Swedish Medical Center Senior Business Development Specialist - Stewardship and Strategic Development in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Senior Business Development Specialist (1.0FTE, Days) for Stewardship & Strategic Development at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Working in collaboration with executive leaders and management team, the Senior Business Development Specialist leads efforts to develop and implement a variety of strategies and tactics designed to improve market share throughout the assigned network and/or service area.

In this position you will:

  • Develop and communicate an understanding of regional competitors and services and works with service groups to refine and update program development priorities in response,

  • Develop working relationships with physicians and assist in facilitating contact with community referral sources through a variety of mechanisms including personal visits, educational lectures, meetings and additional outreach opportunities both clinical and community based,

  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with referral sources, and serve as an information resource and contact point for referring physicians with SMC, SMG and Providence; this includes troubleshooting issues and working with the clinic directors to ensure patient issues are resolved,

  • Advise on the development of informational packets and service guides to support referrals and professional access to SMC services, including consultation and advice on web based referral information,

  • Work with Corporate Communications to develop and implement marketing campaigns, public relations and web-based initiatives,

  • Work closely with patient education to develop education materials, which align with the strategic plan and goals of the assigned network and/or service area

  • Cultivate community outreach opportunities, working with SMG/SMC business development group and outside groups.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience in marketing, communications, business, healthcare, education, or a related field

  • Valid Washington State driver’s license

  • Possession of the minimum (or greater) auto insurance coverage as mandated by the state of Washington

  • Knowledge and experience in the service line (e.g. oncology)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters Degree in Health or Business Administration

  • Five or more years of middle to senior level management experience coordinating community outreach and marketing health care services to physicians

About Swedish Shared Services.

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Project & Program Management - Non-Clinical

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Broadway 2 (WA143) 600 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 190405