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Swedish Health Services Clinical Nurse Specialist - Clinical Education in Seattle, Washington


Swedish is looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Clinical Education at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist demonstrates an advanced level of professional competence in a specialized field of nursing. The primary roles of the Clinical Nurse Specialist include: practitioner, educator, leader, consultant and researcher. Within each role the Clinical Nurse Specialist uses problem solving strategies and the nursing process to improve outcomes. S/he works collaboratively with the staff and managers to develop criteria for patient care, assess health needs of patients, and evaluate outcomes of nursing interventions. The time spent in each of the role components varies with patient population, unit and department needs and organizational priorities. This position has system wide responsibility; CNS staff are required to have transportation to be available at all Swedish Medical Center locations as needed.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates advanced capabilities and knowledge in assessment, diagnoses, treatment and evaluation of an identified population or high risk group to facilitate optimal outcomes.

  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of evidence based practice standards for patient care.

  • Works collaboratively with appropriate resources to manage complex patient care.

  • Serves as a clinical resource for the nursing staff, health care providers and the community.

  • Utilizing research and the quality improvement process to assure quality and value in patient outcomes.

  • Applies educational concepts and skills with patient, family, nursing staff and other health care providers to improve outcomes.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters degree in Nursing with clinical focus from an accredited school of nursing

  • Washington State Registered Nurse or RN Temporary Practice Permit

  • Three years of current clinical leadership experience in an acute care facility

  • Ability to write reports, protocols and procedures

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification in specialty preferred.

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 Seattle.

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


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: Clinical Education

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill James Tower (WA197) 550 17th Ave Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 329077