Swedish Health Services RN - OR Consortium February 2022 Cohort in Seattle, Washington
Relocation asssitance available!
Swedish is seeking Registered Nurses interested in working in Swedish operating rooms to join the Perioperative RN Consortium, in Seattle, WA. This two-part, paid, intensive training program is designed to prepare nurses for a successful career in the operating room.
The first part of the program is a 17-week OR Nursing Internship through the Northwest Perioperative Consortium (NWPC). This internship involves intensive classroom learning, hands-on skill labs and demonstrations at multiple facilities in the Puget Sound area to prepare nurses to enter the operating room as a functional member of the surgical staff. All of your clinical work will occur at a Swedish facility.
Upon successful graduation from the NWPC Perioperative Nursing Internship, cohort members will begin the second part of their training. Joining the OR team at Swedish for which they have been hired, nurses will be oriented to that department and continue to learn more about their individual specialties. Locations - First Hill, Cherry Hill, Edmonds, Ballard, Issaquah
Please note - This is a Full Time paid training program, Monday - Friday, Day shift. Personal time off during the 17- week program cannot be accommodated.
After completion of the training program, the OR Staff Nurse position requires being available for "call" shifts - working weekends and holidays in addition to your normal shifts, as assigned. When you are assigned "call", you are required to be at work within 30 minutes of being called.
Additional Requirements: Due to COVID-19 parts of this training program will be virtual. You are required to have access to a laptop or tablet that is capable of running ZOOM and Microsoft TEAMs applications and have compatible webcam, microphone, and headphones for virtual classes and meetings.
Apply: Be sure to upload your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work in the Operating Room . Please include details on any observations or experiences you have had in an operating room or surgical environment.
Screening: Applications are screened by Talent Acquisition
SMS/Text Interview: The most qualified applicants will receive a text/SMS interview. Candidates moving forward in the process will have an additional live video interview with the campus hiring teams.
Offer: Successful candidates will be contacted by Talent Acquisition with an offer of employment.
Post-Offer: Candidates who have accepted an offer must complete a background check (criminal, employment verification, active Washington State RN license verification), drug screen and health screen.
Start Date: The cohort classes will start February 14, 2021
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree or diploma from an accredited nursing program
You can verify your program’s eligibility here: https://directory.ccnecommunity.org/reports/accprog.asp
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
Active and unencumbered Washington State RN license upon hire
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire
1 years current acute care hospital RN experience
Willingness to commit to full-time employment with Swedish for 2 years and sign employment agreement
Able to work full time, day shift, Monday – Friday during training
Reliable transportation to travel to classes held at a variety of participating health care facilities throughout the Puget Sound region
Able to work “call” shifts within 30 minutes of contact after training is completed - may include nights and weekends
Able to read, write, understand and communicate in English to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in nursing upon hire
National Certification in area of specialty
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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
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.
Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)
Work Locations: Cherry Hill James Tower (WA197) 550 17th Ave Seattle, 98122 Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029 First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122 Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026 Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 319501