Providence Health Plan

Position: Chief Information Officer

Location: Portland, Oregon


Formed in 1984, Providence Health Plan has been named among the "most admired" Oregon healthcare companies by the Portland Business Journal, has been recognized as the highest-rated PPO plan in Oregon by NCQA, and has achieved the highest possible Medicare Star rating for its Medicare Advantage plans.  PHP offers health coaching; savings on fitness and wellness products, services, and memberships; discounts on pastimes such as movies and vacations; identity theft protection; emergency medical help while traveling; and behavioral health resources.  With the tagline "True Health," PHP leverages Providence's network of doctors, hospitals, clinics, and provider partners to deliver on the whole care picture of population health – intervening earlier to improve outcomes, lower costs, and better the health of the entire community – with a focus on the values of compassion, dignity, justice, integrity, and excellence.  The plan currently has approximately 600,000 members.

Job Description:

Reporting to the chief executive officer of Providence Health Plan, the chief information officer (CIO) oversees the health plan's information technology and computer systems, with duties that include assessing current processes, recommending software upgrades, and directing the executive team on best processes. This individual oversees key leaders within Information Services to ensure that IT systems are adequate and evolving to modern standards in support of ongoing service and strategic goals, including implementing and maintaining a new instance of the FACETS core system in a manner that allows the plan to grow and scale.  Bachelor's degree preferred; advanced degree preferred.

Search Team:

Steven M. Derks
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mike Marrah
Managing Partner

Steve Lieber
Of Counsel

Joe Johnston

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