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Masking and Visitation Changes: Due to high rates of respiratory illnesses in our community, we’ve made changes to our masking and visitation guidelines. Learn more.

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Nursing Annual Report

Our professional practice model, using the acronym CHILD, has five core elements: care delivery, healthy work environment, innovations and improvements, leadership and governance, development of nurses. Read our latest nursing annual report to discover how our incredible nurses demonstrated Seattle Children’s values as they led work to support our professional practice model.

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Care delivery

Our first priority in care delivery is patient safety. Learn how our nursing team helped expand hair care products for multi-textured tresses and how we’re delivering language-concordant, culturally competent care.

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Healthy work environment

We advocate for the well-being of the mind, body and spirit for ourselves, our colleagues, and our patients and families. Discover how we’re using a trauma-informed approach to prevent workplace violence and learn about the Nursing Leader Bioethics Scholars Program.

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Innovations and improvements

Seattle Children’s offers nurses the opportunity to work with outstanding faculty and the latest — often emerging — therapies, treatments and technologies. Read how this is exemplified while designing Forest B: a new space that works better for patients and nurses, and how nurses are improving urinary tract infection testing.


Leadership and governance

Through shared governance, our nurses collaborate with management on decisions that affect nursing care, like the Nursing Leadership Fellowship, and while refreshing the Nursing Strategic Plan.

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Development of nurses

We are dedicated to the advancement of pediatric nursing practice through the development of every nurse, from nursing students to executive nursing leaders. Find out how nursing professional development practitioners are key to organizational success and how we’re recognizing nursing excellence.

Working at Seattle Children’s

To reach our goals, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the best nurses. We invite you to search our current job openings.

Seattle Children’s provides opportunities for our nurses to learn and grow in an innovative environment while being in full partnership with other providers on multidisciplinary teams. We support and engage our nursing staff with training and educational opportunities, state-of-the-art-facilities and equipment, shared governance and comprehensive benefits.

When hiring, we look for nurses who share our passion for family-centered care and who practice at the top of their profession. Whether you are a new nursing graduate eager to participate in our healing environment, or a seasoned professional committed to advancing the practice of nursing, we welcome your application.

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