Swedish Medical Center Registered Nurse - PACU I in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Evening shift) to work in the Cardiac and Neuro PACU I unit at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit) Registered Nurse (RN) assumes leadership, responsibility and accountability for designated patients in the post operative, phase I recovery unit.

In this position you will:

  • Provide triage assessment, nursing diagnosis and evaluating all aspects of nursing care for patients coming directly out of surgery.

  • Evaluate and monitor patient vital signs, adapting readily to changing situations, including cardiac and hemo-dynamic monitoring

  • Provide patient care to acute surgical post-op patients


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

  • Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing, or must attain a BSN within 6 years of hire

  • Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)

  • Current Advance Care Life Support Certification (ACLS)

  • One year of PACU experienceOR2 years of Critical Care or Emergency experience, including cardiac and hemo-dynamic monitoring

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Working knowledge of ventilators, cardiac monitors, defibrillators, chest-tubes and other related medical devices

  • Nurses with only acute care experience will need to complete a critical care course prior to employment, or completion of an approved training course

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 healthcare 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

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: Evening

Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 135069