Providence Health & Services Program Assistant - Utilization Review in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Program Assistant (1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

The Program Assistant performs a variety of specialized clerical duties in support of administrative operations of departmental programs or projects. Work at this level typically involves a variety of complex clerical tasks requiring substantial knowledge of the department’s work commitments and projects.

In this position you will:

  • Assist the manager and other staff members with project support duties which include tracking expenditures, producing statistical and summary reports and reviewing and monitoring invoices.

  • Perform administrative detail work on special projects or programs requiring specialized knowledge of the programs as well as composecorrespondence, reports, forms, and other documents.

  • Coordinate financial issues, including insurance claims, with the appropriate departments, contractors, and others.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates Degree in Business or Office Administration, Accounting, or a related field

  • At least one year of clerical experience, preferred with insurance companies and claims

  • Valid Washington State Driver's License in good standing

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, preferred with computer spreadsheet and database programs

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, listening, and written communication skills

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 193004