Swedish Medical Center Registered Nurse - Special Care Nursery, Level II in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Nights) to work in the Special Care Nursery at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse in our NICU department who will uphold the Swedish standards in patient care. With passion, skill, creativity, respect, and a positive approach, the Registered Nurse assumes accountability to peers, and functions as a strong team player in caring for patients.

The Level II Special Care Nursery is an 8 bed intermediate-care nursery that provides care such as supplemental oxygen, specialized feedings, intravenous therapy, premature infants 32 weeks and above and term sick babies. In addition you will attend high risk deliveries and care for NAS infants.

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, or must attain a BSN 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:

  • Two years experience in a Level II or III NICU

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: NICU/PICU Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 135030