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University of Washington Medical Center

At UW Medical Center - Montlake, specialty and whole-person care is fueled by education and discovery.

Every day, more than 5,500 dedicated and compassionate UW Medical Center - Montlake team members bring passion and commitment to the care of our patients and their families.

As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report), UW Medical Center - Montlake is one of the world's foremost academic health centers, delivering exceptional, multidisciplinary care to a vast array of patients who come to us from across the globe.

From first of their kind, life-saving surgical procedures to routine adult, maternal and newborn medicine, we're training the next generation of medical professionals. By using the latest advances in medical technology and patient- and family-centered care, we're building a better future for our community.

At UW Medical Center - Montlake, our care is powered by research and informed by education.

Nursing Careers at UW Medical Center – Montlake


UW Medical Center – Montlake nurses pursue exciting careers in a positive, academic working environment, partnering closely with colleagues, and benefiting from mutual respect and collaboration. We offer unique opportunities for nurses, including specialties in high-risk pregnancy care and organ transplantation.


As a member of the UW Medical Center – Montlake staff, you’ll be on nursing’s leading edge. Join our team and you’ll have the opportunity to make a tremendous difference to your patients, your colleagues, and the profession of nursing itself.

In 1994, UW Medical Center ¬– Montlake became the first hospital in the nation to be named a magnet hospital for nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We’ve maintained that designation ever since.

The designation was given in recognition of the excellent work environment for nurses at UW Medical Center – Montlake, including an exceptionally high rate of nurse satisfaction and patient outcomes that are better than non-magnet hospitals.

Our nurses work in an environment that fosters collaborative decision making, professional development through varied learning experiences, opportunities to teach and share knowledge, and new challenges every day. Many UW Medical Center – Montlake nurses participate in groundbreaking research that contributes to the theory and practice of nursing. They also help train and prepare the next generation of nurses.

We actively collaborate with Harborview Medical Center and the UW School of Nursing — ranked number one in the nation — to support and facilitate the patient care, teaching and research programs of the UW School of Medicine. We also provide a teaching facility for the UW School of Medicine and the other UW schools.

As a member of our team at UW Medical Center – Montlake, you’ll be able to practice to the very best of your abilities and grow within your profession.