Dignity Health President, Mark Twain Medical Center in SAN ANDREAS, 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.


Position Summary:

The position serves as the President of Mark Twain Medical Center, a 25-bed full-access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services, and emergency services in Calaveras County. Located in beautful San Andreas, California and founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center’s Medical Staff, averaging 85, represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. On average, more than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers.

2013 kicked off many exciting developments for our hospital. We opened the first full-service Cancer Center which provides chemotherapy and other infusion services. Later that year, we opened an Orthopedic Specialty Care Clinic in Angels Camp. In the fall of 2014, we brought Telehealth technology to our Emergency Department and Intensive Care Units. Telehealth offers 24/7 stroke diagnosis and treatment for our patients by connecting Mercy Telehealth Network specialists in Sacramento. In the spring of 2015 we opened the Mark Twain Heart Center in San Andreas where we provide quality heart care.

The incumbent in this position will report to the SVP Operations for Central California and work together on all key operational components of the business including execution of the hospital strategy, management, financial performance and oversight of all operational components of the hospital in accordance and in alignment with the Dignity Health strategy. Plans and implemenst new business strategies and manages relationships with physicians and external partners considering Healthcare Industry trends in a rapidly changing and highly regulated market.

Additionally, understanding the culture and history of the community which Mark Twain Medical Center serves, inclusive of hospital fiduciary board of directors, physician partners and other entities where cultivation and maintenance of positive relationships are critical to the success of the hospital is essential.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

Duties may include:

Directs and oversees a portfolio of healthcare assets and demonstrates a solid understanding of different service lines and delivery models within market. Plans and implements new businesses using different business models and strategic relationships with external partners and physicians. Understands attributes that create successful organizations i.e. legal, structural, economic, and employment models.

Develops and executes strategy for each line of business/service within market area from the perspective of what makes it a viable enterprise and recognizes those elements that require modification and/or expertise to existing local processes and structure to ensure success.

Facilitates and reinforces through business processes and performance measures an institutional mindset for clinical innovation as an on-going process to look at clinical practices in order to reduce unnecessary variations to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs.

Develops key service lines, leveraging clinical program tools and service line support/data, implementing outpatient strategy, and identifying market scale opportunities (e.g., recruiting, education) across assigned service areas.


Education and Experience:

Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a related field. Minimum of five (5) years of direct management experience. Progressively senior-executive healthcare experience within a complex, multi-site, multi-area health care organization including acute-care hospital operations is required.

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in healthcare administration or business, management or a combination of education (or an equivalent combination of education and/or additional job-related experience) is preferred.


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Job ID 2018-57782

Employment Type Full Time

Department Hospital President

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Corporate Office - KERP

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8-5 PM

Work Schedule 8 Hour