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Hospital Assistant Administrator Surgical Services, Seattle, WA

Organization: UW Medical Center - Northwest
Category: Assistant Administrator
Location: Seattle, WA
Date Job Posted: October 15, 2020
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Req #: 183710
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest
Job Location Detail: UW Medical Center- NORTHWEST CAMPUS OPERATING ROOM
Posting Date: 10/14/2020
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: DOE
Shift: First Shift

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a DAYS, FULL-TIME, HOSPITAL ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR OF SURGICAL SERVICES . The Assistant Administrator for Surgical Services (AASS) provides strategic and programmatic leadership to ensure delivery of comprehensive surgical services at the Northwest campus of UWMC. Collaborates with key stakeholders to achieve strategic vision and provides programmatic oversight to ensure achieving key goals and quality standards. The Assistant Administrator for Surgical Services has direct responsibility for all programs related to surgical services and leads the surgical services areas to carry out organizational and departmental mission, vision, goals and objectives. Working through subordinate supervisors and managers, organizes, directs and coordinates all administrative and clinical functions for assigned units. The Assistant Administrator for Surgical Services oversees the provision of clinically competent, cost-effective, high quality patient care and of excellent customer service across the care continuum. The Assistant Administrator for Surgical fosters collaborative relationships and teamwork within Patient Care Services department and among disciplines.

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Education Background

  1. Bachelors Degree in nursing or related health care field required.
  2. Masters Degree in nursing, healthcare, business or related field preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  1. Requires current Washington State RN license.

Special Training/Skills

Requires skills in: Leadership and management, communications, project planning, transition management, budgeting and financial management; ability to analyze financial reports and quality data; clinical and office computer applications.

Work Experience

A minimum of 5 years of progressive management/administrative experience is required, including clinical experience in at least one area of responsibility.

Physical Abilities

This job requires ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with all stakeholders (physicians, caregivers, patients, family members) for the effective treatment of patients.


Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

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