Dignity Health Dignity Health Administrative Fellow in San Francisco, 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:

The Dignity Health Administrative Fellowship Program gives post-graduate, future leaders the unique opportunity to gain strategic and operational experience in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry. Through this program, we have the opportunity to promote diversity among our leadership team and deliver humankindness through effective management. This year Dignity Health will hire two Administrative Fellows.

We offer a 12-month learning experience that allows fellows to closely observe the challenges of managing a complex and diverse health system. Fellows are given a broad spectrum of responsibilities and projects while getting an insider’s view of strategic issues affecting the organization and the industry. The fellowship provides a continuous learning experience by allowing the fellow to experience a six-month corporate office rotation. The next six months will be spent becoming familiar with day-to-day operations at a Dignity Health acute care facility. Fellows work directly with senior leadership within Dignity Health and our network of hospitals, emergency centers and clinics.

Dignity Health looks for individuals who share our passion for humankindness and closely align with our mission, vision, and values. In addition, we seek candidates with the following traits and skills:

  • Highly motivated work ethic

  • A passion for excellence

  • A willingness to collaborate

  • The desire to deliver humankindness to all individuals

  • A demonstrated history of initiative and creativity

  • The ability to adapt to ambiguous and dynamic environments


The following supporting documents must be uploaded to be considered for the fellowship:

  1. Resume, please provide your anticipated graduation date on your resume.

  2. Two letters of recommendation (one academic and one professional)

  3. Graduate School Transcripts

  4. Undergraduate Transcripts

  5. A two-page (12 point font, double spaced) personal statement.

  6. The two page personal statement should address the following:

  • “Why are you interested in the Dignity Health Administrative Fellowship Program?”

  • “What unique skills and experiences can you contribute to Dignity Health?”

  • “What are your short and long-term career objectives in the healthcare industry?

  • “What type(s) of projects do you envision yourself working on as a fellow (at a corporate and/or hospital level)?”


All applications and supporting documents must be received by September 9, 2018

The anticipated start date is June 3, 2019




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in their last year of an accredited graduate program pursuing an MHA, MHSA, MPH, MS, MSN, MBA, or similar and will graduate prior to the Fellowship start date, June 3, 2019. Please provide your anticipated graduation date on your resume.

  • Prior healthcare industry experience while not required is preferred.

  • Must demonstrate strong analytical and conceptual skills with the ability to analyze complex data and provide clear and concise conclusions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Effective presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to lead people, work effectivly as a part of a team and independently.

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Job ID 2018-53719

Employment Type Full Time

Department Dignity Health Fellowship

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Dignity Health

Shift Day

Location San Francisco

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri (8-5 PM)