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Swedish Health Services Clinical Supervisor - Surgery and Procedures Admissions in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Supervisor (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in Surgery and Procedural Admissions Department at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Clinical Supervisor is accountable for the overall clinical and operational activities of this department within surgical services. The supervisor is responsible for this in accordance with Swedish Medical Center's mission, vision and values. Under the guidance of the Manager, the Clinical Supervisor is accountable for the following: management of clinical and operational activities of the SPAU Department; establishing and enforcing standards and nursing practice pertaining to the admission and discharge (Phase II and III) of the surgical and procedural patients for the Cherry Hill campus; and providing direct patient care when needed.

In this position you will:

  • Accountable for ensuring the provision of patient care during operating hours for the Surgery and Procedures Admissions Unit. Accountable for assigned clinical operations, patient care activities, coordinating patient care delivery on a daily basis in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Ensures that patient care is delivered in accordance with professional, regulatory, and medical center standards

  • Provides input on and enforces standards of patient care and nursing practice pertaining to the area of responsibility. Provides input for developing, implementing, and monitoring unit-based quality improvement programs. Provides input for developing and implementing unit-based goals for the delivery of quality patient care

  • Assures compliance with department standards by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of patient care by reinforcing positive outcomes and demonstrating corrective action for identified problems

  • Accountable for appropriate patient care based on patient care assignments, evaluation of patient care and patient/family satisfaction by conducting rounds and intervening accordingly

  • Assumes the role of patient advocate to clarify and evaluate ethical and/or legal issues, and supports cultural practices


Required qualifications in this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school or equivalent education and experience (Internal applicants without BSN may be considered at the discretion of the Manager/Director. The internal applicant must begin actively pursuing and must attain a BSN within three years of taking position)

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)

  • Three (3) years Current surgical admission/discharge experience with demonstrated clinical knowledge and leadership qualities

  • Working collaboratively within a team and team building, problem solving, leadership, conflict resolution and excellent interpersonal communication required

  • Experience as a Charge Nurse

Preferred qualifications in this position include:

  • Supervisory 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 β€” see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other 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: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 279180