UC Davis Health System Chief Operating Officer

UC Davis Health is searching for its next System Chief Operating Officer. 



For applications and/or nominations, please contact:
Jennifer Heenan, Spencer Stuart



UC Davis Point of Contact:
Patty Covington Fleming
Senior Executive Recruitment Partner

Reporting to David Lubarsky, MD, Vice Chancellor of Human Health Sciences and the Chief Executive Officer of UC Davis Health; and working in close coordination with the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO), the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), and other members of the leadership team; the System Chief Operating Officer (System COO) will lead the execution of the vision and strategy for all operations of the nearly $3 billion clinical enterprise. This includes a 650-bed flagship hospital, NCI-designated cancer center, first-in-market rehab partnership, and growing portfolio of comprehensive ambulatory services with a network of multispecialty clinics, surgery centers, imaging centers, and outpatient clinical affiliations. The position will also align with leaders of nationally ranked schools of medicine and nursing. In conjunction with the core leadership team, the System COO will orchestrate a unified strategy across a complex organization to ensure alignment, collaboration, consistent implementation, and optimization of operations across the enterprise. The System COO will collaborate to develop strategies to meet the needs of each area, ensuring appropriate resource utilization and service line optimization, consistent patient experience and the highest quality care and outcomes at the lowest cost, with a focus on affordability and accessibility.  The position specification is below.

The recruitment advisory committee is led by co-chairs, Debbie Aizenberg, MD, Executive Director, UC Davis Medical Group, Nick Eversole, MBA, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Human Health Sciences and Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD, MBBS, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UC Davis Medical Group.  The complete roster is available below.

The national search firm Spencer Stuart is assisting the recruitment advisory committee in identifying potential candidates for this critical position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. The complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy is available online.

See below links for the recruitment advisory committee roster and position specification.