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An Inclusive Community That Represents Our Patients

At Seattle Children’s, we’ll invest in you to make a difference, through competitive benefits and opportunities to grow your career. Guided by our values – excellence, equity, innovation, integrity, compassion and collaboration – our community cultivates and promotes diversity and inclusion at all levels, empowering each of us to show up as we are every day. Join our nonprofit team and make a difference in the lives of our patients and families.


People Are Our Superpower and We Invite Diverse Perspectives

Seattle Children’s aims to have a workforce that reflects the diverse patients and families we serve as well as a representative leadership team and Board of Trustees. Research shows this improves health outcomes, patient and family experience, and innovation.

40% Racially and ethnically diverse employees
25.1% Racially and ethnically diverse managers
45.5% Racially and ethnically diverse executives
25.3% Racially and ethnically diverse nurses

Build Connection Through Community

The Inclusion Network Program provides a forum for employees to increase their connectedness at work, to engage individuals' diverse strengths and to make Seattle Children's an inclusive community.

Inclusion Networks – with more than 1,200 participants – are employee-led groups that foster an inclusive culture where everyone belongs.

Brings together Asians/Asian Americans and allies who seek to foster, engage in and encourage a space in which to build community, and promote opportunities for Asians/Asian Americans through professional development, community outreach and networking opportunities.

As a collaborative and reciprocal relationship between workforce members, BAHN fosters cross-generational growth, learning, professional development, and career advancement within the Black and African workforce at Seattle Children’s.

Brings together disabled workforce and their allies who share the experience of living in a world designed for able-bodied people. Together the network helps magnify the voices of the disabled community to advocate for policy change, education and a culture shift to fight ableism within the organization.

Leads, educates, inspires and empowers workforce in safeguarding the health and preserving the resources of present and future generations. The connection group endeavors to reduce both environmental impact and hospital costs through efficient, sustainable work practices.

Helps improve the Hispanic/Latinx employee experience, improve the Hispanic/Latinx patient and family experience at Children’s and creates a positive presence for Children’s in the Hispanic/Latinx community.

Brings together parents and caregivers to learn more about child development and gain confidence in parenting skills; connect with others experiencing the joys and challenges of raising children and working with patients and families; and builds capacity to model and coach positive parenting skills.

Brings together Pacific Islanders and the Indigenous peoples of Oceania (Polynesians, Micronesians, Melanesians, Aboriginal Australasians, Papuans and Asian Pacific Islanders) who share in this ethnic heritage, were raised in these geographical locations, or who identify with and embody the “Aloha Spirit.”

Advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQI+) patients, families and workforce members and builds a strong, supportive and inclusive community through regular programming and activities, increasing connections at work, celebrations for Pride, and more.

The connection group provides a support structure and serves as a resource for military veterans, current service members, and their families, recognizes the contributions they make at Seattle Children’s, and gives them a voice within the organization.

For Seattle Children's employees, please visit the intranet to learn more about how to get involved.

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Community Partnerships Drive Workforce Diversity

We partner with community organizations and build relationships to seek out diverse applicants and provide training opportunities. Here are some of our community partners:

  • Year up
  • CareerWork$ Medical
  • Rainier Scholars
  • Seattle Public Schools and Highline Public Schools – Research Discovery Lab
  • YWCA Seattle Jobs Initiative
  • Mary Mahoney nursing association
  • LEAD-WA: Legal Employers Advancing Diversity
  • Project SEARCH

Proud to be Recognized for our Efforts

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

Taking Action on Commitments to Health Equity and Anti-Racism

Seattle Children’s is committed to becoming an anti-racist organization. A group of committed workforce members created the Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan to prioritize the most powerful actions to address systemic racism within Seattle Children’s from late 2021 through 2024.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

All applicants and employees will be treated fairly, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, gender identify or expression, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law.