CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
The CommonSpirit Health Administrative Fellowship (Fellowship) is a system-wide 18-month post-graduate Fellowship. Fellows complete a mission-specific rotation structure during the program in order to gain exposure and develop mission leadership competencies in mission Integration, spiritual care, community health, ethics, ministry formation, hospital operations and emerging markets. The Fellowship gives future leaders the unique opportunity to develop a broad understanding of mission integration, leadership skills and operational acumen within a rapidly evolving healthcare system. Fellows will provide meaningful contribution to the organization by leading projects that support organizational initiatives while also actively participating in leadership talent development. In addition, fellows will:
Principle Duties and Accountabilities:
The Mission Integration Fellowship works independently and collaboratively as a fellow to lead and develop plans for mission integration within CommonSpirit Health to ensure the mission, vision, values and heritage are integrated into all aspects of the organization. Promotes a values-based organizational culture uniting people around the organization's mission, vision, values, and heritage. Designs and implements educational programming for staff, medical staff, volunteers, the community, and others about the CommonSpirit Health mission, vision, values, and heritage.
In order to submit a complete application, please be sure to include the following documents as attachments in your online application in the candidate profile section:
1. Resume and one page statement of purpose (please combine into one PDF).
a. Resume: Please provide your anticipated graduation date on your resume.
b. One page statement of purpose addressing:
i. Why you are interested in a Fellowship at CommonSpirit Health,
ii. Why are you interested in Mission Integration;
iii. Your professional areas of interest; and
iv. How the Fellowship will have an impact on accomplishing your career goals
2. Graduate Academic Transcripts
3. Two letters of recommendations (one professional, one other)
a. If you are unable to obtain your letter directly from your recommender, they may send it to
firstname.lastname@example.org with your name in the subject line.
If possible, please attach directly into application
In the application, you will be asked to indicate your divisions of interest. You may select up to three and rank your preferences.
All applications and supporting documents must be received by September 18, 2020
The anticipated start date is June 1, 2021
Fellowship is available for recent grads and early careerists (1-2 years post graduate degree) interested in pursuing a career in mission integration and leadership skills within a healthcare system
Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in healthcare with a strong interest in mission integration opportunities within an integrated healthcare delivery system.
Successful candidates will display a passion for the mission of CommonSpirit Health and commitment to being a provider of humankindess
Knowledge of the concepts and principles of project management
Basic healthcare finance knowledge
Unfortunately, CommonSpirit Health is unable to provide visa sponsorship for international students at this time.
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