|Providence Announces 250 Jobs Coming to Spokane|
Providence Health & Services announced today the relocation of about 250 jobs to Spokane. The family-wage jobs are expected to bring a $30 million economic impact to the Spokane Region.
The company will move jobs from its Revenue Cycle Management offices in Renton to Spokane and Portland. The company currently has employees in Renton, Spokane and Portland. Consolidating these jobs will increase the amount of workers in Spokane. Currently, the Revenue Cycle Management offices in Spokane employs about 100.
"Selecting Spokane as a business hub for a five-state system of health care providers is a huge investment by Providence, and will provide a great economic benefit to our community," Providence Health Care Eastern Washington Chief Executive Michael Wilson said in a news release.
"Providence carefully evaluated location options across its five states - from California to Alaska - using a set of criteria," said Rich Hadley, President and CEO of Greater Spokane Incorporated. "We're proud that Providence leaders see Spokane as a highly-qualified workplace for the hub of these administrative operations."
Providence is the largest health care system in Washington, and owns Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital.