Providence Health & Services Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer, PSJH Lines of Business in Renton, Washington



Providence is calling a Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer for PSJH Lines of Business in Renton, WA or Irvine, CA.

The VP, Chief Human Resource Officer for PSJH Lines of Business will have accountability for creating measurable value through and for people across the PSJH organization. Specifically, the successful candidate will partner with the Executive Leadership teams in our Physician Enterprise, Population Health, Digital Innovation, and Ambulatory Services groups to offer successful business solutions that improve health outcomes, contribute to an exceptional experience for caregivers & patients, and reduce the costs of care.

In this position you will:

  • Act as the “chief people officer” and primary steward for the workforce and culture

  • Understand the changing external marketplace and how the Lines of Business “compete,” to develop and implement innovative talent strategies

  • Own the internal caregiver experience & the external employer brand

  • Cultivate robust, diverse regional talent pipelines at all levels

  • Measure success with outcomes tied to the business (e.g., quality, EBIDA, experience). Secondary measures of success include effective & efficient hiring (incl vacancy), development, engagement & retention, organizational health, leadership effectiveness, and the total cost of labor (incl, agency & OT).

  • Use segmented hiring, development, retention, and labor strategies to create talent outcomes tied to regional priorities

  • Ensure organizational strategies are aligned and well communicated, organizational designs produce efficient and effective outcomes, and big change efforts are led to maximize buy-in and support

  • Proactively managing workplace dynamics whether or not caregivers are organized

  • Use research, science, and data analytics to inform & make decisions


Above all, we are looking for a servant leader whose personal and professional background demonstrates a genuine passion for the mission and core values of Providence Health & Services. You have a style that emphasizes openness, collaboration, visibility, and connectivity. A strong, confident, results-oriented, and decisive leader with the capacity to balance the big picture and strategic perspective with a focus on operations and the details of execution. You can articulate how your work improves healthcare delivery in the communities that we serve.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • HR Masters or MBA required.

  • At least 8 years as a senior level HR leader (Generalist HR Executive Experience Required), over multi-location and multi-geographical locations with 5,000 employees.

  • Experience moving organizations from decentralized to centralized HR environments and moving employee and management base to technology-based and centralized services (preferred)

  • Experience in a Fortune 500 company preferred.

  • Has remained abreast of changing regulatory environment.

  • Experience in leading within a matrixed HR Delivery System and ambiguous work environments.

  • Experience in HR strategic planning and working through local business partnerships, service center environment and centers of expertise to achieve aligned objectives.

  • Experience working directly with (non-HR) senior leaders to achieve strategic initiatives.

  • Ability to get key HR objectives accomplished through others – both direct report leaders as well as through leaders outside direct reporting relationship.

  • Has established and built large and effective teams.

Initiates new ideas as well as delivers what is requested and has proven analytical skills.


In 1912, a small group of Sisters of St. Joseph landed on the rugged shores of Eureka, Calif., to provide education and health care. The ministry later established roots in Orange, California and expanded to serve Southern California, the California High Desert, Northern California and Texas. The health system established many key partnerships, including a merger between Lubbock Methodist Hospital System and St. Mary Hospital to form Covenant Health in Lubbock Texas. Recently, an affiliation was established with Hoag Health to increase access to services in Orange County, California.

At present, the Providence St. Joseph Health family includes:

• Providence Health & Services

• St. Joseph Health System

• Covenant Health in Texas

• Facey Medical Foundation in California

• Hoag Memorial Presbyterian in California

• Kadlec in Washington

• Pacific Medical Centers in Washington

• Swedish Health Services in Washington

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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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 201888