Swedish Medical Center Registered Nurse - Surgery in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Day shift) to work in Surgery at Swedish First Hill 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:

  • Coordinate the activities of the health care team during surgical intervention, delegating duties as needed.

  • Relay information to the patient and family as appropriate, providing emotional support and comfort.

  • Prepare the surgical site using aseptic techniques.

  • Initiate nursing actions based on physiological and psychological changes.

  • Deliver conscious sedation, providing psychological support to the patient when needed.


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)

  • One year of related operating room experience or completion of an approved training course

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Adequate knowledge to perform assessments, plan patient care, provide direct care, and educate and orient families and staff

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: Day

Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 134105