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Providence Health & Services Chief Operating Officer - Providence Medical Group in Portland, Oregon



Providence is calling a Chief Operating Officer to Providence Medical Group in Portland, OR.

The Chief Operations Officer, Medical Group will provide operational leadership and strategic direction for employed providers in Oregon. The COO will be accountable to lead, develop, and implement long and short range plans for the division. The COO will lead the effort to achieve coordination of care and services for patients and communities served by Providence Health and Services.

A particular focus will be on aligning the workflows of our primary care and specialty providers in support of our vision for an integrated medical neighborhood.

In this position you will:

  • Provide input to, lead, and implement the medical group strategic long and short-range plans. Attention given to alignment and integration of current regional physician structure.

  • Develop and implement integration strategies including program development, quality, fiscal management, compliance and clinical management, physician relationships, outcomes management and reimbursement.

  • Develop and foster effective collaborative business relationships between physician leaders, hospital leadership, system leaders, medical staff and Providence Health Plan. Maintain positive relationships with physician leaders and integrate physicians into decision-making processes.

  • Assure ongoing efforts and initiatives, focused on assessing and improving quality of patient care consistent our vision of an integrated Medical Neighborhood and with the six Institute of Medicine aims (safe, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient, and equitable).

  • Participate in the coordination and review of all expansion of physical redesign to facilities. Works closely with facility planners, attends appropriate implementation meetings, equipment and furnishings.

  • Participate actively in strategic planning and budgetary formation in conjunction with the Chief Executives to ensure strong and focused operational and financial management of the medical group. Works closely with the CEs and CFO in forecasting and preparing annual budget and financial statements.

  • Demonstrate service excellence and positive interpersonal relations in dealing with others, including patients/families/members, employees, managers, medical staff, volunteers and community members, so that productivity and positive relations are maximized.

  • Develop networks and relationships with community leaders, board members to enhance the health services provided to individuals and communities.

  • Work closely with information systems teams to ensure appropriate technological support.

  • Be responsible for various infrastructure functions as assigned by CEs. May include Board report development.

  • Provide leadership in the identification of clinical improvement projects and the integration of clinical care services.

  • Maintain professional affiliations and enhances professional development to keep current in the latest health care trends and development.


Above all, we are looking for a servant leader whose personal and professional background demonstrates a genuine passion for the mission and core values of Providence Health & Services. You have a style that emphasizes openness, collaboration, visibility, and connectivity. A strong, confident, results-oriented, and decisive leader with the capacity to balance the big picture and strategic perspective with a focus on operations and the details of execution. You can articulate how your work improves healthcare delivery in the communities that we serve.



  • Master’s degree in Health and/or Hospital Administration or Business Administration or related field is required.

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of senior level leadership experience leading medical groups, with experience with both primary care and specially providers preferred. The COO should have personal values compatible with those of Providence Health and Services and be comfortable in leading a Catholic-sponsored organization. Must have evidenced a strong ability to lead teams and maintain positive professional development.


Providence Medical Group : With more than 90 clinics and more than 600 employed physicians in Oregon, Providence Medical Group (PMG) offers primary and specialty care to adults and children. Its patient-centered medical home clinics have received Oregon’s highest, Tier 3, recognition for excellence.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 230870