Swedish Medical Center Charge RN - Med Surg in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Charge Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Nights) to work in Med Surg at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional,comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Responsible for the workflow of the unit underthe direction of the unit management team. Determines unit priorities forassigned timeframe with regard to patient care, patient flow (bed control),staffing and distribution of resources. Responsible for ensuring adherence tostandards and regulations.

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate patient care activities on the nursing unit, provide immediate clinical oversight of staff members, and ensure that all dailydepartmental activities are completed

  • Serve as role modelfor staff and assist staff in following established, best practice standards

  • Actively participate in performance improvement activities within the unit and with otherdepartments

  • Promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice

  • Make appropriatepatient care and unit assignments, and delegate tasks according to staffcompetencies


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire

  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader

  • Licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

  • Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)

  • 1 year experiencewith like population of hiring unit and demonstrated leadership accomplishments

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous charge nurseexperience, to include leading teams

  • 3 - 5 years of med surg nursing experience in an acute care setting

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

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


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person 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 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of 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: Night

Job Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 166744