Providence Health & Services Contract Assistant in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Contract Assistant to Providence Health & Services in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Contract Assistant to act as the liaison between Payor Contracting, other departments within the Region, and payors regarding assigned contract administration duties.

In this position you will:

  • Serve as a contract liaison for the Regional staff, responsible for answering questions concerning contractual agreements. Assist Payor Contracting in working with payors to clarify differing interpretations of contract terms.

  • Assist in the development of Regional processes applicable to Payor Contracting. Seek Manager’s approval prior to implementation. Accurately documents all processes

  • Support Contract Managers in the contract negotiation and implementation process in accordance with Payor Contracting principles and PH&S’s organizational and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Perform initial review of new contract language utilizing Payor Contracting tools, e.g. Contract Language Checklist.

  • Maintain the Region’s electronic document repository, including fully-executed payor contracts, in a concise, clearly defined manner. Such repository is currently maintained using Concuity, the Region’s payor contract management system.

  • Coordinate access to the Concuity Contract Repository for the region as well as providing training to use the repository.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma/ GED

  • Three years of healthcare reimbursement or contracting experience.

  • Experience with third party payor billing, collections, and reimbursement methodologies.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services 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: Billing / Insurance

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 177992