Northwest Kidney Centers – Grant Writer – SeaTac, WA

September 19, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Grant Writer

Company: Northwest Kidney Centers

Job description: Founded in 1962 as the world’s first outpatient dialysis provider, Northwest Kidney Centers operates 20 dialysis clinics across the Puget Sound region in addition to hospital-based services and a large home-based dialysis program. We are a not-for-profit, community-based organization and consistently rank among the top dialysis providers in the United States in quality of care, patient outcomes and transplant rates.

At Northwest Kidney Centers, teamwork, integrity, respect, excellence and stewardship guide our approach to how we work. We differentiate ourselves by our patient centered approach and active commitment to advancing kidney research and dialysis innovation. Key to our success is the compassion and expertise of our dedicated team of staff that care for those we serve. Northwest Kidney Centers seeks an experienced, driven and detail-orientated Grant Writer to help achieve aggressive fundraising goals in our efforts to fight kidney disease. Come join a great team!


The Grant Writer is responsible for proactively seeking funding opportunities from community and private foundations as well as government. This role is part relationship-based and part storytelling, with an eye for details. This position requires managing multiple priorities and having strong follow through. This role requires an independent and strategic thinker who manages time effectively and works with a high degree of autonomy and discretion to prioritize funding opportunities based on likelihood of success, as well as award amount. This is an opportunity to actively participate in laying the foundation for a thriving grants program that will benefit the organization for years to come. Initially, a high volume of outgoing proposal submissions will be expected. With time, the goal is that the work will evolve to include a higher percentage of renewals. a successful candidate will be able to take ownership and initiative to ensure high-quality and timely results are achieved.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, with 3-5 years of related work experience
  • Experience in grant writing for healthcare, education, or other nonprofit cause, with documented evidence of previous grant writing success

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong writing and storytelling skills, and ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of fund development best practices preferred


Full time, Days, 40 hours, Mon-Fri.

Northwest Kidney Centers is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetics or veteran status.

Please note: Northwest Kidney Centers is obligated to adhere to Proclamation 24- 14.1 requiring healthcare workers in the State of Washington to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to work in a healthcare facility. Northwest Kidney Centers fully supports this requirement in order to prevent and reduce the spread of Covid-19 to patients and employees. All new staff will need to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination to NKC Employee Health prior to their first day. Medical or Religious exemptions may be accommodated depending on the role. For exemption information, please contact Human Resources prior to your start date.


Expected salary:

Location: SeaTac, WA

Job date: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 04:19:18 GMT


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