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VP PeaceHealth Medical Group Operations, Northwest

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Job ID: 39743
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a VP PeaceHealth Medical Group Operations NW for a Full Time, Day position. 

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. 



  • 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.


  • 10 years or more leadership experience in healthcare including
  • 3 years or more progressive leadership experience in multi-site, multi-specialty medical groups and integrated delivery systems required
  • Experience in implementing evidence-based protocols into clinical practice


  • ACHE or MGMA certification preferred.


  • Ability to deliver financial results for areas of accountability.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • 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.
  • 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. 

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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