Providence Health & Services Senior Executive Assistant in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling a Senior Executive Assistant to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA.

This position is responsible for providing ongoing administrative, planning and executive support of a highly complex and confidential nature for a system executive. The position assists in meeting specialized goals, and contributes to the achievement of the organization’s vision, mission and strategic objectives by providing special project and executive support to a position of significant leadership within the PH and S system. The activities of this position include supporting an executive(s) by managing calendars, correspondence, meeting and agenda preparation, travel and other logistical matters. It is anticipated that the person holding this position will network extensively with many of the organization’s leadership and health system stakeholders and will represent their supervisor and the health system in a positive and professional manner.

In this position you will:

  • Independently, or in consultation with their supervisor, develop plans needed to carry out assigned projects and activities; establish methods and schedules to implement and maintain activities for the executive. Exercise extensive independent judgment to reflect and match executive’s leadership style

  • Facilitate, and perform administrative functions in support of meetings of executive groups as assigned. Support activities include timely collection and preparation of draft agendas; prioritizing items in consultation with executives to finalize agenda; dissemination of meeting materials; coordination of meeting records, evaluations and follow-up reports

  • Oversee the coordination of the Office of the executive(s) they support. Assure a logical flow for scheduling of activities, including preparation and planning time. Either work with other assistants or works independently to schedules meetings, travel and outside commitments. Assure that the executive has the materials needed for meeting obligations in advance of appointments through maintenance of confidential department files

  • Coordinate writing, editing and communications tasks. This includes initiating and drafting correspondence; recording minutes of meetings and telephone conference calls; compiling information and preparing summary reports; overseeing and prioritizing incoming or outgoing mail and messages, and preparing information for presentation or publication. Exercise independent judgment and decision-making in handling incoming and outbound information and material

  • Support the executive(s) through positive communications and relations with internal and external customers in an environment that is open and inviting. Maintains relationships with, and responds to contacts from, internal and external customers (such as executives, professional association staff, consultants, government agency personnel) and others related to the health care ministry with the purpose of exchanging information, scheduling meetings and communicating confidential and non-confidential matters involving the senior executive and the health system. This support includes significant interaction with senior leaders reporting to the executive(s) this position supports. Position provides appropriate referrals, or informs the executive(s) when a situation warrants direct attention

  • Collaborate with a wide variety of offices and individuals to assist in all organizational integration efforts to fulfill strategic objectives, best practices and outcomes for the integrated health system.


Required qualification for this position include:

  • Four years of university or college training in English, liberal arts or related subjects; or graduation from a technical program in secretarial or office support services; or the equivalent education and experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an executive assistant.

  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated experience in a large matrix organization.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Demonstrated experience supporting an Executive Leader.

  • Ability to manage priorities and be flexible.

About the department you will serve.

Providence St Joseph Health provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

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 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 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 Support (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 179408