New Grad RN Resident - Critical Care - August 2022 Cohort
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Swedish is seeking *Critical Care* RN Residents to bring their
*$15,000 Sign-On Bonus - First payment $5000 to be paid on first
paycheck. Second payment $5000 to be paid out after 12 months of
employment. Third payment $5000 after 24 months of employment.*
For over 100 years, the number one priority at Swedish Medical
Center has been caring for the community that we serve by
consistently delivering the highest quality, most comprehensive
care to our patients.
Due to the excellent work of our nurses, Swedish has received a
number of awards; Leapfrog Hospital awards for patient safety, a
Summit Award and Swedish was designated as a Distinguished Hospital
for Clinical Excellence from Health Grades.
The Swedish RN Residency Program is seeking outstanding individuals
with demonstrated leadership capabilities to continue this
tradition. The program offers integrated classroom, simulation and
clinical experiences under the guidance and support of Preceptors,
Clinical Educators and Professional Development Specialists.
Please visit our Swedish Medical Center Foundation - Destination
Swedish story "The RN Residency Program" for a 9 minute video that
provides a great overview as well as first-hand testimonials from
recent graduates of our program.
*August 2022 RN Resident - Critical Care units and locations
* *Cherry Hill* : CVICU and NCCU
* *Edmonds* : ICU and Progressive Care (IMCU)
* *First Hill* : ICU and IMCU
* *Issaquah* : ICU-Tele (ICU)
*Additional Education Tracks for August 2022 Include the
* *Emergency Department* - https://bit.ly/SWEDResAug22
* *MedSurg (Swedish First Hill Only)* -
* *MedSurg (Swedish Campuses excluding First Hill)* -
* *PACU* - https://bit.ly/SWPACUResAug22
* *Telemetry* - https://bit.ly/SWTeleResAug22
* *Women & Children* - https://bit.ly/SWWCResAug22
* Apply: Be sure to upload your resume to your application. Awards,
honors, letters of recommendation and a cover letter are optional.
Applications are accepted prior to receiving your RN license.
* On-demand Text Interview: Qualified applicants will receive an
email invitation to complete a video interview.
* Screening: Applications and video interviews are screened by
* Virtual Interviews: Select candidates will be contacted to
schedule virtual interviews with a panel of hiring managers.
*Interviews will likely begin in late February.*
* Offer: Successful candidates will be contacted by Talent
Acquisition with an offer of employment.
* Post-Offer: Candidates who have accepted an offer must complete a
background check (criminal, employment verification, active
Washington State RN license verification), drug screen and
in-person health screen.
* Start Date: RN residents must *start this cohort on August 15,
2022* . Start date is dependent on the unit offered and is
non-negotiable. RN Residents are hired into "orientation"
positions/units giving our residents the ability to focus on areas
that match their interests and career goals. Near the end of the
12-20 week orientation phase of residency, RN residents are
assigned to work on a specific unit and shift. Most RN residents
stay on the unit they are oriented to, but if there is no open
position on that unit the RN resident will be transferred to a
similar unit where a position is open. Most RN residents are
assigned to 12 hour night shifts.
**Please note: The Residency is an intense program and personal
time off during the orientation period (estimated 12 weeks to 20
weeks) cannot be accommodated outside of normally scheduled days
*Essential Job Functions:*
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive
nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Working
with a preceptor and assuming increasing responsibility during the
residency, the RN Resident is accountable for the delivery of
coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based
quality care to patients and families, based on individual
physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care
strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with
the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American
Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA
scope and standards of practice.
* *Employs Nursing Professional Practice:* Assesses, identifies
appropriate nursing diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates
patients' care. Develops, updates and coordinates the patient's
plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and
transitions across the care continuum. Monitors, records and
communicates patient condition as appropriate. At the completion of
the residency, demonstrates competencies in populations served and
performs essential competencies as required by specific unit of
* *Advocates:* Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care
by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity,
rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.
* *Facilitates Learning:* Fosters a learning environment for
patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team
including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for
patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team,
* *Aligns Practice with Safety and Quality:* Accountable for
safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence,
and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to
improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety and
environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes.
* *Engages in Professional Development:* Engages in ongoing
professional development; practices to the top of license within
the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social
Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty
standards. Promotes a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates
and disseminates research and evidence based practice.
* *Leads in the Practice Setting & Community:* Leads and
coordinates teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and
collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional
care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional
behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession.
* Nursing degree or diploma from an accredited nursing program
* You can verify your program's eligibility here:
* Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
* 6 months or less of professional RN experience at the time of
* Active and unencumbered Washington State RN license upon hire
* Note to candidates who are currently licensed in California or
planning first licensure to California: the CA endorsement process
typically takes 8-12 weeks. Therefore, in order to be a candidate
for the *August 2022 cohort* , your endorsement application and
payment must be submitted by *6/16/22* . If you have not yet
designated a state for primary licensure, we recommend that you
choose WA rather than CA.
* Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the American
Heart Association (AHA) upon hire
* Willingness to commit to full-time employment for 2 years and
sign employment agreement
* Able to work evening, night and weekend shifts
* Able to read, write, understand and communicate in English to
satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position
* Bachelors degree in Nursing upon hire
Swedish nurses chose a system-wide professional practice model
through a collaborative vote as part of Swedish Medical Center's
Clinical Excellence and Magnet Journey. This journey initiated a
new culture of excellence and has enhanced nursing professional
practice by fostering nursing autonomy and empowerment. We highly
value our RN staff and strive to offer numerous professional
development opportunities both at the individual level as well as
opportunities to participate in shared leadership or our Nursing
Quality leadership group, among others.
Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and
also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous
compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education
and a supportive work environment. Swedish has a non-discrimination
policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
*We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers.
For more information, visit*
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
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.
*Job Category:* RN Resident
*Work Locations:* First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway
Seattle, 98122 Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr
Issaquah, 98029 Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds,
98026 Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower
*Req ID:* 349136
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