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Supervisor (RN) - Nursing House Job

Virginia Mason Medical Center Type Full time Posted 3/25/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/30/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    

Supervisor (RN) - Nursing House - (140711)

Department: Nursing Resources
Shift: Variable
FTE: On Call/Per Diem
Location: WA-Seattle


With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.
As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.
The Nursing House Supervisor provides supervision and leadership for patient flow into Virginia Mason from clinics, hospitals and the community, as well as internally. Ensures optimal flow and utilization of resources (including, but not limited to staff, equipment, and supplies) to meet patient care needs. Promotes patient satisfaction as a leader by demonstration of extraordinary service.
This is a process leadership role that acts as the supervisor on duty to make management decisions, provide direction and supervision with operational issues for all hospital departments. This job works directly with others on the leadership team when appropriate for operational issues that directly impact safety for patients and staff.


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
  • WA State RN license.
  • 3 or more years increasingly responsible inpatient operations experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize hospital demands to ensure patient needs are met.
  • Strong leadership skills demonstrated by ability to work with multiple levels of staff and leadership.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Active listening skills.
  • Conflict mediation ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate change and build effective teams. 
  • Experience in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care or Telemetry.
  • Supervisor or manager experience.
  • Knowledge of utilization review.

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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