Swedish Medical Center Nurse Manager - SMG Nursing in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Nurse Manager (1.0 FTE, Days) to SMG Nursing in Seattle, WA.

The Nurse Manager is responsible for the activities, supervision, management and direction of the clinical operations of the department in accordance with organizational and department philosophy and goals. This position will assist the Director of Operations and Clinic Administrators in maintaining the highest degree of clinical and operational performance of SMG nursing department.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for providing leadership to nursing staff (RN’s, MA’s, HCA’s, externs, students, etc) and function as a resource for physicians, staff and patients.

  • Evaluate the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and nursing services, analyzing appropriate internal and external data and information to identify opportunities for improving services and patient outcomes.

  • Coordinate work flow and assignments to ensure the most efficient and effective use of staff and resources.

  • Assures quality of care by developing and interpreting nursing and clinical division's philosophies and standards of care, enforcing adherence to state board practices set requirements and to other governing agency regulations, measuring health outcomes against standards, making or recommending adjustments

  • Maintains nursing and clinical operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures

  • Collaborate with the clinic leadership team and other stakeholders in order to develop, implement and evaluate programs and services

  • Ensures clinical staff are able to operate medical and administrative equipment by verifying preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors Degree of Nursing from an accredited school

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous charge nurse experience and/or two years relevant leadership experience

  • EPIC experience and in-depth knowledge of ambulatory workflows

About Swedish Medical Group:

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.

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: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Bank Of America Bldg (WA239) 800 Fifth Ave Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 203835