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Providence Health & Services Chief Mission Integration Officer - Oregon Region in Portland, Oregon




The Mission is the reason we exist. The Chief Mission Integration Officer (CMIO), Oregon Region helps to shape and influence how the Mission, Values, and Vision are lived out in the daily life of our 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 at all times especially during times of change and transition to maintain our Catholic identity and to ensure constant alignment with whom we say we are.


The position reports to the EVP Mission, PSJH, and must establish and maintain effective working relationships with leaders and caregivers at all levels in, as well as with PSJH vendors, agents, and others. The Region CMIO has a matrix relationship with the Regional Chief Executive and is a trusted confidant and member of the Regional Council and a member of the Executive Leadership Council. The Region CMIO creates and maintains alignment among regional Mission leaders in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives. Collaborates with Marketing and Communications executives to ensure communications explicitly connect with the PSJH Mission and Core Values. The Region CMIO 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, Regional Team

  • Mission and Values Integration

  • Formation Programs

  • Ethics Services

  • Spiritual Care and Clinical Pastoral Education

  • Relationship with local Bishops (except the Archbishop of Seattle)

  • Community Partnerships


Strategic leadership and prophetic voice

  • Region Chief Mission Integration Officer (CMIO) is a member of the regional senior leadership team.

  • Region CMIO participates in key leadership groups for strategy and planning.

  • Leads the regional 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 the Community Ministry Board (CMB), Foundation Board, and Advisory Councils. Ensures that Board members understand Mission accountability role in respect to health care as a ministry that operates a business in the community and supports Board formation in the Region.

  • Serves with the regional chief executive as liaison with local Ordinaries (bishops).

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


  • Work with the system formation executive and Regional Executive team to ensure effective leadership formation of leaders as well as ongoing formation within the ministry, including the CMB and Foundation Boards.

  • Promotes the Mission assimilation of leaders and caregivers.

  • Mentors leaders in Mission Integration and Values interpretation.

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

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


  • 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 within the ministry while remaining open to the diversity of the community.

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

  • Liaison with Sponsors to coordinate visits with Bishops in addition to participating in the visits.

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


  • May serve on the Regional 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 regional ministries and assures the effectiveness of local ethics committees concerning ethics consultation, education, and policy development.

  • Region CMIO is informed of any critical issues that put the ministry’s identity at risk or could cause scandal in the community.

  • Region CMIO 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 region as a means of building ethics capacity and sensitivity among senior leaders.

Mission-inspired culture

  • 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 Regional 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

  • Assures the appropriate delivery of spiritual care services, including sacramental ministry, for both patients and caregivers throughout the continuum of care consistent with the PSJH Spiritual Care Standards of Excellence.

  • 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 Partnerships

  • Executes the implementation of shared metrics, processes, practices and goals outlined by the Region and Community Partnerships.

  • Advances and celebrates caregiver participation in PSJH sponsored:

  • International service trips

  • Domestic volunteer activities

  • Annual advocacy agenda planning

  • Direct advocacy campaigns for important health care and social programs, both digital and traditional

  • Environmental stewardship across the ministry, including Green Teams

  • Collaborates with system Community Health Investment department to ensure Regional and ministry efforts are consistent with system community health strategic priorities and reflect the needs identified by the community.Works with Community Ministry Boards to ensure engagement and adoption of the Regional community health assessments and plans

  • Integrates Community Partnership work into ongoing formation activities.

  • Partners with Regional 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 in Community Partnership activities.


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 PSJH. 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:

  • 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.

  • Must be a practicing member of the Catholic Church

  • Ten years of increasing responsibilities as a health care professional or 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 field training in ethics, formation, spiritual care, or community partnerships.

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

  • Demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals and challenges of healthcare operations.

  • Ability to communicate 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.

  • Ability 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.

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

  • Ability to lead, inspire and influence others in the pursuit of PSJH vision and strategic goals.

  • Confidence to be a prophetic voice.

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: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 248118