All About Seattle Children’s Hospital


As one of the most innovative and well-respected hospitals in the nation, Seattle Children’s has provided incomparable patient care to children facing complex and chellenging illnesses since 1907. In what began as a seven-bed hospital by a mother who devestatingly lost her 5-year old son, is now an organization that spans the Seattle-area and established a research division, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, which conducts crucial and world-rekowned pediatric research. With over 7,800 employees, Seattle Children’s is a Healthcare employer of choice here in Seattle and has been ranked by Forbes as #10 on thier list of America’s Best Employers in 2016. These accomplishments are no doubt solidified by the 6 values that Seattle Children’s has built their culture around – compassion, excellence, integrity, collaboration, equity and innovation. Seattle Children’s has projected expansive growth in the coming decade with hospital augmentation, community clinic partnerships and growth in Research.

Quick Facts

  • Year Founded: 1907
  • Number of Employees: 7800+
  • Typical Work Hours: 7:00AM-5:30PM
  • Company Perks: GREAT teams, managers and supervisors. Genuinely kind and empathetic people who are committed to the organization’s mission.  Lots of room for career development and expansion and great benefits for core staff.


Learn more about Seattle Children’s on their website!


Frequently Recruited Roles

  • HIM Specialists (Temp-to-Hire)
  • Administrative Assistants (Temp-to-Hire)
  • Executive Assistants (Temp-to-Hire)
  • HR (Temp-to-Hire)
  • Data Entry (Temp-to-Hire)
  • Accounting (Temp-to-Hire)
    • Accounts Payable
    • Accounts Receivable


Compliance (Eligibility to Work)

  • Client Specific Document
  • I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
  • Background Check (State and National)
  • Drug Test
  • Immunizations
    • MMR
    • Varicella
    • TDaP
    • Flu Shot (in-season)


Hiring Process

  • Steps in the Hiring Process include:
    • There will be a virtual interview with Hiring Manager prior to an in-person interview that will include key stakeholders within the team or department being supported
  • Types of Interview Questions You’ll Be Asked
      • Tell me about a difficult situation at work and how you were able to get through it. What action did you take and what did you learn?
      • Give me an example of how you work within a team environment.
      • Have you ever made a mistake at work and how did you handle it?
      • Share how you motivate yourself and others you work with
  • After the interview, can you send a thank you note to your interviewer?
    • Yes, through your PACE recruiter
  • Types of Questions You Should Ask Your Interviewer
    • What the most important qualities are for someone to be successful in this role?
    • What does success look like in this department and position?


Work Environment & Dress Code

As a nationwide leading pediatric hospital, Seattle Children’s’ environment is very much family centered, mission-driven and patient prioritized. The organization utilizes temporary staffing and third party recruiting frequently and strategically to meet hiring goals they do not have the internal recruiting infrastructure to meet. Seattle Children’s is consistently on the look out for great talent and candidates with empathy-lead interpersonal skills.

Each Seattle Children’s location has a slightly different office arrangement but they primarily have an open cubicle model within departments. Each location has access to coffee stand and ability to purchase food in building or very close.

While dress code can differ depending on the facet of the organization, Seattle Children’s is mostly a business professionally casual dress code institution for both job interviews and while on the job.

This attire includes:

  • Slacks
  • Skirt or dress
  • Professional shirt, blouse or sweater
  • Closed toe shoes


Please refrain from wearing the following:

  • Jeans
  • Tee shirts with writing, graphics or pictures
  • No overly worn or distressed casual shoes


Please adhere to the following grooming and hygiene standards:

  • Maintain a clean appearance
  • Refrain from wearing a large amount of makeup, perfume, or cologne
  • No visible piercing or tattoos


Parking, Location & Transportation

PACE provides staffing services to five Seattle Children’s locations: Main Hospital, 70th and Sandpoint, Odessa Brown, Roosevelt Commons and the Research Institution. Each location is located in metropolitan areas with limited parking availability, PACE recommends utilizing public transportation or the Seattle Children’s shuttle. There is a parking lot where core and contingent staff can park to catch a shuttle to each location.  Temporary employees pay a reasonable daily fee for this service but it is complementary for employees hired directly or that have converted to a Seattle Children’s employee (no longer employed by PACE).


Main Hospital:

  • 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Administrative Building Locations:

  • 70th and Sandpoint
  • Roosevelt Commons – 43rd and Roosevelt
  • Odessa Brown – 2101 E Yesler Way

Research Institute (Located in Downtown Seattle):

  • 307 Westlake, 818 Stewart, 1900 9th Ave, 100 Olive Way, 1920 Terry Avenue, 2001 8th Ave

Field Employees

Employee Name


I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Employee Name


I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.