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Training and Development at Providence

Our world never stops changing so we must be relentless and change with it—particularly in the medical field. At Providence, we know that in order 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 unmatched array of ongoing educational opportunities to help you 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

Focus your work and resources on fulfilling the Providence mission and meeting the goals set forth in our strategic business plan using tools such as Staff Bulletin Board, Quality Management and Competency Assessments.

Computer Software Training

Be trained in software including Microsoft applications, as well as in Providence's own systems.

Ethics Center

Access this theological center in Oregon for addressing ethical issues and learning 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

Visit this one-stop shop online for Providence-sponsored education and training, featuring innovative learning tools that keep caregivers up to date on the latest advancements in the industry.


An online learning platform that connects you with resources to help you discover, learn and progress your skills.

OPAL (Online Performance and Learning)

Manage your work experience and achieve personal and professional objectives using resources ranging from tips on team building to advice on maximizing your leadership potential.

Tuition Assistance

Receive monetary assistance for voluntarily pursuing additional education, professional development and/or personal development.

Regional Programs

Providence Academy in Oregon

Managers, physicians and employees receive highly rated nonclinical education programs and consultation.

Providence Alaska Learning Institute (PALI)

Get access to 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 for Nursing Students

Complete your education at no cost to you thanks to this partnership between Providence and the University of Portland.

Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program

Our Student NAC Training Program is a unique introduction to a career in health care through Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA. The program allows participants to gain on-the-job work experience, classroom education and clinical training, providing an excellent foundation for a variety of health care roles.

Medical Assistant (MA) Apprentice Program

Not currently a Medical Assistant, but want to become one? Providence Physician Enterprise is proud to offer Medical Assistant (MA) Apprentice programs across several of our regions and locations for both Spring and Fall cohorts. View current MA Apprentice job openings and apply today.