Swedish Medical Center Registered Nurse - NICU, Level IV in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Nights) to work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Level IV at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for working in a team environment using a multidisciplinary approach, with a team of care providers, providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. With passion, skill, creativity, respect, and a positive approach, the RN assumes accountability to peers, and functions as a strong team player in caring for patients.

In this position you will:

  • Check for proper function of NICU monitoring system, pumps, and other equipment

  • Assist as necessary with procedures (central line placement, chest tube insertion, x-rays, ultrasounds, intubations and extubations)

  • Assess ability of mother to care of infant and self once discharged and communicates family needs to appropriate care providers

  • Apply knowledge of breastfeeding

  • Assure safe transport of all patients

  • Maintain family centered care philosophy of respect, information sharing, and collaboration during transport process


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing within six years of hire

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

  • Current BLS certification

  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of two years NICU experience in an acute care setting

  • Two years experience in related clinical areas such as Postpartum, Level III or IV NICU, or Labor & Delivery

  • Professional experience in the management of transportation equipment

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

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: NICU/PICU Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 135026