Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Summary: The registered nurse provides a skilled level of care to select patients by assessing and monitoring their physical condition, supporting and teaching, and providing personal care to increase the level of comfort during the time they are present with the patient. Skilled professionals must assume responsibility for, but not be restricted to the following: Ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient, Development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any) and caregivers, Providing services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care, Patient, caregiver, and family counseling and education, Preparing clinical notes, Communication with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care, Participation in the agency's QAPI program, and Participation in agency-sponsored in-service training.
Responsibilities: 1. Provides patient care as ordered 2. Administers medication accurately 3. Documentation 4. Demonstrates self directed behavior
Education and Experience
1.Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, licensed and currently registered as a professional nurse in the State of Ohio. 2. Six months of nursing experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: home health, pediatric or long term care experience or for newly graduated RNs completion of a preceptorship until deemed competent in skills. 3. BSN preferred. 4. For new employees hired into positions posted on or after July 1, 2013- BSN required or must obtain BSN within 5 years from date of hire. 5. Current CPR certification is required.
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