Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health & Services Chief Executive, Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, California



The next chief executive of Queen of the Valley Medical Center will be a credible and seasoned leader with a track record of developing strong relationships and fostering a culture that promotes cohesiveness and employee engagement. He/she will have a track record of advancing quality and patient-centered care, and knowledge of evolving care models to facilitate a transition to population health. The chief executive will be a hands-on operating executive with strong financial acumen. The successful candidate will be a strategic, collaborative leader who inspires teams to carry out the mission of the organization, and who has demonstrated positive operational results in other organizations that he/she has led.


The Chief Executive, Queen of the Valley Medical Center will have the following accountabilities. They will:

  • Work with hospital, Board of Trustees, and Regional leadership to promote understanding, communication, and integration of Mission, vision, and values, while building a compelling vision.

  • Lead entity efforts in execution of the strategic goals as defined by local and Regional goals and initiatives while recognizing the larger context of System challenges and needs and leading entity/region in support of common goals. Report regularly to the Board on all aspects of hospital operations including achievement of strategic goals.

  • Establish and collaboratively lead systems and controls to ensure effective, efficient operations, information and support, recruitment and retention of staff, and conservation of physical and financial assets.

  • Work collaboratively with physicians and medical groups to develop mutually beneficial relationships to support local and/or regional initiatives while assisting medical staffs to adapt and embrace marketplace changes.

  • Ensure the delivery of compassionate and high quality patient care through continual assessment and management of programs, systems, processes, resources, and outcomes, establishing lines of authority for planning, management, operations and evaluation at every service level, within the context of the Regional and System strategic Mission and vision, in order to meet the needs of patients.

  • Ensure the achievement of financial targets while actively seeking revenue enhancement and/or cost-reduction strategies, balancing Mission and financial performance.

  • Provide for hospital compliance with applicable law and regulation and oversee the review and prompt response to reports and recommendations from planning, regulatory and inspecting agencies.

  • Champion efforts around customer satisfaction (physician, employee, community, and patient), developing, supporting, continuously measuring, and improving programs to generate and sustain high levels of satisfaction by all groups.

  • Create healthy communities and promote health improvement through proactively pursuing relationships and collaborating in efforts to improve the quality of life in the local community.

  • Identify opportunities, market needs, and industry trends while maintaining flexibility to proactively respond to shifting opportunities and threats, coordinating efforts within applicable local/regional strategy.

  • Develop, coach, and mentor executive team in appropriate manner for individual and group needs in order to fulfill leadership roles and responsibilities while driving for results and fulfilling applicable entity and System succession strategies.



10 years of progressive senior executive leadership experience in large, complex and matrixed integrated health systems

Knowledge of California regulatory requirements preferred

Track record of strengthening operational and financial performance

Significant P&L responsibility

Achievement of top-notch results in clinical quality, safety and patient experience

As measured by external ratings or other recognition

Experience developing a unified organizational culture, cohesive senior management team and engaged staff

Track record of physician recruitment, engagement and retention

Experience with rural healthcare or critical access hospitals

Involvement in community relations

Serving as the external face of the organization; developing relationships with business and community leaders; and enlisting their support in philanthropy

Catholic healthcare experience

Philanthropic fundraising experience

Experience in unionized environments

Master’s degree or related education

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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: California-Napa

Req ID: 286246