Dignity Health Orthopedics Program Manager in RANCHO CORDOVA, California


Dignity Health operates six hospitals in the Greater Sacramento Service Area - Mercy General Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and Woodland Memorial Hospital; as well as Mercy Home Health and Hospice, and Dignity Health Medical Foundation, which includes Mercy Medical Group, Woodland Clinic and Mercy Imaging Centers. 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 services. For more information, please visit our website at dignityhealth.org/Sacramento. You can also follow us on Twitter @DignityHlthSac and Facebook.com/DignityHealthSacramento.


Position Summary:

Serve as the operational lead within the Orthopedic and Spine programs across multiple inpatient facilities and supervise the development, implementation and organization of the overall program. The Orthopedic Program Manager will coordinate the efforts between patients, surgeons, hospital administration, and multiple departments while tracking the progress of the program and identifying areas that require attention. This position is responsible for all program management, report generation and review, process improvement, patient satisfaction, facilities review, and administrative activities within the program and must be able to function with independence. The incumbent will work closely with the other Program Managers in the region to develop and support the Orthopedic Service Line strategies. This position reports to the Director of Orthopedics.


Position Summary:

  • Candidates must have the required CA license for their clinical field (RN, PT, or OT license)

  • Other certifications may be required

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a relevant clinical background (either as a, RN, Physical Therapist, or Occupational Therapist)

  • Able to complete and/or experience with all job responsibilities.

  • Able to communicate with patients, family and staff in a professional, friendly manner

  • Proven working relationship with surgeons

  • Experience with patient/staff education

  • Proven leadership experience, having managed resources either directly or within the implementation of a new initiative

  • Strong detail-orientation and follow-up capacity

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to multitask

  • Demonstrated success in relationship building

  • Ability to keep team focused on goals/timelines

  • Customer service focused

  • Strong data analysis skills, requiring interpretation of clinical results to develop program improvement projects

  • Experience in achieving results and working with process management

  • BLS from the American Heart Association.

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Job ID 2018-56651

Employment Type Full Time

Department Ortho Neuro Rehab Admin

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Healthcare Sacramento

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varies