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Clinical Coordinator: 7 Surgical and Subspecialty/Transitional Care

LOCATION: Akron, Ohio

CATEGORY: nursing

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At Akron Children’s, careers in nursing feel different. You make an impact on a daily basis, face-to-face, on children and their families. You do much more than treat patients. As the individual your patients come to recognize, rely on and smile at, you go beyond the title of nurse. Because this is more than a job. It’s what you were meant to do.

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What makes a successful nurse at Akron Children's? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate
  • Helpful
  • Personable
  • Positive
  • Sincere
  • Understanding

Grow Your Career with Akron Children’s

Here at Akron Children's, we offer many ways for our nurses to succeed and grow professionally. There are multiple ways to grow your nursing career into areas such as leadership, education/professional development, advanced practice, informatics, research, quality, and more.


Benefits for Akron Children’s team members go far beyond their compensation. Our comprehensive benefits program offers coverage, connections and resources that enable you to live your best life while growing your career.

  • Nurse Residency

  • Health and
    Wellness Programs

  • Education

  • Career

  • Ascend

  • Awards and

Job Description


36 hours/week




Assists manager in the daily operations at the unit level, in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluated delivery of patient care on assigned unit and shift. Contributes to development and evaluations of assigned nursing personnel. Assists and provides nursing care utilizing specialized knowledge, judgement and skill.

1. Provides leadership and direction regarding unit goals and work environment by assisting nurse manager in his/her duties.

2. Demonstrates personal and professional accountability for self and staff.

3. Maintains unit safety for staff and patients.

4. Participates in performance improvement.

5. Participates in and supports staff recruitment and retention efforts.

6. Uses critical thinking to provide patient care management through staffing plan development, managing daily shift staffing, and delegation of resources.

7. Supports and assists within human resource management, including but not limited to coaching, time keeping, development and evaluation of nursing personnel.

8. Supports patient care and staffing needs throughout the Akron Children’s Hospital enterprise.

9. Promotes a positive work environment and staff engagement.

10. Serves as a clinical resource to the interdisciplinary team.

11. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational and safety needs of the patients served.

12. Other duties as required.

Other information:
Technical Expertise
1. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

2. Valid Ohio license.

3. Current Health Care Provider BLS training from the American Heart Association is required.

4. See the Department of Nursing Resuscitation Requirements and training policy #2102 for specific department requirements.

5. Relevant professional nursing certification, preferred.

Education and Experience
1. Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, BSN required.

2. Certification: May differ based on department/unit

3. Years of experience: Minimum two years relevant clinical experience with demonstrated management and leadership abilities is required.

4. Years of experience supervising: Previous charge nurse or other leadership experience is required.

5. Strong leadership skills including communication/organizational skills, time management, coping skills, motivation, problem solving, autonomy, and supporting teams is required.

Full Time

FTE: 0.900000

Status: Onsite

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  • 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

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