Swedish Medical Center Manager Surgical Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Surgical Services Manager (Full time, day shift) for our Surgical Services Department at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.

The Manager is accountable for the overall management and leadership of the OR, PACU, Endoscopy and ECT units. The Manager is responsible for all clinical and operational activities of the units in accordance with Swedish Medical Center mission, vision, and value.

In this position you will:

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

  • Develop, implement, and monitor unit-based quality improvement programs

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

  • Accountable of operational budgets, monthly reports and capital requests


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing;

  • Current License to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Washington

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Recent first line management experience

  • At least 3 years Periop clinical experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters degree in Nursing

About the Ballard Campus.

Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.

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: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107

Req ID: 199658