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Providence Health & Services Communications Specialist in Oregon


Providence is calling a Communications Specialist to one of our locations in Renton, WA, or Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Communication Specialist who will support organization-wide programs and initiatives. The communication specialist will play a key role in supporting organization and region-based communication efforts. This role will work closely with leaders and fellow caregivers on the communication team to support communication programs and messaging across the continuum of the multi-state Providence organization.


Coordinating and supporting communication projects across a diverse, matrixed Communication team.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support communication strategy, planning and execution for the following:

  • Large-scale organizational initiatives.

  • Region-based communication initiatives and teams.

  • Ongoing operational teams and projects.

  • Organizational and community events.

  • Work closely with Communication leaders and teams, as well as other organizational leaders and teams across the Providence organization in support of communication initiatives.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communication or related field or equivalent education/experience.

  • 2 years Demonstrated experience in supporting broad-based and successful communication teams and programs.

  • Demonstrated writing and editing excellence.

  • Knowledge of integrated health care practices and industry issues and trends.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across a diverse, matrixed communication team to ensure messaging and programs are delivered quickly, consistently and powerfully across multiple channels and locations.

  • Ability to help create and deliver proactive, powerful messaging in support of a brand position.

  • Agility and flexibility in providing support for multiple projects, and just-in-time issues and work assignment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in highly matrixed and geographically dispersed organizations and teams.

About the department you will serve:

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Marketing/PR/Communications

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Washington, Oregon-Portland, Oregon

Req ID: 310642