Our inclusive, collaborative culture is reflected in our ART service standards: Accountability, Respect and Teamwork. We strive to be ARTful in all we do with every member of the team ⎼ patients, families and each other.
We prioritize the safety of both our patients and our employees. Work-life balance is important to us, and our benefits show it. In hiring, we aim to have a workforce that reflects our patient families. We serve our community with compassion.
All of this makes our people proud to be here. If you join our team, we trust you also will find Seattle Children’s a meaningful and fun place to work.
Start With Safety
Everyone at Seattle Children’s is responsible to create a safe environment for our patients, families and each other. We strive to be an error-free environment. We are transparent in providing information about patient safety.
Our safety culture includes reducing staff injuries and safeguarding our patients. We ensure staff have the support they need when faced with adversity.
Seattle Children’s is committed to being a drug-free workplace. We require a pre-employment drug screen and background check. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.
Connected With Our Community
For more than 100 years, Seattle Children’s has specialized in meeting the unique physical, emotional and developmental needs of children from infancy through young adulthood. We provide inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, surgical, rehabilitative, behavioral, emergency and outreach services – regardless of a family’s ability to pay.
We are committed to increasing pediatric healthcare knowledge and adoption of best practices among our own staff and throughout the region. We are an academic training center for healthcare professionals in nearly every discipline.
As one of the top five pediatric research centers in the nation, Seattle Children’s Research Institute brings together the best minds in pediatric research. We work to set new standards of pediatric care and find new cures for childhood diseases.
Valuing Workforce Diversity and Inclusion
The patients and families we serve at Seattle Children’s come from many backgrounds. They bring distinct values, family structures, strengths and needs. The same is true for the people who do their life’s work here.
The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect all the qualities that make each of us unique – race, gender, culture, lifestyles, physical and developmental challenges, ideas and beliefs.
Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds and thoughts because this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Each of us is respectfully encouraged to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes diversity and inclusion at all levels.
Seattle Children's aims to have a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We believe we give our patients better care by having staff whose beliefs, attitudes and life experiences are similar to those of our patient families. Learn about our Center for Diversity and Health Equity, which works to improve health outcomes for all children.
Committed to Equal Opportunity
Our commitment to diversity is shown in our recruiting and hiring, our benefits and our employment practices.
Seattle Children’s is committed to equal opportunity in all conditions of employment. This includes hiring, promotion and disciplinary and discharge practices.
Our commitment to fair pay applies to all people regardless of their race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry), disability, age, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.