Providence Health & Services Provider Contracting Director in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Provider Contractor Director to Providence Office Park in Portland, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Negotiate provider contract arrangements in multiple service areas to meet Health Plan objectives.

  • Direct and lead activities of Health Plan provider contracting department, including provider contract language, rates and risk arrangements.

  • Work with various leaders and department to set provider contracting goal and strategy.

  • Manage a large number of projects occurring at the same time within the department.

  • Be accountable for regulatory compliance for Medicare HSD tables submission and any state or federal compliance relating to provider contract language or submission of provider contracts.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Undergraduate degree in business or related field

  • 5 years of management experience in contracting, related areas or demonstrated equivalent experience

  • 10 years of contract negotiation experience including successful leadership in negotiations with significant Providers and Network Vendors or demonstrated equivalent experience

  • Excellent communication skills, particularly the ability to present (both in an oral and written manner) complex, technical information in a clear, concise manner to audiences with limited knowledge of detail

  • Extensive experience with personal computers, including spreadsheet, database and statistical applications

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Health Plans

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 180221