Swedish Medical Center RN - Ortho OR Circulator in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a RN OR Circulator (1.0 FTE, Evenings) to work in the Swedish Orthopedic Institute at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
Every year, the Swedish Orthopedic Institute helps restore people’s quality of life by performing successful spine surgeries, joint replacement surgeries and other orthopedic procedures. Our orthopedic surgeons pioneered joint replacement methods that are now used worldwide, and we were the first in the Puget Sound area to offer MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing at https://www.swedish.org/services/orthopedic-institute/our-services/knee-replacement/partial-knee-replacement treatment.
The Swedish Orthopedic Institute was the first facility of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. In 2017 we performed 7,000 orthopedic surgeries!
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.
Required qualifications for this position include:
A nursing degree/diploma from a nationally accredited RN program
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
Licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
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
Previous Orthopedic OR experience
Ability to scrub
Subsidized ORCA cards
Medical, Dental and Vision plans that start with the first day of hire
Competitive compensation package
Caregiver Assistance Programs
Choose Well Program and Discounts
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.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
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.
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.
Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 208520