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Staffing Specialist - Nursing Support

Job ID: 88488
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 0.88
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Staffing Specialist - Nursing Support for a Part Time, 0.88 FTE, Day position. The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $20.65 – $30.97. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc. HOURS: 0500-1530

Job Summary

This position is responsible for ensuring adequate staffing levels to meet patient needs in Nursing Units, adjusting staffing based on census and patient acuity. Also responsible for coordinating and communication staffing decisions with appropriate nursing management/leadership.

Essential Functions

  • Partner with unit managers to ensure consistent and balance staffing or schedules on a 24-hour basis.
  • Maintain staffing/scheduling records. Accurately document all changes to schedule in staffing and scheduling system.
  • Interpret and accurately apply and follow all hospital policies and bargaining unit agreements.
  • Communicate effectively with staff and managers.
  • May prepare, input and maintain monthly schedules for assigned units.
  • May approve time off/education requests when doing scheduling.
  • Provide meaningful and complete reports as requested.
  • May function as a resource to nursing managers for efficient use of scheduling system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma Preferred: or equivalent


  • Preferred: Scheduling/staffing experience



  • Working knowledge of staffing/scheduling office systems and customer service (Required)
  • Skills in problem solving and organizing and disseminating information (Required)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written (Required)
  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications (Required)
  • Ability to multi-task and work in an environment with multiple interruptions and successful follow through (Required)

Working Conditions


  • Consistently operates computer and other office equipment.
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Sedentary work.

Environmental Conditions

  • Predominantly operates in an office environment.


  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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