Program Manager I

Job ID 2021-39892
Area of Interest
Project/Program Management
Location Name
Roosevelt Commons
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Medical Staff Services
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province

About Us

Hospital About Us:


Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


In 2020, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.


As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.


In collaboration with department leadership, supports the direction of the Medical Staff Services department initiatives, services, and programs connected to medical direction (leadership), medical staff member performance assessment and monitoring, and medical staff member support and wellness. Responsibilities include development and management of programing, financial and budgeting activities, continuous improvement work, internal and external communication, and strategic planning. Works in collaboration with Seattle Children’s/CUMG leaders to implement equitable processes and policies including assessment and allocation of new and existing medical direction, redesign and implementation of provider performance evaluation program, and cultivation of the Provider Support Lifecycle and “just culture” module. Oversees the day to day operations of these program in parternship with Director. Leads interdepartmental collaboration to ensure ongoing program operations and continuous improvement efforts. Responsible for identifying opportunities to enhance or expand any of the programs or development of new programs and presenting those proposals to management. Oversees the process of executing initiatives essential for the success of the programs, including communication with all stakeholders, both internal and external. May oversee and lead teams in support of the program’s objectives. Coaches and collaborates with staff, leadership, and medical staff. Champions initiatives for the institution, medical staff and department by cultivating a culture aligned with our mission to create an excellent provider experience and enhance the connection to Seattle Children’s while ensuring the welleness of a resilent and diverse Medical Staff who delivers high quality, equitable and safe patient care. 



Required Education/Experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree in business, health care or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
- 3 years experience in a lead role overseeing program/project management
- 3 years experience working on quality and process improvement projects with cross-functional teams; including data collection, analysis and reporting
- Proven record of project completion, program planning, execution and status reporting
- Experience leading committees, activities and staff

Required Credentials:
- N/A



- Master’s degree in health administration or leadership related field

- Experience working in public health, health care or social services
- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
- Experience analyzing improvement data and working with internal clients to analyze and develop improvement strategies
- Experience project managing large complex organizational initiatives that cross all departments and roles


In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Children's are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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