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Sr. Director, Musculoskeletal and Neurosciences Institute, Seattle, WA

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Senior Leadership

Seattle, WA

July 3, 2019

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Sr. Director, Musculoskeletal and Neurosciences Institute

Management | Fulltime - Regular | Seattle, WA, US | 40 hours per week

Job Number: 191749
Department: Neurosciences Administration
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. variable

Honored as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason in Seattle, WA, is internationally recognized as a preeminent organization that is focused on transforming health care. True to that vision, we spent this past decade creating and delivering a multitude of innovations. The results? Industry-changing process improvements and initiatives that have revolutionized our ability to eliminate waste, cut costs, and most importantly, improve the quality of services. Our commitment to Team Medicine and the transformation of health care is what built our reputation as a quality leader, and empowers us with the capability to provide rapid access to care through our Virginia Mason Production System.

As a key member of our leadership team, you will help to continually develop the results-driven initiatives that define our success and are transforming healthcare.

Reporting to the Vice President of Patient Care Services, the Administrative Director is responsible for the operational oversight of patient safety, quality of care, regulatory compliance, clinical productivity, program development, team development, and fiscal stewardship over Neuroscience Institute, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine service lines, Musculoskeletal Services, and a number of related clinical specialty areas. The Administrative Director is also responsible for developing and leading strategy development and strategic growth for the Center of Excellence work with Walmart, WA Health Care Alliance and other partners. Ideal candidate is effective at change management, drives results, builds collaborative and effective working relationships, and develops successful teams.


  • Master's Degree in Health Administration or Business Administration with an undergraduate program in Business, or a related degree required.
  • Seven or more years of progressive experience in ambulatory specialty practice management.
  • Experience leading neurosurgery, orthopedic, and physical medicine services lines is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to launch new program offerings that keep the service lines in a market leader position strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated dynamic leadership in a highly competitive health care environment.
  • Knowledge of change management and leadership development. Lean experience preferred.

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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