Pacific Medical Centers Registered Nurse - Behavioral Medicine in Seattle, Washington


Find what you’re looking for in your career at PacMed as a Registered Nurse - Behavioral Medicine at our Beacon Hill Clinic in Seattle, WA.

This is a part time 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week) position and is eligible for benefits.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse - Clinical - Behavioral Medicine to coordinate care for Pacific Medical Centers’ Managed Care patient in order to assure cost effective, appropriate utilization of health care resource.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with physicians to identify the plan of care for admission, including the expected outcome(s) of treatment.

  • Assess patients and facilitate a decision to determine disposition of patients on discharge.

  • Work with chemical dependency, residential treatment, and eating disorders treatment facilities’ discharge planners to maximize outcomes.

  • Advise patients and families regarding benefits, resources, and home management options.

  • Be accountable for appropriate referrals for homecare.

  • Assess and determine homecare for patients when hospitalized.

  • Recommend care plan for high risk patients in the outpatient setting including communication with physicians, nurses, homecare providers or others as applicable.

  • Collaborate with the physician or provider regarding appropriate disposition of patients from hospital; educate and direct providers both within and outside the Pacific Medical system regarding benefits and utilization of services; direct case managers from outside facilities regarding: use of benefits and discharge planning options; consult with USFHP Medical Director regarding complex cases and discusses appropriateness of hospitalization or care in treatment facilities; identifies issues with Pacific Medical system to facilitate patient care (barriers to patient care).


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse License.

  • Five (5) plus year’s clinical experience.

  • Two (2) plus year’s in a Behavioral Health setting.

  • CPR or BLS certification within six (6) months of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • BSN.

  • Certified Case Manager.

  • Previous experience in utilization review/case management.

  • Ability to use an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.Bilingual.

Pacific Medical Center Beacon Hill Clinic:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. PacMed’s compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The Beacon Hill clinic is conveniently located near the intersection of I-5 and I-90 in central Seattle. Beacon Hill offers both primary care—including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Geriatrics—and more than a dozen different areas of specialty care. Home to The Diagnostic and Wellness Center for Women, Beacon Hill offers digital mammography, breast ultrasound, MRI and biopsy as well as therapeutic massage. Other services offered at Beacon Hill include an anticoagulation clinic, infusion therapy, x-ray, onsite laboratory and pharmacy. Interpreter services are also available for our patients.

Seattle is the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The Beacon Hill clinic is part of Pacific Medical Centers’ expanding network of outpatient clinics providing primary and specialty care to the greater Seattle area and employing more than 150 providers representing most medical specialties. Pacific Medical Centers is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which operates 28 exceptional not-for-profit hospitals and more than 350 clinics across the West. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, Pacific Medical Centers and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Find what you are looking for in your next practice opportunity with Pacific Medical Centers! Learn more at

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.

About Us

Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 11 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 150 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to nearly 100,000 patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”

Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 162608