Nov 29, 2021

RN - Operating Room/Orthopedic Surgery

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time General Nursing Operating Room Orthopedic

Job Description

Description:

$20,000 Sign-On Bonus (Externals Only) and Relocation Available

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Orthopedic Surgery at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Registered Nurses (RN) are responsible for working in a team environment using a multidisciplinary approach, with a team of care providers, providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. With passion, skill, creativity, respect, and a positive approach, RNs assume accountability to peers, and function as a strong team players in caring for patients.

In this position you will:

  • Collect pertinent assessment data that includes present condition, past history, physical, spiritual and psychosocial information utilizing input from patient, significant other, and/or healthcare team members as applicable.
  • Develop, review, and revise an individualized care plan within the time frame identified in documentation standards.
  • Evaluate patient’s response to care and initiates independent and/or collaborative changes where appropriate.
  • Be responsible for delegation and supervision of personnel that participate in the provision of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met

Case mix Includes:

  • Pediatric, under 6 years old, procedure is done by SOI team in the MAIN OR, over 6 years old, procedure done in SOI-OR
  • Adult and Elderly
  • Specialty: All Total Joints, Foot, Ankle, and hand Surgeries, Spine Surgeries

Facility:

  • 10 OR Suites

Staffing Includes:

  • RN's, Surgical Tech's, PCA, Charge Nurse, Specialty Charge Nurse's for both Specialty areas, Clinical manager, ST Facilitator, ST Team Lead
  • Other support staffing: Radiology Tech, Anesthesia Techs, SPD aff support for instrumentations, PDC staff-supports specialty instrumentation, implants, and tissue

Scheduling/Hours & Misc.:

  • Week-day Hours of Operation: 7:00AM - 9:30PM // Weekend and Holidays: On call team only, 24 hours coverage
  • Work Shifts: 8 hours, 10 hours, 12 hours
  • On call hours, Weekdays, Weekend, and Holidays
  • Scrubs and PPE provided

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
  • 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
  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
  • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • Current BLS Certification (specialty areas may require additional certifications)
  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility

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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

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: Day

Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 310957