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Director of Critical Care / Progressive Care, Seattle, WA

Virginia Mason Medical Center


Seattle, WA

May 2, 2018

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Director of Critical Care / Progressive Care

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

Job Number: 180935
Department: Critical Care
Hours: 7:00 - 3:30 with some variation

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.

The Director, Acute Care Services is responsible for planning and managing patient care, nursing and support services in assigned service lines (e.g., critical care, emergency care). This job provides overall direction and leadership for day-to-day operations of assigned service lines. The director will provide leadership to develop and implement strategies and policies to accomplish delivery of services at best possible levels of cost effectiveness and stakeholder satisfaction. This job places strong emphasis on the following outcomes: the achievement of the aggressive development & dissemination of best practices and the cultivation of a highly-effective work unit.


Master's degree in nursing, healthcare, or business administration required.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington required.
Extensive clinical and business knowledge of the relevant service line, which may include appropriate certifications.
Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills. Understanding of budgets and planning.

Preferred: Five years combined clinical and supervisory/managerial experience.

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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