Swedish Medical Center Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Nights) to work in Behavioral Health at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

In this position you will:

  • Manage the care of patients experiencing behavioral health issues and psychiatric and mental health disorders including substance abuse and addiction

  • Provide behavioral health assessments, clinical treatment including medication administration, education, and case management services

  • Delegate and supervise personnel that participate in the provision of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing or must actively pursue and attain a BSN within six years of hire

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

  • Current BLS Certification

  • One year of psychiatric/mental health nursing experience in an acute care setting

  • Knowledge of human growth and development to modify services to the age and development stage of the patient

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledge of psychotropic medications, psychiatric conditions and general treatment

About the Ballard Campus

Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.

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

Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. Swedish has grown to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment. 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: Behavioral Health Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 135047