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Swedish Health Services Clinical Supervisor - Peri/Op in Seattle, Washington


Swedish is calling a Clinical Supervisor (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) in the Surgery Department at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.

Responsible for coordinating patient care and nursing service activities consistent with the mission, vision and values of the organization. Supervises the operating room clinical staff. Directs the professional nursing care for patients in assigned area. Assesses plans, evaluates and documents the Nursing process in the assigned unit as needed.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for Surgical Services: Operating Room Pre and Post and Procedural , Anesthesia, Day Surgery, and PACU.

  • Accountable for assigned clinical operations, patient care activities, coordinating patient care delivery on a daily basis in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Makes and adjusts patient assignments based on patient care, family, physician and staff needs. Schedule and adjust meal and break schedules to meet patient care needs and to comply with human resource policies.

  • Assures compliance with department and regulatory standards by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of patient care by reinforcing positive outcomes and demonstrating corrective action for identified problems. Follows AORN and ASPAN standards and implements appropriately.

  • Plans and implements department staffing and scheduling to provide appropriate staffing levels and skills mix. Provides guidance and feedback to staff so that trends in unit-based monitoring and evaluation reflect quality improvement and compliance with regulatory standards. Evaluates and adjusts staffing utilization to ensure cost effective, safe patient care.

  • Utilizes critical thinking and prioritization skills to Coordinate the flow of surgical cases. Runs the OR schedule efficiently based upon needs of patient, surgeon and staff.

  • Works collaboratively with other surgical units to provide access to OR schedule for surgeons and patients. Collaborates with anesthesia care providers by communicating changes to the schedule and seeking their advise when problem solving difficult situations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 5 years Relevant clinical experience with demonstrated clinical knowledge and leadership qualities.

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Applicants without a BSN degree must actively pursue and attain a BSN within five years of hire. Continued employment by Swedish beyond five years is contingent upon attaining the BSN degree.

  • Registered Nurses employed by Swedish prior to December 1, 2012 are encouraged to pursue the BSN degree, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment.

  • 2 years Supervisory or Charge Nurse experience.

About the Ballard Campus

Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — https://caregiver.ehr.com

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: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107

Req ID: 350141