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 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.
Support the development and implementation of Seattle Children’s Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan work, as well as other organizational efforts related to health equity and anti-racism. Support internal employment investigations, helping ensure consistent and legally defensible processes and outcomes aligned with appropriate organizational risk. Manage responses to agency actions and, as needed, litigation and other claims, working with outside counsel as appropriate.
Also responsible for providing sound legal advice, consultation, and policy analysis and interpretation in assigned substantive areas including employment law. Conducts research, provides written and oral guidance and training to staff, management, and other stakeholders. Maintains current knowledge of existing and proposed state and federal law in relevant areas of practice.
Seattle Children’s is dedicated to becoming an anti-racist and equitable health organization. One of our Strategic Imperatives is Living Our Values: Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan. Part of our commitment to this Strategic Imperative is building a workforce that reflects its patient population. This in-house attorney position will directly support that work, and further our mission to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.
- JD from ABA accredited law school.
- Minimum 5 years of relevant legal experience in corporate, public entity or private law firm setting.
- Admitted to practice law in the State of Washington or eligible for limited license to practice law as in house counsel under APR 8(f).
- Experience in a major law firm or in-house experience in a large, complex organization.
- Experience working in a health care setting.
In accordance with the Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning employment.
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.