Swedish Medical Center Supervisor - Cardiovascular Diagnostics Imaging Center in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Supervisor (1.0 FTE, Day) to work for The Cardiovascular Diagnostic Imaging Center at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

Responsible for the

clinical and operational activities of the Swedish Cardiovascular Diagnostic

Imaging Center Cherry Hill campus. Responsible for developing, implementing,

and maintaining systems that support operations and patient care while

complying with Swedish Medical Center overall policies including assisting with

implementation of clinical information systems, human resources policies,

direct personnel management, establishing and enforcing standards of patient

care, in support of providing cost effective, high quality diagnostic

non-invasive patient care. Assures the

provision of exemplary customer service while modeling service excellence

behaviors to all staff. Provides direct

patient care when needed and appropriate to license or credential. This

position requires strong triage and leadership skills at all times. Must have

strong organization and communication skills and ability to adapt to changing

work demands and work environment.


I n this position you will:

  • Assesses staffing patterns and evaluates the needs of the different services. Assures appropriate staffing levels and skill mixes to ensure cost-effective, quality patient care. Makes recommendations to management regarding these elements.

  • Responsible for assisting in hiring, counseling, and managing staff in the clinical areas. Works closely and communicates frequently with the manager before taking significant corrective action. Collaborates with the manager to complete performance evaluations and competencies of staff in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for direct day-to-day supervision and management of the staff. Acts as a mentor and a role model in the provision of patient care.

  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring systems within the departments to include patient flow, computers, billing, and phone systems. Problem-solves operational aspects of the departments, coordinating with physicians on patient care issues.

  • Responsible for compliance with OSHA, WSHA, JCAHO standards, setting job and service standards that are consistent with the needs of the services, and initial orientation and ongoing education of staff. Assures oversight of payroll system.

  • Monitors and provides critical thinking skills to help problem-solve when needed in the Heart and Vascular centralized scheduling area. Works in coordination with the Patient Services Coordinator and Heart Center Schedulers.

  • Provides recommendations to management regarding budgetary process. Monitors and evaluates financial compliance to budget, making operational adjustments when called for.

  • Participates in planning, implementing, and monitoring Quality Improvement activities and staff competency programs, providing guidance and feedback to staff and physicians.

  • Assists manager to create and maintain a practice environment that encourages staff development, retention of staff, customer service, patient satisfaction, physician satisfaction, and patient/family centered care.

  • Participates in developing and implementing the operational plan and establishing department-based goals. Assists in maintaining and writing protocol and procedures for the departments. Participates in planning and preparing for monthly staff meetings. Serves as a role model and resource to all levels of staff in the departments.

  • Serves as a qualified backup for echocardiographic procedures and other positions in the event of staff shortage. Learns the necessary equipment to provide technical support to the ECG clinical areas. Is able to operate a motorized vehicle to support the mobile outreach program if needed.

  • Participates in the identification, planning and implementation of ongoing educational programs for all levels of staff and ensures active participation of staff in educational activities and research. Helps to coordinate the supervision of the Ultrasound student program.


Required qualifications for this position include :

  • Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) OR Associate degree in Diagnostic Ultrasound with a specialty in adult echocardiography

  • Current license to practice as Registered Nurse in the State of Washington or Required Registery with theAmerican Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) for adult echo

  • BLS Certification or ACLS

  • Previous lead, charge RN or supervisory experience.


  • Experience with non-invasive cardiac diagnostic testing and/or

  • Experience with Critical care, Emergency orTelemetry

About the Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.

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

Req ID: 210195