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Swedish Health Services NRO Resource Specialist in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a NRO Resource Specialist (0.9 FTE, Variable Shift) to work for the Nursing Resource Office at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA.

The NRO Resource Specialis is responsible for preparing and maintaining staffing schedules for assigned units, managing time and attendance for unit personnel, and partnering with the Clinical Manager to adjust staffing needs.

In this position you will:

  • Under the direction of the Clinical Manager, the NRO Resource Specialist provides guidance to other staff for the following tasks:

  • Develop and maintain unit schedules in accordance with policies, competencies, experience, contractual agreements, and established unit cores - including daily management to accommodate changes as they occur, such as minimizing the need for overtime and other premium pay by meeting staffing needs in a cost-effective manner, while maintaining quality of care and skill mix.

  • Review 24-hour, 48-hour, 72-hour, and weekly schedules for adequacy and distribution of core staff, adjust open shifts accordingly based on the data.

  • Partner with unit managers in the accurate use of the Kronos system, and minimizing exception scenarios by guiding their team messaging to the appropriate contractual language, policies and practices.

  • Prepare reports as needed for unit-based leaders so they may hire, and staff based on predictive data.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in business, healthcare or related field Or equivalent educ/experience

  • 1 year familiarity with electronic scheduling system Shiftwise and Kronos software

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with healthcare staffing, scheduling and timekeeping

  • Leading or supervising employees in nursing units

  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology

About Swedish Shared Services:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — 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: Night

Job Category: Coordinator

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 272598