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Staff Nurse NICU

LOCATION: Akron, Ohio

CATEGORY: nursing

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Overview

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.

Success Profile

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

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
    Program

  • Health and
    Wellness Programs

  • Education
    Assistance

  • Career
    Development

  • Ascend
    Program

  • Awards and
    Recognition

Job Description

Full-Time

7pm-7:30am

36 hours/week

Onsite


Summary:

The Staff Nurse provides to individuals and groups, nursing care requiring specialized knowledge judgment and skill derived from the principles of biological physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and directs nursing care with a family centered care focus for individual/group of patients within scope of practice, as assigned.

Responsibilities:
1. Performs leadership and professional duties.

2. Performs patient-centered care duties.

3. Performs quality improvement and safety duties.

4. Performs evidence-based practice duties.

5. Performs informatics and technology duties.

6. Performs communication, collaboration, and teamwork duties.

7. Performs systems based practice duties.

8. Staff may be temporarily assigned to an area throughout the Akron Children’s Hospital enterprise, based on patient needs requiring similar knowledge and skill.

9. Other duties as required.

Other information:
Technical Expertise
1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychosocial, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age and developmental status is required.

2. Experience in nursing dependent on population served may be required.

3. Experience in prioritizing and managing tasks for timely completion is required.

4. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

5. Experience in healthcare is preferred.

6. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Epic software or similar EMR software is preferred.

Education and Experience
1. Education: Bachelor’s in Nursing [BSN] is required or must be obtained within 5 years of hire.

2. Certification: Licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of Ohio is required.
• Current Health Care Provider BLS training from the American Heart Association is required.
• Additional certifications may be required based on the assigned department or unit.

3. Years of relevant experience: 0 to 2 years is preferred.

4. Years of experience supervising: None

Full Time

FTE: 0.900000


Status: Onsite


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Our Promises

  • 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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