Staff Registered Nurse (10 hr Days) - Inpatient Surgery (Operating Room)
Swedish Medical Center - Seattle, WA

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Staff Registered Nurse (10 hr Days) - Inpatient Surgery (Operating Room)
      Schedule : Full-time
      Shift : Day
      Job Category : Surgical Services Nursing
      Location : Washington-Seattle

      Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a full time Staff Registered Nurse for our Inpatient Surgery Operating Rooms at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

      We are looking for an experienced Operating Room RN who will uphold the Swedish standards in patient care.

      In this position you will: • Coordinate the activities of the health care team during surgical intervention, delegating duties as needed.
      • Relay information to the patient and family as appropriate, providing emotional support and comfort.
      • Prepare the surgical site using aseptic techniques
      • Initiate nursing actions based on physiological and psychological changes
      • Delivers conscious sedation, providing psychological support to the patient when needed.
    • Required qualifications for this position include:
        • Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse Program
        • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
        • Current BLS certification
        • Experience as an RN in an operating room or completion of an approved training course
      Preferred qualifications for this position include:
        • Working knowledge of operating room specific equipment
    • About the First Hill Campus.

      The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

      We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.swedishcareers.org/pages/benefits.html

      Our Mission Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

      About Us Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. In a research study conducted by the National Research Corp., Swedish is consistently named the area's best hospital, with the best doctors, nurses and overall care in many specialties. Swedish has grown to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment., Swedish has a non-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.