• Chief Strategy Officer

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Strategic Planning
    Hours / Pay Period
    Corporate Business Office Glendale
    Standard Hours
    Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 63,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY17, Dignity Health provided $2.6 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs. For more information, please visit our website at www.dignityhealth.org. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


    This position will lead the Southern California Service Area. Primary office location will be in Glendale, CA.


    Service Area Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

    Position Summary:
    In coordination with the SVP Corporate Strategy & Growth and in partnership with the Service Area SVP Operations and hospital presidents, the CSO translates Dignity Health corporate strategy into service area specific action. Builds the service area brand position, market share and financial sustainability. Drives change initiatives necessary to carry out strategies and ensure that operational decision-making at the facilities aligns with strategic objectives. Operationalizes growth and physician alignment strategies.
    Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
    • Establishes the vision and drives the market forward through motivating peers and subordinate managers to institute changes as needed. Responsible for strategic planning, strategic management and assuring linkage between the Long Range Financial Plan and service area strategic plan. Coordinates and drives the service area annual strategic planning process. Manages ongoing implementation of the service area strategic plan and ensures management decisions align with successful plan implementation.
    • Guides strategies designed to enhance service area growth (access to care) and financial sustainability. Oversees Strategy, Business Development, Strategic Marketing, Communications, and Sales; evaluates growth opportunities, including mergers, acquisitions and joint venture opportunities. Develops and plans service lines.
    • Leads efforts to create and sustain integrated delivery system across the continuum of care and realize market consolidation opportunities.
    • Promotes corporation and ensures positive stakeholder relations.


    Education and Experience: 
    • Master's degree required or related field required and/or additional job related experience may be substituted in lieu of the degree.
    • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in related field required and five (5) years management of experience required.


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