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Job Requisition Number 20382


Full Time Nights

36 hrs/week


every other weekend and holiday


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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