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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.