Careers at UW Medical Center - Northwest

Teamwork. Community. Opportunity.


Every team member is treated with kindness and respect and valued for their unique contribution to the healing and well-being of each patient. And every team member is encouraged to grow professionally.


UW Medical Center - Northwest is a good friend and neighbor in North Seattle and south Snohomish county, providing a nationally recognized level of care with a 60-year record of meeting local needs. 


As part of the UW Medicine community of care, we offer a stable, rewarding, healthy work environment with great benefits and opportunities for advancement.

Why join the UW Medical Center - Northwest team?

You've put everything in to getting where you are. That's why you deserve the kind of career that UW Medical Center – Northwest can provide. When you become a part of our team you can look forward to:

  • A supportive work environment. As a UW Medical Center - Northwest team member you can expect a high degree of autonomy and support. Friendliness, professionalism and cooperation are vital parts of our culture.
  • Professional development. Since our patients depend on the knowledge and experience of every team member, we place a high value on offering each team member career development and continuing education opportunities, including paid credits at the UW.
  • Great location. We're located in a great neighborhood with easy access to downtown, and we offer plenty of free parking.
  • Unsurpassed benefits. As part of the UW Medicine family, you'll receive a wide range of generous benefits, including the ability to take those benefits seamlessly with you if you ever work anywhere else in the UW Medicine system or for the State of Washington.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive team

We strive to create a collaborative space where all feel welcome. We're proud to be part of the remarkable team of nearly 30,000 caring professionals who come together each day at UW Medicine to improve the health of the public. For us, working here is not just a job, it's a calling.

We value each person's unique contributions and encourage all applicants regardless of socioeconomic status, age, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, spiritual practice, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic.

Our career opportunities

UW Medical Center - Northwest provides a great work environment for nurses. We show our commitment to nursing excellence with welcoming, supportive onboarding programs, ongoing educational opportunities, advanced training, opportunities to contribute to decision-making committees and special projects.

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The Center for Behavioral Health and Learning is a welcoming new treatment and education facility designed to improve access to behavioral health services across Washington state. The six-story building opens early 2024 and is a one-of-a-kind fully integrated healing environment as well as an interdisciplinary training and workforce development program that will prepare the next generation of behavioral health providers.

Find your career

As part of the UW Medical Center - Northwest therapies team, you'll join a close-knit group of talented, motivated professionals committed to providing a caring and healing environment to the local community and beyond. We help our patients recover their physical strength while they gain the confidence and independence they need to return to productive lives.

As a UW Medical Center – Northwest therapist, you'll have the unique opportunity to use both our Easy Street Environment — a life-sized replica of a city street — to treat patients, as well as a WISH Simulation Center to enhance your skills and improve your patient care.
Our inpatient and outpatient therapies teams include:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Respiratory care
  • Speech language services
  • Sports therapy

Find your career

UW Medical Center - Northwest offers many non-medical career options that are vital to our overall operation and success. Regardless of position, all our team members collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion in a respectful, friendly, supportive environment where every colleague, and every patient, is valued and honored.

Find your career