Swedish Medical Center RN - September 2019 OR Consortium in Seattle, Washington
The Perioperative OR Nursing Consortium is a two-part, intensive training program that is designed to prepare nurses for a successful career working in the operating rooms at Swedish!
The first portion is comprised of enrollment in the 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 of the NWPC Perioperative Nursing Internship, cohort members will be placed into their permanent OR Teams at Swedish. During this second phase of the OR Consortium, nurses will be oriented to their department and continue to learn more about their individual specialties.
This is a Full Time Program, Monday - Friday, Day shift. No scheduled vacations will be allowed during the entire training period (September - January).
After completion of the training program, the OR Staff Nurse position requires you to take "call" and work weekends and holidays in addition to your normal shift hours as assigned. When you are assigned "call", you are required to be at work within 30 minutes of being called in.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Be a professional nurse or graduate nurse with a degree from a nationally accredited nursing program
*You can verify your program’s eligibility here http://ccne.desertrose.net/reports/accprog.asp or here http://www.acenursing.net/accreditedprograms/directorySearch.htm
*Strong preference will be given to graduates of accredited BSN programs.
All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
Possess an active RN license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Current BLS certification
Willingness to commit to 2 years of full-time employment
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
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.
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.
Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 221862