Swedish Medical Center RN - Wound Care in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (0.9, Days) to work for the Wound Care department at Swedish First Hill 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:

  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care for patients with ileostomies, colostomies, and urinary diversions

  • Function as a consultant for patients with altered skin integrity, including pressure ulcers and complicated wounds

  • Perform assessments, plan patient care, provide direct care, and educate and orient families and staff

  • Use knowledge of human growth and development to modify services to the age and development stage of the patient


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing or must actively pursue and attain a BSN within five years of hire

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

  • Must obtain WOCN within 2 years of hire date, if not certified on hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)

  • Current BLS certification

  • Experience managing simple and complex wounds and ostomies

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 in the state.

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: Nursing - Other

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 181563