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Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Notes: This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

A Higher Degree of Healthcare.

UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), Valley Medical Center (VMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate.

UW Medicine Heart Institute provides a full range of cardiac care - from acute inpatient through outpatient clinic and diagnostic care - at hospital and clinic locations around the region. Our multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and other highly-trained clinicians is internationally recognized for their expertise in treating coronary artery disease, heart rhythm disturbances such as atrial fibrillation, heart failure and adult congenital heart disease. We're also adept at performing advanced procedures and complex surgeries, including heart transplantation, ablations and percutaneous heart valve replacement.

UW Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Service Line Administrator (SLA), UW Medicine Heart Institute. The SLA is a member of the integrated Heart Institute team, including Department Chairs, Vice Chairs, and Medical Directors who are jointly responsible for the successful development, growth and strategic integration of the Cardiovascular Services across UW Medicine. Specific duties of the SLA include both operational and administrative leadership and oversight. Administrative leadership responsibilities include ensuring the development and implementation of the Service Line strategic vision, strategic plan and associated business plans in partnership with the System clinical and administrative leadership. Operational oversight responsibilities include clinics and procedural areas at HMC, UWMC-Montlake and UWMC-NW campuses. Coordinated oversight responsibilities include inpatient units at HMC, UWMC-Montlake, UWMC-Northwest, Valley Medical Center (VMC), and ambulatory sites at VMC. Additional responsibilities include identifying and monitoring key service line targets and metrics to be reported to both clinical and administrative leadership.

The Heart Institute SLA provides leadership and facilitation for strategic program planning and implementation of the approved UW Medicine Strategic Plan related to Cardiovascular Services and the UW Medicine Patients Are First goals in these areas. The SLA also completes key liaison activities with UW Medicine entities, strategic partners and other affiliated parties. Completes new program development/expansion plans and coordinates marketing and physician outreach in messaging campaigns related to Cardiovascular Services working with Strategic Marketing & Communications and Strategic Outreach Departments.

The SLA reports to the Associate Vice President, Clinical Operations in the Office of the President, Hospitals and Clinics with a dual reporting (dotted line) to the Director of the UWMHI, and in collaboration with the CEOs of the hospitals, to ensure that all sites meet the strategic goals and standards of UW Medicine.


  • Minimum of six to eight years of successful leadership in hospital, clinic or health system management with increasing levels of responsibility, including experience in operations.
  • Master's degree in Business or Healthcare related field
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.

  • Strong understanding of Ambulatory Network/Providers
  • Prefer experience with Cardiovascular services (clinical and/or operational)
  • Demonstrated ability in critical thinking, analysis and business plan development
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively within complex organizational structures
  • Demonstrated ability in strategic planning, to include specific areas of outreach and marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to develop teams and manage to successful outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective and visionary teams that are cross functional and inter-institutional

    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 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 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTGovernor 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.

Keywords: University of Washington, Seattle , SERVICE LINE ADMINISTRATOR, HEART INSTITUTE, Other , Seattle, Washington

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