Careers

Award-Winning Leader

Because of our people, Seattle Children’s is recognized as a leading teaching, research and specialty center at the forefront of pediatric care.

Our goal is to be the country’s #1 children’s hospital. We seek quality people with the right skills. We look for team players who want to work at the top of their skill level and continually improve the care we provide.

We are proud to receive awards and recognition. They recognize the high-quality care we give our patients and families and the supportive work environment we provide.

Join us in shaping the future of pediatric care.

Ranked Among the Best Children's Hospitals in the Nation

Ranked in 10 Specialties U.S. News and World Report Best Children's Hospitals Badge

In 2020, U.S. News & World Report named Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals. We are honored to be recognized as one of the nation’s very best places to care for children, out of nearly 200 pediatric hospitals evaluated in 2020. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Seattle Children’s as a top children’s hospital every year since it began ranking medical facilities more than 25 years ago.

Magnet Designation

Ancc Magnet Status

Seattle Children’s is the only children’s hospital in the Northwest to be designated as a Magnet organization.

We received this recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2008, and again in 2013 and 2018.

Magnet hospitals go through a rigorous re-designation process every four years.

Children’s Surgery Verification

Children's Surgery Verification seal

Seattle Children’s is verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and the first children’s hospital in Washington to earn this status. To become a Level I verified center, Seattle Children’s met essential and rigorous criteria for staffing, training and protocols for care ensuring our ability to appropriately care for our surgical patients.  

Becker’s Hospital Review 100 Great Hospitals in America

Beckers Hospital Review 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare 2018 logo

In 2018, Becker’s Hospital Review placed Seattle Children’s on its list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. The organizations on the list were chosen for their competitive benefits packages, promoting diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.

Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

Leader in LGBT Healthcare EqualityThe Human Rights Campaign Foundation has named Seattle Children's Hospital​ as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality. The Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) is the national LGBTQ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBT patients, visitor and employees.

Cited as a Best Place to Work

Our positive work environment has been recognized by third parties.

Becker’s Hospital Review

In 2018, Becker’s Hospital Review placed Seattle Children’s on its list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. The organizations on the list were chosen for their competitive benefits packages, promoting diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.

Forbes

In 2016, Forbes magazine ranked Seattle Children's #10 on its list of America's Best Employers.

Always Improving

Through innovation and Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI), we are shaping the future of children’s healthcare. Seattle Children’s was one of the first medical centers in the country to apply the methods and scientific rigor of the Toyota Production System to healthcare.

We monitor how we are doing and compare actual performance to goals. Lean methodologies help us deliver the highest value while removing wasteful practices.

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