Providence Health & Services Chief Operating Officer in Tarzana, California


Providence is calling a Chief Operating Officer to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

We are seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) who will be responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of Providence Tarzana Medical Center and associated business lines.

In this position you will:

  • Have responsibility for assisting in development and integration of the organizational strategic plan with operations. The COO is expected to act in the absence of the Chief Executive.

  • Exercise management responsibility over the hospital, ensuring efficient services that are designed to meet the needs of patients, physicians, the public and staff. This will either be done directly, or through delegation of responsibility to the management staff.

  • Implement systems and structures to improve patient throughput in an acute care setting, specifically for both in patients and Emergency Department patients transitioning to in patient acute care or to the post-acute continuum.

  • Develop budgets and capital plans, with the participation of all key stake holders, including the Physician Capital Planning Committee, to ensure compliance with all regulatory/licensing agencies.

  • Provide direct or indirect oversight of day-to-day operations of the medical center, implement strategy of CE and System Office and rotate as ‘Administrator’ on Call.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Master's degree with a healthcare focus.

  • 10 recent years of progressive responsibilities including successful experience in healthcare management/administration, with the last five (5) years in an executive level position (above Director).

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills to evaluate results through data monitoring.

  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Direct management experience in medical center Mission integration, operations, financial analysis, budgeting, labor productivity, contract management/compliance and design/construction.

  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office tools as well as a basic knowledge of the Meditech information systems or a similar IS system.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

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 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 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: Leadership

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 144724