Swedish Medical Center Director Nursing Services Acute Care in Seattle, Washington


Swedish is looking for a Director Nursing Services Acute Care to work at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Director is accountable for the operations of the inpatient nursing units. Responsible for the quality assessment, implementation, coordination, evaluation, and standardization of system wide inpatient care.

In this position you will:

  • Works in collaboration with the Nurse Executives, the Chief Nursing Officer, Support Services, Service line Directors and Medical Directors for the services.

  • Be accountable for the quality assessment, implementation, coordination, evaluation, and standardization of system wide patient care.

  • Integrates with the organization’s operations, participates in performance improvement activities and ensures professional and regulatory compliance is achieved in all areas of responsibility.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or related field

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing if no Master’s

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

  • Current BLS certification

  • Certification in Nursing Administration required after 2 years in the position

  • Minimum of five (5) years of administrative experience in an acute care setting with demonstrated leadership ability.

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 nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all 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 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. 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: Day

Job Category: Director / Executive

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 185720