Swedish Medical Center Clinical Nurse Specialist MSN - Emergency Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to work in Emergency Services at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) functions in collaboration with and acts as a liaison between service directors and managers across the whole Swedish System for the emergency patient population.

In this position you will:

  • Develop and implement system wide standards of practice, including policies, protocols and procedures

  • Develop, maintain and advance the clinical competency of the nursing staff; as well as work/process flow analysis and improvements

  • Articulate and demonstrate nursing practice that incorporates current emergency nursing standards; regulatory requirements, best practices; an interdisciplinary framework; outcomes from nursing and healthcare research; changes in healthcare that impact patient care delivery; and advances in technology that support efficient and effective patient care

  • Be an advisor for program development and strategic planning

  • Collaborate with other clinical nurse specialists and the clinical education staff to ensure that the nursing staff has the knowledge and the skills to provide excellent nursing care that achieves high quality clinical outcomes, is cost effective, and is responsive to patient/family expectations

  • System wide responsibility; CNS staff are required to have transportation to be available at all Swedish Medical Center locations as needed


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree with a focus in emergency or critical care nursing from an accredited school of nursing

  • Washington State Registered Nurse or RN Temporary Practice Permit

  • Valid driver’s license and possession of the minimum (or greater) insurance coverage as mandated by the state of Washington

  • Recent experience in emergency nursing

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification in specialty

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


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

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 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of 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: Advance Practice Nursing / Clinical Nurse Specialist

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 167368