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Ambulatory RN Manager – Transplant Program

Ambulatory RN Manager – Transplant Program

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The Virginia Mason Transplant Center in Seattle is a leader in kidney and pancreas transplant procedures in the Puget Sound region. Virginia Mason is also the first medical center in the Pacific Northwest to earn designation as a Donor Care Network Center of Excellence by the National Kidney Registry. The transplant programs serves a large area, providing transplants for patients in Alaska, Montana and Washington. The transplant program has been designed to serve the special needs of patients, families and referring physicians who live great distances from Seattle.

As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters – your patients.

The role of the Transplant RN Manager is to make day to day decisions in meeting staffing needs to meet patient demand for services. The role includes facilitating the interview process, hiring management, performance management, competency assessment and development, and counseling of staff. The Transplant RN Manager represents nursing in the local leadership and within the departmental service line at the organizational level. There is strong collaboration with the Nephrology and Urology departments that make up the Transplant service line.  The Transplant RN Manager is an integral part of the clinic leadership triad (Director, Section Head, Ambulatory RN Manager) in the management and delivery of transplant services in support of Virginia Mason’s mission, vision, and values.

This position directs the business, technical and nursing support activities of the transplant program, by providing leadership to develop and implement strategies and policies to accomplish care delivery and growth of services at best possible levels of cost effectiveness, regulatory compliance and stakeholder satisfaction. This job places strong emphasis on the following outcomes: the achievement of the aggressive development & dissemination of best practices and the cultivation of a highly-effective work unit.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and three years of experience as a nurse supervisor, assistant nurse manager, or nurse manager.
  • Requires a Registered Nurse license in the state of Washington.
  • Skill in prioritizing the demands of daily operations and organizing resources
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of medical assistant scope of practice
  • Sufficient active listening and conflict management skills
  • Established skill in facilitating change, cultural integration, retention, and building effective teams.
  • Addressing and rectifying patient and/or staff concerns
  • High level problem solving skills with flexible solutions for a changing healthcare market.
  • Creates and motivates team to generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo.
  • Uses VMPS to identify a problem, route cause, and engages the team in solutions.

Preferred: Master’s Degree with ambulatory clinic experience.

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.

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.

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