Associate Director, Center for Clinical Excellence

University of Washington


A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director in the Center for Clinical Excellence. The Associate Director is responsible for the leadership and direction of the Clinical Analytics and Clinical Informatics teams to include the oversight of the department’s information systems, registries and databases. In addition, the person in this position will assist the Assistant Administrator of the CCE with the operations, financial management, and performance improvement activities of the CCE as a whole and will act on behalf of the Assistant Administrator in his/her absence or as directed. The Associate Director of Clinical Performance Analytics reports directly to the CCE Assistant Administrator and is frequently consulted by the Associate Administrator of Patient Safety & Value, Executive Director, Medical Director, Chief Nursing Officer and other senior leaders. The person in this position will provide leadership and direction for UWMC's development and use of the Amalga data warehouse, TheraDoc software as far as it relates to Infection Control, HBI/HPM sytems, Press Ganey, Vizent, as well as other concurrent clinical databases and dashboards. Supervision includes prioritization of all Clinical Performance Analytics CCE Amalga reporting, Registry and other clinical abstraction. This position also supervises the Theradoc clinical informatics position as well as the supervision of TheraDoc data use and reports for Infection Control. This position is an IT resource for the Clinical Documentation Teams well as a resouce for the Patient Safety and Infection Prevention Teams. This position works with other CCE staff to align and coordinate data and reports with other Business Intelligence tools and leads and/or works with CCE and other staff in improvement projects related to CCE clinlical information systems.

Position is full time.


Master's degree in Healthcare in clinical related field; Minimum 6 years of experience with data analysis, data visualization and data reporting to include 5 years experience in Healthcare Quality/Performance Improvement and to include 3 years experience managing a team within a healthcare setting.

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.

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Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1, employees of higher education and healthcare institutions must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than October 18, 2021 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.

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