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RN Supervisor

Seattle, Washington

Virginia Mason Medical Center


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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Neuroscience & Transplant Progressive Care
  • Hours/Pay Period: 80

The posted compensation range of $51.93 - $79.34 / hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-331972 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday- Friday; hours variable Remote No Category Nursing Leadership
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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state  CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.  While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!


This job is responsible for daily operations and oversight of nursing practice and patient care delivery within an assigned area (Neurosciences, renal transplant, step down unit), including supervision for clinical staff, as delegated and in collaboration with the Clinical Manager.  Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to ensure standards of care for our patients are current and incorporated into staff practice.  Provides effective mentoring and acclimation of staff. Assists with administrative duties, education activities and quality initiatives.  In this department, you will work with patient that have various neurosurgical patients with complex surgeries with arterial lines, lumbar drains, titration of various vasoactive drips,  and stroke patients.  Our transplant population includes, fresh post operative kidney and pancreas recipients.  In this role you will have an opportunity to grow your leadership skills in the following ways: Crucial conversations, performance reviews and interviewing;  scheduling/timekeeping, maintaining quality metrics, supporting teams through change and role modeling positive work attitude.   


Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. 

Two years’ experience and clinical knowledge in neuro and or step down/progressive care or similar clinical specialty is required. 

One year Charge nurse or equivalent experience required. 

Job Knowledge/Abilities:
- Knowledge of the principles, practices, standards, techniques, protocols and tools/equipment of the nursing profession in general, and of the assigned clinical nursing specialization.
- Leadership skills to include the ability to serve as role model, initiator in problem-solving, decision-making, delegating, and communicating of ideas and information.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position
- Knowledge of policies and standards, and legal regulatory/accreditation requirements applicable to matters within designated scope of responsibility.
- Familiar with contemporary health care trends and able to prioritize in a changing environment.
- Supervisory skills to include developing clear performance expectations, hiring, coaching, conflict management, counseling, resolving performance problems, and facilitate group process.
- Ability to express ideas and convey technical information effectively in verbal and written communications.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain flexibility, cooperation, and participate in cross-organizational performance improvement activities.

- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing. 

-  BSN preferred
- Certification in specialty area preferred.
- Current healthcare provider BLS certification.

We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - then you have found your career fit with us!

“Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit.”

– Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

Your Potential Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

 Career path shows a list of jobs that someone could get by getting promotions at this company: 1. Student Nurse  2. New Grad Nurse  3. Staff Nurse 4. Educator 5. Charge Nurses/ Supervisors  6. Nurse Practitioner  7. Managers/Directors  8. CNE

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