Nov 23, 2020

RN Fellow - Medical Specialty, November 2020 Cohort

  • Swedish
  • Issaquah, WA, USA

Job Description


Are you an early- career nurse looking to change specialties in a hospital setting? If you are interested in acquiring training and experience in an acute care setting, the Swedish RN Fellow Program could be the next step in your nursing career!

We are recruiting for our November 2020 cohort.

The RN Fellow training program provides an opportunity for RN's with a minimum of 12 months of RN experience to be oriented to a new specialty.

Our RN Fellow training program provides participants with:

  • The opportunity to experience the program in a setting that provides a consistent and structured experience.
  • Integrated classroom and clinical experiences under the guidance and support of Preceptors, Clinical Educators and Professional Development Specialists. Clinical experience is under the direct one on one supervision of a Preceptor.
  • Simulated Clinical Experience with high fidelity mannequins, which offers the opportunity to practice in a safe and educationally structured environment.
  • Numerous professional development opportunities both at the individual level as well as opportunities to participate in shared leadership, our Nursing Quality leadership group, among others.
  • Registered Nurses at Swedish are responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. He or she is also responsible for delegation and supervision of personnel that participate in the provision of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met.

In this position you will:

  • Collect pertinent assessment data including present condition, past history, physical, spiritual and psychosocial information
  • Develop, review and revise an individualized care plan
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians and coworkers
  • Utilize the nursing process to prepare for discharge/transfer, beginning with admission and continuing throughout hospitalization

Application Process

  • Applications are screened by the Human Resources Department. Applicants that successfully meet the requirements of the position will be contacted for a phone interview with the Nurse Recruiter.
  • Additional interviews will be conducted with the hiring manager and peer interview team for those applicants who are successful in the HR screening process.

Important information regarding the RN Fellow Program:

  • The RN Fellow program is an intensive training program with strict schedules.
  • We cannot approve any voluntary time off during the orientation period (estimated 12-24 weeks)
  • Nurses in the training program are required to sign a 2 year agreement. Participants agree to remain employed as a RN at Swedish for a period of at least 2 years after completion of the RN Fellow program or are required to pay a prorated amount to the time spent employed by Swedish.


To be considered for the RN FellowProgram:

  • At least 12 months of recent RNexperience
  • Active Washington State RN license by March 6th, 2020.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA) upon hire. ACLS, NRP, and/or PALStraining and certification will occur during the orientation process, ifapplicable.
  • Strong preference is given to BSN graduatesor those enrolled in a BSN program who will complete their education priorto the cohort’s start date.
  • All Registered Nurses without a minimum ofa Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursingor higher within 6 years of hire.
  • Willingness to commit to full-timeemployment for 2 years. RN Fellows sign a 2 year agreement with Swedish.
  • Ability to work evening, night and weekendshifts.

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.

About Swedish

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


We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: RN Fellow

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 261126