University of Washington
10330 Meridian Avenue North Seattle, WA 98133-9733

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
NURSE MANAGER, OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER, ( FULL-TIME, DAYS) Req #:205637Department:UWMC-NORTHWEST OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTERJob Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest Job Location Detail:10330 Meridian Avenue North Seattle, WA 98133-9733 Posting Date:04/20/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:Salary commensurate with education and experience Shift:First Shift Notes:As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. UW Medicine - A Higher Degree of Healthcare


UWMC-NORTHWEST OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time day shift NURSE MANAGER.

•The Nurse Manager has accountability and responsibility for managing the Surgery Center to provide safe, efficient, and quality patient centered care.
•Direct and coordinate all activities of the patient care unit including planning, implementing, and evaluating unit programs to meet specific patient care needs.
•The Nurse Manager is responsible for hiring and supervising unit staff, managing the unit budget, and providing leadership to promote professional practice.
•Report directly to the Assistant Administrator, Surgical Services.
•The Nurse Manager ensures efficient, high-quality, and safe patient care.
•Participate as a member of the UWMC – Northwest Surgical Services Leadership Team.

Performs other duties, as assigned by Assistant Administrator, Surgical Services, UWMC Northwest

•One year experience in nursing leadership or equivalent experience.
•Ability to clearly formulate and articulate concepts to small and/or large groups.
•Experience in conflict resolution, critical analysis, stress management, and diplomacy.
•Ability to oversee multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously.
•Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Washington.
•Current BCLS certification.

•One year of experience in peri-operative environment
•Proficiency in Epic

Across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student, and colleague is valued and honored.

At UW Medical Center – Northwest, we’re proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional, and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row. We’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medical Center – Northwest includes a full-service, non-profit hospital offering comprehensive medical, surgical, and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus, just north of Seattle.

The UWMC-NORTHWEST OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER provides ambulatory surgery in 4 ORs. The Nurse Manager oversees the Pre-Surgery Admitting (PSA), Operating Room (OR), and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) staff and patient care areas.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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