Swedish Medical Center Unit Scheduler - Nursing Resource Office in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Shared Services is looking for a Unit Scheduler (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in the Nursing Resource Office at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Unit Scheduler is responsible for the preparation of unit schedules and time and attendance editing for assigned units. The Unit Scheduler works with the Clinical Manager to ensure daily staffing cores are met in a cost-effective manner and to assist in tracking and reporting related data.

In this position you will:

  • Develop and maintain the unit schedules in accordance with unit cores

  • Prepare schedule for new experienced staff in department orientation and prepare schedule for staff that are going through the cross-training programs

  • Prepare schedule for traveling RN’s assigned to department and verifies time card of traveler RN

  • Minimize the use of overtime, double time, and other premium pay

  • Meet staffing needs in the most cost-effective manner, while maintaining quality of care and skill mix

  • Proactively anticipate and resolve staffing issues


Required qualifcations for this position include:

  • Associate degree or equivalent from a college or technical school or six months to one year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • One year experience in similar or related fields

Preferred qualifcations for this position include:

  • Self directed, with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and staff

  • Knowledge of union contract language, staffing policies and procedures and payroll pay practices

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail

  • Must demonstrate competency to safely and accurately operate the following: Windows, MS Word, Excel, automated scheduling systems, time and attendance systems, printers and fax machines

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


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 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: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 188526