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Providence Health & Services Chief Population Health Officer in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Chief Population Health Officer to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.


The Chief Population Health Officer (CPHO) is responsible for the overall operation of the population health (and accountable care activities) including implementation of growth and retention strategies, daily operations, assuring financial stability, development and implementation of new products, representing population health with other market leadership groups, and system population health.

In this position you will:

  • Provide internal leadership and leads development of programs, services and products within our vision for a connected system of care under Value Based Payment models.

  • Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of the strategic business plan for population health. Evaluates performance improvement opportunities and works with senior leadership to direct tactical corrections.

  • Partner with Providence Plan Partners to develop new products and services in the AK market.

  • In collaboration with the Chief Executive, CFO, and CSO for the market, recommends target enrollment and plans to achieve those targets. Provides direction for marketing and sales activities and advises leadership in those areas of key priorities and operating directions.

  • Provide direction and is accountable for the effective and efficient operation of population health within market.

  • Determine and implement the organizational structure required to direct and manage population health within the larger PH&S enterprise context in a manner that is cost effective and maximizes the use of shared resources and services.

  • With the Chief Executive, Alaska, establishes success indicators and objectives consistent with PSJH Leadership in support of the Providence Mission. Develops operating budgets as appropriate.

  • With the support of the CFO, monitors and evaluates key financial indicators and develops initiatives to assure the financial stability of population health.

  • Work with the Chief Executive and PH&S legal department to assure operating divisions are in compliance with all applicable laws and governing agencies.

  • Work as a team member with the PSJH leadership teams and managers and provides leadership in the transition to an integrated health system and value based economic models.

  • Establish positive working relationship with key provider groups and contracting entities, and works closely with senior physician and administrative leadership.

  • Work with the Alaska Senior leadership team to build a system of care in AK based on the quadruple aim.


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.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience with a health insurance or health system or consulting firm at a leadership level comparable to the level outlined in the job description.

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in or with an integrated health system similar to Providence St. Joseph Health.

  • Demonstrated experience working with and maintaining positive relationships with physicians and medical groups.

  • Demonstrated experience in health care operations with a record of successfully implementing initiatives to achieve outstanding financial and quality results.

  • Demonstrated success in implementing business plans that gain market share, meet organizational objectives and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

  • Experience in entrepreneurial or start-up environments.

PSJH- Alaska Region:

Providence Health & Services has a long history of serving Alaska, beginning when the Sisters of Providence first brought health care to Nome in 1902 during the Gold Rush. This pioneering spirit set the standard for modern health care in Alaska and formed the foundation for Providence's growth as the state's leading health care provider.

As Alaska’s largest health care provider, we touch the lives of Alaskans from the day they are born until they draw their last breath. It is our goal to provide the best health care, every day, every time, to every patient, at every Providence facility. We owe our patients and our communities no less.

Today we serve Alaskans in five communities - Anchorage at , Matanuska-Susitna Valley at , Kodiak Island at , Seward at , Soldotna and Valdez at .

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: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 233869