Dignity Health

Executive Director

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Clinic Administration
Hours / Pay Period
Dignity Health Medical Group Santa Cruz
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri 8-5


Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been

serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site

in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is

the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of

Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. In FY 2016, Mercy General Hospital

provided $36,095 in unsponsored care and programs for the benefit of our community.


Position Summary:


The Executive Director is responsible for providing senior leadership to the Dignity Health Medical Foundation (DHMF) service line assigned. The Executive Director is responsible for developing the overall strategic plan of the service line including patient care, employee engagement, organizational development, change management, human capital management, physician engagement, financial management and program delivery. The Executive Director is expected to lead in a manner that reflects the DHMF mission, vision and values and incorporate such into daily interaction with peers, employees, physicians and patients.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience working in a leadership capacity

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the healthcare industry

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Strong and effective oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an Integrated Healthcare Delivery System

  • Breadth of experiences encompassing knowledge of medical group operations to demonstrate understanding of an Integrated Delivery System

  • Experience managing multiple, large-scale, complex projects

  • Experience managing 150+ physicians in multiple medical group practices

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration strongly preferred


Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.


Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, is committed to serving the continuing health care needs of Santa Cruz County. Supported by the rich community history Dominican Hospital, our doctors provide convenient, personalized care to patients throughout the region along the full continuum of care. We operate 18 clinics in Santa Cruz County and feature more than 70 providers with specialties including pediatrics, oncology and hematology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, gastroenterology, OB/GYN, urology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and urgent care. Santa Cruz County is 70 miles south of San Francisco and boasts great surf, sandy beaches, redwood-covered mountains and more.


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