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Two nurses from Providence Medical Center Everett were awarded the 2009 award in the Education and Rising Star categories.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s “2009 100 Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems” in a list published in Hospitals & Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association.

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center has received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award three years in a row. In announcing this honor, HealthGrades stated that Providence Holy Cross is again in the top five percent for overall clinical quality among all hospitals in the nation.

The Providence ALS Center in Portland, Oregon has been certified as the 28th ALS center by The ALS Association. This comprehensive care is delivered by ALS specialists such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech/language pathologists and respiratory therapists.

Providence Health & Services in Alaska received the Work/Family award for the large non-profit category. This marks the second consecutive win for Providence and the fourth in in five years.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center employs more than 500 RNs, and features one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley.

Working Mother magazine named Providence Alaska Medical Center one of the nation’s “100 Best Family-Friendly Companies” in 2005 and one of the nations “100 Companies for Working Mothers” in 2006 and 2009.

Four of Providence’s hospitals in Oregon Have won the “100 Top Hospitals award by Solucient (formerly HCIA-Sachs Institute).

Providence Alaska Medical Center is the largest and most advanced medical center in the state according to Critical Care Nurse.

Over the past year, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center nurses have helped treat more than 50,000 patients in the Emergency Department alone.

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Nurse managers were awarded the Clinical Excellence in the Face of Adversity award for sending their Mobile Health Clinic to help those in need after the disastrous floods in Vernonia, Oregon.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital’s weekly Nurses Notes Received the 2009 Promotion of Nursing Excellence in Media Arts award from the Montana Nurses Association.

Providence Health & Services Oregon was recognized as seventh in the nation in SDI’s (formerly Verispan) annual ranking of the “100 Most Integrated Health Care Networks.” This marks the eighth consecutive year the Oregon region has made the top 10. The region is also the survey’s third-ranked system in the west and number one in Oregon.

In 2008, Providence contributed more than $508 million to community benefit programs, which included $169.9 million in free and discounted medical care.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s “2009 100 Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems” in a list published in Hospitals & Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association.

Training and development at Providence.

Working in the medical field is a very special career. You are called on to share both your knowledge and your heart. At Providence Health & Services, we understand that to succeed you must constantly learn about the latest medical advancements, have access to the most up-to-date software training and tools, and continue to develop your personal and professional skills. That's why we offer access to an array of ongoing educational opportunities.

Best practices, innovative treatments and medical technology are constantly evolving. So must the skills of our staff. At Providence, we're committed to providing the training and development resources you need to learn and grow in your career. From tuition assistance and mentoring programs to inspirational and educational conferences, we offer the support you need to grow as a member of the Providence family. Some of our programs include:

Competency and Learning Resources

This program helps you focus your work and resources on fulfilling the Providence Mission and meeting the goals set forth in our strategic business plan. Examples of learning tools include Staff Bulletin Board, Quality Management and Competency Assessments.

Computer Software Training

This program offers computer software training in Microsoft applications, as well as in Providence's own systems.

Ethics Center

The Ethics Center was founded by Providence Health & Services in Oregon to serve as a theological center addressing ethical issues across the continuum of care. The Ethics Center helps employees learn how to care for patients of diverse faith and cultural traditions, as well as in palliative care and end-of-life situations.


HealthStream Learning Center is an Internet-based one-stop shop for Providence-sponsored education and training. HealthStream's innovative learning tools will keep you up to date on the latest advancements in the industry, including current OSHA and Joint Commission regulations and the latest medical devices.

OPAL (Online Performance and Learning)

OPAL is an online resource designed to help you manage your work experience. From tips on teambuilding to advice on achieving your leadership potential, OPAL can help Providence managers achieve their professional and personal objectives.

Tuition Assistance

This program provides monetary assistance for employees who are voluntarily pursuing additional education, professional development and/or personal development.

Programs and Training

We have outstanding programs throughout our regions, including:

Providence Academy
Providence Academy provides highly rated nonclinical education programs and consultation to managers, physicians and employees of Providence Health & Services in Oregon.

Providence Alaska Learning Institute (PALI)
PALI offers a variety of programs that promote health care excellence, a healthy work environment and the spirit of service that reflects our core values.

Providence Scholars
A partnership between Providence Health & Services and the University of Portland, the Providence Scholars program provides nursing students the opportunity to complete their education at no cost to them.


Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence recruits a diverse, high performing workforce and 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 legally protected status. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-JOIN-PHS or send an email to In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S. employment eligibility, Providence Health & Services participates in E-Verify.

To learn more about E-Verify, select: E-Verify Participation Poster - English Version or E-Verify Participation Poster - Spanish Version.

To learn more about your Right to Work, select: Right to Work Poster - English Version or Right to Work Poster - Spanish Version.