• Program Coordinator Sr - Department of Pediatrics

    Job ID 2018-29565
    Area of Interest
    Admin & Clinical Support
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Medical Academic
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    What you will do: Provides program coordination and operational support for team members, leadership, and partners in the UW Department of Pediatrics and Seattle Children’s Chief Academic Officer office, Works closely with and supports the Senior Vice President & Chief Academic Officer of Seattle Children’s/Chair of the Department of Pediatrics to provide program coordination of the support functions of the entire department. Develops and maintains positive relationships with key stakeholders at Seattle Children’s, University of Washington, and other academic medicine based entities and offices.  Requires the ability to work independently, think critically, and exercise sound decision making. Additional duties and functions to include providing exceptional customer service ; creating, typing, editing, and proofreading various department documents; supporting board committees as needed; creating and maintaining filing systems; scheduling meetings and arranging travel; entering, extracting, and analyzing data into reports and presentations; coordinating and monitoring budget preparation; auditing or reconciling financial statements and invoices; and managing workload required to complete projects. 


    The Department of Pediatrics is the second largest department in the UW School of Medicine, with approximately 1,450 appointments which increases annually, including approximately 500+ paid faculty members, 650 clinical courtesy faculty, 135+ residents, 75 fellows and 175 staff employees.  The Department is involved in teaching, research, and clinical care.  This position supports the Chair of the Department for work that is done at the School of Medicine in addition to the work based at Seattle Children’s Hospital.


    Employer Offerings: To attract and retain the best workforce, we provide competitive salaries, great benefits and excellent professional development. Those are some of the reasons Those are some of the reasons Becker’s Hospital Review listed us as one of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. Offerings include:

    • Transportation Subsidies
    • Vera Whole Health: Access to free health and wellness services at our near-site employee clinics.
    • Childcare Subsidy Program-provides eligible employees with financial assistance to supplement basic child care costs.
    • Care-Services: Back-up care for children and adult/senior care planning
    • Inclusion Networks: The Inclusion Network is Seattle Children's organizational resource group program. It is an interconnected community of Children's employees who are committed to the Inclusion Network mission and vision. Individual Networks include: Q Pod (LGBTQ) Network, Green Team (Sustainability) Network, Hola (Hispanic/Latino) Network, Indigenous Peoples Network, Parenting Network, Black and African Heritage Network

    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.


    Required Education/Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience.
    • Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible experience in administrative support, communications, healthcare or related area in a hospital, research, or social service setting


    • Experience in an academic medicine based environment
    • Project management assistance experience
    • Experience with interdisciplinary projects


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