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Staff Nurse Marietta Primary Care Pediatrics

LOCATION: Marietta, 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 (40 hours per week) M-F Days


Summary:

Provides nursing care and staff guidance for clinical issues, under the direction of the physicians at the site.

Responsibilities:

1. Supports the provider staff and actively promotes efficient operation and quality care, and legendary customer service for pediatric patients using a team approach.
2. Responsible for precepting new employees and acts as a mentor to the clinical staff.
3. Provides patient assessment as required
4. Participates in the development education for all staff members for clinically related issues.
5. Assesses clinical competency and participates in the evaluation process of the clinical staff, both at 90 days and annual evaluations.
6. Works routinely with patients and their families as an advocate for health maintenance of children and promotes a positive public image in all interactions with families, vendors, and the general public.
7. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.
8. Provides consultations and requests consults as directed and in accordance with hospital bylaws. Assists with and facilitates discharge planning.
9. Other duties as required.


Technical Expertise
1. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, guidance and motivation to other staff members with emphasis on working as a collaborative team to provide quality service to patients and their families.
2. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are required.
3. Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills are required.
4. Strong organizational skills are required.
5. Ability to work well under pressure to prioritize and complete required tasks and responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner.
6. Experience working with various levels within an organization is required.
7. Experience in pediatric ambulatory care is preferred.
8. Strong computer skills with experience working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) or similar software is required.
9. Experience with an electronic medical record system (i.e. EPIC) is preferred.

Education and Experience
1. Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required. Candidates hired without a BSN must obtain the degree within 5 years from date of hire.
2. Current certification in Basic Life Support training from the American Heart Association is required.
3.  A valid, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Ohio is required. This must be a Multistate License (MSL). An MSL is required within 90 days of hire date for departments that provide telenursing services or care to patients outside Ohio.

4. Years of relevant experience: Minimum 2 years of experience is preferred.
5. Years of experience supervising: None.

Full Time

FTE: 1.000000


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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