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VP PHMG Ops Columbia Network

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a VP PHMG Ops Columbia Network for a 1 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of Variable.

Req ID: 188146



Accountable for PHMG Administrative Operations.  Works closely with their dyad partner, VP/Medical Director, to lead initiatives and performance improvement in the assigned communities.  Responsible for operational and financial performance of assigned areas.  This role is responsible for contributing to the development of system-wide standards, strategies and objectives for operational, financial and clinical performance that align with PeaceHealth and PeaceHealth Medical Group’s mission, vision and strategic goals.  Responsible for carrying out clinical strategies and aligns the communities with identified system standards and objectives.



  1. Leads in a matrix-ed organization, collaborates with system leaders, and participates in system-wide groups (leadership teams, sub-committees, and/or councils) to identify and develop the PHMG operational, financial, and clinical strategies.  May chair or co-chair a sub-committee and/or council. 
  2. Supports the goals and objectives of the PHMG Division Leads for Primary Care, Medical and Surgical specialties, by leading community/network caregivers to achieve desired clinical performance and patient experience outcomes.
  3. Works closely with the VP/Medical Director, Division Chiefs, and leaders and caregivers to identify regional priorities, implement regional initiatives, and to lead and ensure seamless PHMG integration with the community and networks of care. 
  4. Monitors and manages day-to-day operational performance, including the leadership of PHMG directors, managers and individual contributors. Fosters/ensures an environment of respect and collaboration. Inspires leaders and caregivers by interpreting mission and vision of PHMG. 
  5. Is jointly accountable with their dyad partner for community/network clinical and operational performance, regional P&L, quality, patient satisfaction, provider and caregiver engagement and other relevant performance measures.
  6. Understands caregivers needs for tools, technology and business intelligence.  Acts as a spokesperson on behalf of community caregivers.  Facilitates the effective implementation in the community of any advances in tools, technology or intelligence.
  7. Engages and inspires caregivers in the region.  Earns the support and trust of colleagues across all specialties.  Integrates system-wide strategy with the network of care and the day-to-day realities of caregivers in the region.
  8. Serves as a change agent in the development of a culture of compassion, safety, quality, performance and exceptional service.  Seeks and insists upon a culture of measurable outcomes and accountability.
  9. Maintains an awareness of federal, state and city regulations and accreditation standards to ensure compliance.  Leads caregivers in assigned areas to comply with policy and regulatory measures.
  10. Facilitates resolution of conflicts, grievances, or highly charged situations as needed.
  11. Informs system acquisition and merger strategy.  Leads the integration of acquired groups into the community.
  12. Oversees the administration of the PHMG Uniform Provider Compensation Program for assigned communities as delegated by the Board Compensation Sub-Committee.  Ensures, and is accountable for compliance with the PHMG Uniform Compensation Plan. 
  13. Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree required or a combination of education and professional experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the job.



  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive management experience is required in health care, to include a minimum of 3 years progressive leadership experience in a large multi-specialty medical group.
  • Experience with successful implementation of evidence-based protocols into clinical practice.
  • Experience in multi-site, multi-specialty medical groups and integration delivery system.



  • ACHE or MGMA certification is desired.



  • Ability to deliver financial results for areas of accountability.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize issues and develop strategic initiatives and solutions. 
  • Ability to navigate a matrixed organization and develop relationship with multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Must possess exceptionally creative problem-solving skills.
  • Strong change management skills and ability to execute transformational change initiatives.
  • Strong patient focus orientation with service delivery requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to lead through vision, inspiration and common sense.
  • Strong understanding of principals of patient-centered care, physician compensation systems, medical technology including electronic medical records and quality/service improvement strategies.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality when dealing with sensitive medical-legal and professional subjects.



  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.   
  • Ability to lift object weighing up to 10 lbs occasionally      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Work may require exposure to minor cold or environmental conditions on infrequent occasion.  
  • Work requires intense concentration and attention to detail 80-100% of the time.  Work may require rotating shifts and hours per day.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


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To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


Location: Vancouver, SW Administration Building (151)
Job Category:  Leadership 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: ACHE or MGMA certification is desired


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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