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Providence Division Chief Mission Officer - North in Renton, Washington



The North Division Chief Mission Officer (CMO) shapes and influences how the Mission, Values, and Vision are expressed out in the daily life of our Western Washington and Alaska ministries. This Mission work touches on all aspects of organizational life including governance, strategy, operations and the nurturing of our caregivers. Sustaining a culture consistent with the Mission and Values requires vigilance especially during times of change and transition to maintain our Catholic identity, respect for the legacy of our founders, and to ensure constant alignment with whom we say we are.


The position reports to the EVP Mission & Sponsorship, PSJH, and must establish and maintain effective working relationships with leaders and caregivers at all levels and with external partners. The Division CMO has a matrix relationship with the Divisional Chief Executive and is a trusted confidant and member of the Divisional leadership team. The Division CMO creates and maintains alignment among divisional Mission leaders in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives. The CMO also works in partnership with Human Recourses to ensure that we attract and retain caregivers that are aligned with the Mission and Values.


  • Executive Leadership Participation, Divisional Team

  • Mission and Values Integration

  • Formation Programs

  • Ethics Services

  • Spiritual Care and Clinical Pastoral Education

  • Ecclesial Relations

  • Community Engagement


Strategic leadership and prophetic voice

While living the Mission is the responsibility of every person within PSJH, the CMO has the special responsibility to ensure Mission interests are at the forefront of decision making.

  • Division Chief Mission Officer (CMO) is a member of the divisional senior leadership team.

  • Division CMO participates in key leadership groups for strategy and planning.

  • Leads the divisional Mission team.

  • Organizes education and facilitates the use of the PSJH Mission and Values Discernment Process.

  • Participates in the integration of Mission and Values into policies, procedures, objectives, and service in operational areas: e.g., management development, human resources, finances, planning, advocacy/government relations, communication and marketing, community health services, and other areas as identified.

  • Participates in the interview process for executive leadership in the ministry to assure Mission and Values alignment.

  • Maintains effective relationships with other operational and shared services leaders as well as with governance boards, Foundation Boards, and Advisory Councils. Ensures that Board members understand their Mission accountabilities and supports Board formation in the Division.

  • Supports ecclesial relations.

  • Engages physicians with on-boarding and participation in Mission programs.


Continuing the ministry of PSJH over generations requires special attention by all leaders. The Division CMO is key in walking with those in leadership as they engage in the formation processes of ongoing growth as persons and as caregivers.

  • Work with the system formation executive and Divisional Executive team to ensure effective leadership formation of leaders as well as ongoing formation, as well as ongoing formation for governance.

  • Promotes the Mission onboarding of leaders and caregivers.

  • Mentors leaders in Mission Integration and Values interpretation.

  • Works with local Mission leaders to ensure leadership formation occurs throughout the division and participation in system formation programming.

  • Partners with PSJH Organizational Development team on Leadership Development programs.


The Division CMO supports the EVP, mission & sponsorship in sustaining our PSJH heritage and Catholic identity, so the Mission and Values are rooted in all we do.

  • Ensures orientation programs are available to introduce caregivers, leaders, providers, and affiliates to the PSJH Heritage, Mission, and Values.

  • Ensures that the ministries have effective events to help in Mission Integration, for example, heritage celebrations, traditions, regular and appropriate reflections, missioning ceremonies.

  • Oversees the continuation of Catholic identity for Catholic ministries within the division while remaining open to the diversity of the community.

  • Promotes the relationship with the Catholic Diocese and local churches.

  • Liaison with EVP, mission & sponsorship to coordinate ecclesial visits.

  • Works with system Mission leadership to coordinate Mission assessments on a regular basis.


A fundamental responsibility of the Division CMO, in collaboration with system Ethics and Theology leadership, is to hold the ministry’s integrity in trust with others and adherence to the PSJH Mission and Values Discernment Process in both the clinical and organizational context. Responsibilities are shared and fulfilled in collaboration with the divisional director of ethics.

  • May serve on the Divisional Ethics Council.

  • Coordinates alignment of local system ethics activities with system-wide ethics programs, policies, educational opportunities, and activities.

  • Ensures the 24/7 ethics case consultations service in divisional ministries and assures the effectiveness of local ethics committees concerning ethics consultation, education, and policy development.

  • Division CMO communicates to EVP, mission & sponsorship any critical issues that put the ministry’s identity at risk or could cause scandal in the community.

  • Division CMO ensures the timely development and review of essential policies and procedures for addressing ethical issues in patient care, clinical research, and corporate responsibility as applicable.

  • Ensures ongoing clinical and organizational ethics education within in division as a means of building ethics capacity and sensitivity among senior leaders.

Mission-inspired culture

A Mission inspired culture is one in which the members of PSJH animate both the purpose and Core Values of the organization through their words and behaviors.

Justice in the Workplace

  • Works with Human Resources to ensure programming has an integrated focus on Catholic Social Teachings (Human Dignity, Subsidiarity, Participation, Rights of the Worker, Preferential Option for the Poor and Vulnerable, Solidarity)

  • Collaborates with Divisional executives to ensure that programs and services address caregiver flourishing, wellbeing and resilience.

  • Coordinate with HR to ensure participation in senior leadership interviews.

Spiritual Care

Sustaining spiritual health is to tend to the life force, the essence, the spirit of those we serve.

  • Assures the appropriate delivery of spiritual care services, including sacramental ministry, for both patients and caregivers throughout the continuum of care consistent with expected standards.

  • Where applicable, oversees programs for clinical pastoral education and ensures appropriate accreditation status for the program.

  • Works with others to provide a holistic approach to patient care and services.

Community Engagement

Community engagement is our intent to improve the health and well-being of those living in our community where we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Community engagement aligns the influence of PSJH to raise awareness and inspire all to serve. Specifically, the work of community engagement provides opportunities for PSJH caregivers to experience Mission in action as we work to advance Health for a Better World.

  • Executes the implementation of shared metrics, processes, practices and goals.

  • Advances and celebrates caregiver participation in PSJH sponsored:

  • Service activities

  • Advocacy agenda planning

  • Participate in advocacy campaigns for important health care and social programs

  • Environmental stewardship across the ministry, including green teams

  • Collaborates to ensure Divisional and local efforts are consistent with and reflect the needs identified by the community.

  • Integrates community health work into ongoing formation activities.

  • Partners with Divisional and ministry Foundation / philanthropic leaders to thank and recognize major donors and show how their gifts of time, talent and treasure contribute to the Mission.

  • Supports and advances internal stakeholder engagement with local communities


  • Division CMO must be a practicing member of the Catholic Church.

  • Master’s Degree in Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Health Care Mission, Religious Studies or related field of ministry.

  • Formal training in Ethics preferred. Must have a thorough knowledge of the teachings and principles and traditions of the Catholic Church.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

  • Ten years of increasing responsibilities with administration of Mission related programs or services.

  • Eight years of leadership experience required.

  • Must demonstrate competence in: collaborative processes, culture and change management, group facilitation, verbal and written communication, and continuous improvement methodologies.

  • Understanding of principles and practices of adult learning.

  • Specialized education in ethics, formation, spiritual care, or community partnerships.

  • Theoretical and practical understanding, rooted in sound theology, and the health care ministry of the Catholic Church.

  • Demonstrate understanding the fundamentals and challenges of healthcare operations.

  • Communicates an integrated and balanced personal spirituality aligned with PSJH as a Catholic ministry. Able to articulate the connections between personal and organization spirituality and the workplace.

  • Able to engage individuals from diverse religious backgrounds in understanding and appreciating their role as leaders of a Catholic ministry while honoring their own religious or spiritual traditions.

  • Demonstrates personal and interpersonal skills that engender confidence, trust, and credibility among peers, caregivers, medical staff, volunteers, patients, and community residents.

  • Able to lead, inspire and influence others in the pursuit of PSJH vision and strategic goals. Confidence to be a prophetic voice.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Requsition ID: 294867
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Mission Services
Job Function: Administration
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 4015 SS MISSION SUPPORT
Address: WA Renton 1801 Lind Ave SW
Work Location: Providence Valley Office Park-Renton
Pay Range: $139.42 - $156.25
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence offers a comprehensive benefits package including a retirement 401(k) Savings Plan with employer matching, health care benefits (medical, dental, vision), life insurance, disability insurance, time off benefits (paid parental leave, vacations, holidays, health issues), voluntary benefits, well-being resources and much more. Learn more at