Swedish Medical Center Manager, Stroke Program in Seattle, Washington


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Manager, Stroke Program (Full Time, Day Shift) to work for the Neuroscience Stroke Clinic at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Manager, Stroke Program is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the care delivery system and works organizationally to improve service. Creates and implements an operational budget annually, monitoring performance monthly. Responsible for leading, coaching, mentoring and modeling service excellence behaviors to staff. Performs and/or assists with all aspects of human resource management including developing expectations for staff in order to reach “best practice”. Works collaboratively to develop methods for improving the quality of care overall. Leads the development and implementations of bundle care process.

In this position you will:

  • Work with Administrative Directors, Vice President of Service line, SNI Leaders and Senior Leadership to represent and coordinate internal and external marketing and promotion efforts of Swedish Medical Center as a Stroke Center. Work to develop SMC Stroke Program national recognition.

  • Manage work of clinical effectiveness/operations coordinator stroke staff to assure development and implementation of protocols, pathways and documentation templates which reflect current evidence as well as regulatory requirements.

  • Work closely with Administrative Directors, VP and Stroke Program Medical Director on strategic planning and program development efforts, including continued and future JC Stroke Center Certification, DOH Stroke Designation and DNV Stroke Certification activities.

  • Ensure the provision of patient care 24 hours a day, 7 days per week; acts as liaison between Stroke Program ARNP/PA staff and Stroke/Neurohospitalist Medical Directors.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

  • Current BLS and NIHSS Certifications

  • Three years or recent experience in related clinical area of nursing with demonstrated clinical knowledge and leadership qualities

  • Strong ability to facilitate group process, develop and prioritize goals and manage objectives

  • Ability to prepare annual budgets, develop spreadsheets, monitor and analyze financial information and implement operational changes to meet budget targets

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Project management certification

About the Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

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: Day

Job Category: Supervisory / Management

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 158749