Director Nurse Clinical Practice and Professional Development

Director Clinical Practice and Professional Development

Seattle Metro

We have been engaged in a search for a Director, Clinical Practice and Professional Development for an internationally recognized preeminent organization that is focused on transforming health care. They have transformed health care through innovations in patient safety and the ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to high-quality care.

Consisting of a 325-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, this is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care and

This leadership position is responsible for:

  • Developing, planning, implementing, managing and evaluating the day to day operations of the Clinical Education department.
  • Partner with the Administrative Director, Clinical Education with budgeting, program planning and developing strategic goals for the work unit.
  • As a key member of the leadership team, you will help to continually develop the results-driven initiatives that define our success and are transforming healthcare. 


  • Master’s degree in Nursing required.
  • A current and valid Washington State Registered Nurse License is required for this position.
  • Minimum of five years nursing experience required, 
  • Minimum of three years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Understanding of budgets and planning required.
  • Certification in Nursing Professional Development or equivalent is required, or certification must be obtained within 2 years of hire.
  • Experience with Lean Methodology preferred.
  • Prior staff development/teaching experience preferred
  • Ability to create a climate in which people want to do their best.
  • Ability to quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and openness to change.

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.

Exceptional opportunity with dynamic organization – competitive salary, relocation assistance, annual performance bonus potential, excellent benefits including strong continuing education program and exceptional career growth potential – you will find their commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.  

If you are personally interested in learning more about this position and wish to have a confidential conversation, please submit resume to:

Pat Holtermann or Kay Hays

360-665-2433 ~ 888-778-0098

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