives.

The Providence St. Joseph Health family includes:

  • Providence Health & Services

  • St. Joseph Health

  • Covenant Health in West Texas

  • Facey Medical Foundation in Los Angeles

  • Hoag Memorial Presbyterian in Orange County, California.

  • Kadlec in Southeast Washington

  • Pacific Medical Centers in Seattle

  • Swedish Health Services in Seattle

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Clinics/Medical Group

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 142277