Oct 14, 2021

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Ambulatory Surgery Center

  • Swedish
  • Redmond, WA, USA
Full-time Surgery Nursing Staff

Job Description


Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Ambulatory Surgery Center $5,000 Sign-On Bonus (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Redmond Asc at Swedish Medical Group in Redmond, WA.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will have general expertise in surgical/procedural care. The CNS develops, implements and sustains clinical education/training and competency requirements for the clinical workforce within ASC utilizing evidence based practice. The CNS promotes excellence in nursing by disseminating current scientific knowledge, participating in research and acting as a role model.

In this position you will:

  • Design, develop, implement, measure and sustain a competency-based training plan for clinical roles for ASC
  • Evaluates practice in relation to professional practice standards and relevant regulations. Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competency in surgical/procedural nursing. Contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues. Decisions and actions made on behalf of others are determined in an ethical manner.
  • Develop, organize and direct the new caregiver training and continuing education of clinical support staff
  • Assist in hiring new employees and coordinating subsequent training and orientation programs
  • Utilizes, participates in, and disseminates research to enhance practice. Influences the resource utilization in order to promote safety, effectiveness, and fiscal accountability in the planning and delivery of patient care
  • Communicate revisions and/or new information to clinic personnel in a timely manner


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree /Master's degree in Nursing -OR-equivalent educ/experience
  • Active, unencumbered, current Washington State RN license required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • Advanced Life Support (ACLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) certification in area of specialty (e.g. CCRN, CEN, CNOR, AORN, CGRN); must be current and maintained. If not present at time of hire, has 6 – 12 months to complete to maintain qualifications
  • Three (3) years Surgical/Procedural nursing care experien
  • Two (2) years CNS experience in Surgical/procedure area

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years Ambulatory surgical/procedural setting
  • Ambulatory surgical/procedural setting
  • Certified Nurse-Operating Room (CNOR) or Clinical Nurse Specialist Perioperative Certification (CNS-CP) or Certified RN First Assist (CRNFA)
  • Basic arrhythmia certificationBasic arrhythmia certification

About Swedish Medical Group

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes 128 primary care and specialty care clinics.

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: Clinical Education

Location: Washington-Redmond

Work Locations: Redmond Main Bldg (WA173) 18100 Ne Union Hill Rd Redmond, 98052

Req ID: 308295