Swedish Medical Center Manager Ambulatory Surgery & Surgery Recovery - Pre and Post in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Manager of the Ambulatory Surgery & Surgery Recovery (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in the Pre and Post Surgery Unit/PPACU II at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Manager is responsible for the daily operations of Pre-op, Pre-Op holding and the Ambulatory Recovery departments ensuring adherence to practice standards, regulatory requirements, budgeting and assuring adequate department coverage.

In this position you will:

  • Ensure that patient care is delivered in accordance with national and best practice professional, regulatory, and medical center standards.

  • Establish and enforce standards of patient care and nursing practice pertain to areas of responsibility.

  • Develop and implement unit-based goals for the delivery of quality patient care.

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

  • Pursue education and experience to enhance clinical and managerial role.

  • Assume the role of patient advocate to clarify and evaluate ethical and/or legal issues, and supports cultural practice.

  • Collaborate with clinical nurse specialist and/or clinical educator to identify, plan, and implement an educational program pertinent to the services and for all levels of staff.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • BSN from an accredited school of nursing required

  • Current BLS

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

  • Three years of recent management experience in a perioperative setting or extensive perioperative experience in positions of leadership

  • Must have knowledge of human growth and development to modify services to the age and development stage of the patient

  • Must demonstrate advanced clinical and organizational skills related to the care of patients

  • Ability to plan and modify clinical services based on the age, growth and developmental stage of the patient

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master degree in nursing or related field

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: Medical/Surgical Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 204815