Swedish Medical Center RN - Behavioral Health in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (Per Diem, Variable) to work in Behavioral Health at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

In this position you will:

  • Manage the care of patients experiencing behavioral health issues and psychiatric and mental health disorders including substance abuse and addiction

  • Provide behavioral health assessments, clinical treatment including medication administration, education, and case management services

  • Delegate and supervise personnel that participate in the provision of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 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

  • 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 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


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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Behavioral Health Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 158642