Providence Health & Services Senior Administrative Assistant - Providence Cancer Center in Portland, Oregon


The Earle A. Chiles Research Institute (EACRI) at Providence Cancer Center is looking for a highly motivated team player to join their team as an Administrative Assistant III. This person will join an admin team of 6 who are a dynamic, high performing, collaborative team. The EACRI is specializes in immunotherapy research which focuses on harnessing the innate power of the immune system to cure cancer. The EACRI garners more than $3 million annually in federal and other sponsored research and has a research staff of over 100 team members. We are looking for an individual to support our scientists and staff members with administrative tasks and allow the researchers to focus on what they do best…finding a cure for cancer. The successful individual will be excited to join this breakthrough area of research and bring their talents and gifts to the team.

In this position, you will:

  • Perform full secretarial functions of a highly responsible, professional, and confidential nature for:

  • The Medical Director of the Providence Cancer Center

  • Director, Cancer Research of the Franz Cancer Research Center, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute

  • Research Administrator, Franz Cancer Research Center


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 5 years of work experience in the hospital industry or general business setting

  • 4-5 years spent in a position of support at the executive/administrative level

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in a research setting.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 141521