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Director, Bed Management and Critical Care Transport

Company: Seattle Children's
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

In this position, you will:
-Be responsible for directing and evaluating all aspects of bed management, staffing, and critical care tranport systems in alignment with Seattle Children's mission, values, strategic objectives, financial requirements, and customer service standards to assure equitable and safe access to inpatient services.
-Own, develop and implement policies for related systems and processes including oversite of patient movement (admission, discharge, transfer) and critical care transport within the EHR.
-Lead teams that design and deliver analyical and data structures, bed management services, staffing deployment, and critical care transport.
-Build and maintain internal and external multidiciplinary relationships with state and regional healthcare delivery organizations and agencies (such as NWHRN).
-Lead and/or participate in appropriate oversite committees related to patient flow, critical care transport, nurse staffing, and regulatory compliance.
-Be responsible for emergency preparedness within areas of oversite and is available to serve as a leader in incident response.
Required Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Master's degree in Nursing; may be substituted with a Master's in Business Administration, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, or related field provided the candidate also possesses a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (Candidates currently enrolled in a Master's program will be considered. Individual must complete program within three years in position and maintain solid performance).

  • Minimum five (5) years of leadership experience in a health care setting.

    Required Credentials:

    • Current Washington State nursing license.

    • Must obtain national certification in a clinical specialty area or leadership within three years.

    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers. Current PEARS or PALS certification will be accepted in lieu of BLS.

    • A copy of graduate degree in Nursing or transcripts indicating attainment of Master's degree in nursing is to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. If Master's degree is in Business Administration, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, or related field, a copy of the degrees or transcripts indicating attainment of a Master's degree and Bachelor's in Nursing degree is to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. If Master's degree is in process, a copy of the Bachelor's degree in Nursing or transcripts indicating attainment of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and a notation of expected Master's completion date is to be on file with Human Resources upon hire.


      • Experience sucessfully implementing improvement methods within a health care delivery organization

      • Experience successfully implementing organizational change management models

      • Experience delivering strategic plans and operational products

      • Experience applying advanced analytical systems to improve operations

      • Active relationships with local and regional healthcare delivery organizations, as well as leading pediatric hospitals

      • Experience leading hospital command center and bed management system

      • Experience leading a critical care transport team

      • Knowledge of, and experience with, incident response through the application of Hospital Incident Command Structure (HICS)

        $79.95 - $119.92 /hr
        $166,296.00 - $249,433.60 /yr
        This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.
        The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children's website here: WSNA - UFCW
        Seattle Children's offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.
        This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.
        Seattle Children's offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.
        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 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children's among the nation's best children's hospitals - for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children's has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.
        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.
        Seattle Children's requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.
        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.
        External Job Title: Director, Bed Management and Critical Care Transport
        Job ID / Requisition Number: 2023-48947
        FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
        Name: Shift Administrators
        Shift: Day Shift
        Street: 4800 Sand Point Way NE

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