Providence Health & Services Executive Director, Data Governance and Data Quality Management - PSJH in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling an Executive Director, Data Governance and Data Quality Management to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Executive Director, Data Governance and Data Quality Management to elevate Providence St Joseph Health data assets to support strategic priorities. The director leads governance, facilitation, deployment and partner relationships for Metric Strategy, Data Quality Assurance and Data Literacy activities across Providence St. JosephHealth.

This position supports Enterprise Data Governance, raising data quality standards for strategic programs and operations across the PSJH. Data Governance and DQM Director will partner at both at the department and functional levels, to streamline business processes to improve consistency, quality and timeliness of data assists to meet overall business needs.

He/she works Client and Analytics Services and Information Management teams in Healthcare Intelligence to identify, prioritize and resolve systemic data quality errors, proactively complete issue resolution and leverage data value across the enterprise. Metric Strategy expansion and deployment is an essential accountability to reduce variation in analytics solutions, increase self‐service and elevate the value of core data assets.

Data Governance and DQM Executive Director is responsible definition, implementation and compliance of clearly defined data management assets across the organization. This includes ensuring proper use of these data assets by partnering with Data Owners, creating Data Literacy programs, data Catalogs, Meta‐Data Management and Data Lineage documentation.

Executive Director of Data Governance and DQM is a key leader in defining a data culture that aligns with and further enables Healthcare Intelligence growth and quality. This position requires strong business acumen and technical skills that, in combination, ensures development of well‐balanced processes and solutions that deliver material organizational value.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Innovate workflow process for data standards generation, maintenance and business ownership

  • Directs the establishment of guidelines for data quality and use of data standards

  • Define indicators of performance and quality metrics to ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements

  • Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise

  • Work with regional and shared services teams to establish a formal data ownership model for specific data domains (e.g., performance, securities) and to coordinate with data stewards on various initiatives

  • Lead Data Quality Management error processes definition, build and deployment


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field Or equivalent educ/experience.

  • 10 years of progressive experience managing analytics projects required including Data Governance and Data Quality implementations.

  • Capable of working across organization and managing cross‐functional working groups and virtual teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively produce business results, while working under time pressures.

  • Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills.

  • Sets aggressive goals and is accountable for continuously driving improved outcomes, leading change and ensuring highest quality work product.

  • Highly‐motivated individual with strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity and proven leadership skills.

  • Excellent understanding of project and portfolio management principles and demonstrated ability to apply it in solving organizational problems in collaboration with clinical and operational leadership.

  • Strong understanding of operational data concepts and their usage.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree.

  • 5 years of experience in healthcare data management, preferably experience with clinical quality, healthcare finance, or hospital supply chain data.

  • Experience with and working knowledge of data systems, data systems management, data process flow and data warehousing.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

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: Director / Executive

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 177603