Swedish Medical Center Charge RN - Pre and Post in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Charge Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Evenings) to work in the Pre and Post Surgery Unit at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Swedish Medical Center has an opportunity available for an experienced Charge Registered Nurse. The Pre and Post Charge Nurse is a key team member who is responsible for coordinating patient care and nursing service activities in assigned area.

In this position you will:

  • Assess, plan, evaluate, and document the nursing process in the assigned unit as needed- maintaining efficiencies with patients coming from PACU as well as patients in post op and through discharge

  • Actively participate in staff development

  • Discern departmental needs in managing daily workload and staffing within budget and standard of care

  • Serve as the role model for staff and assist staff in following established, best practices procedures


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire

  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader

  • Licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

  • Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)

  • 12 months experience working with the same type of patient population with demonstrated leadership accomplishments

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous Charge RN experience

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

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. 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: 180538