Dignity Health Manager Healthcare Productivity in RANCHO CORDOVA, California


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 charitable care and community services. For more information, please visit our website at. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing consulting services which will contribute to the fiscal and operational well-being of Dignity Health in a manner consistent with the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health. The position is responsible for identifying needed improvements on a significant level in operating efficiency and labor cost reductions. The position directs management engineering and other consulting services for Dignity Health Medical Foundation and other affiliated physician practices throughout the enterprise.

The project work, consultation, management training and management reporting are aimed at improving the efficiency, cost effectiveness and quality of operations for all Dignity Health related entities. The principal focus is on labor cost management, which currently represents an annual expense in excess of $1,500,000 000 for 35,000 FTE's. Continual significant cost reductions through process redesign and strong management of labor costs are required for the ongoing success of Dignity Health and its affiliates.

  • Requires:

  • expertise in healthcare and physician office practice production management

  • ability to remain abreast of changes in the field through continuing education and networking

  • knowledge of benchmarking strategies, QM/CQ/ LEAN tools and methodologies

  • outstanding problem solving skills

  • personnel management techniques

  • management of multiple conflicting projects toward successful conclusion within constricted time frames

  • knowledgeable of budget development, management reporting, cost accounting application, and financial management

  • broad understanding of business planning, hospital reimbursement, physician practice reimbursement, contracting, materials management, compliance issues and Internal Audit

  • preparation of Requests for Proposals

  • analyzing and selecting vendors and negotiating contracts

  • effective verbal and written communication skills and advanced interpersonal and human relation skills with ability to negotiate change with all levels of management, overcome resistance to that change (create win-win situations), and get work done through others in order to effect positive change and to generate improvements that can be sustained

  • analytical and conceptual thinker

  • flexible approach; discretionary effort

  • organizational commitment

  • customer service orientation,innovation and focus on teamwork

Posted: 01/05/2017




Minimum Required:

· Five (5) years a Healthcare environment

· Five (5) years managing people and matrixed teams


· Ten (10) years a Healthcare environment

· Ten (10) years managing people and matrixed teams


Minimum Required:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management Engineer, Finance, Industrial Engineer or related to.


  • PMP

  • Masters Degree

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Job ID 2018-57495

Employment Type Full Time

Department Performance Improvement

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Dignity Health

Shift Day


Optional Work Location US-CA-Pasadena

Optional Work Location US-AZ-PHOENIX

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)