School Health Staff Nurse - RN - PRN, Float

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

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.

Shift Information: Day Job

1st shift

Mon-Fri, Day Shift

PRN/On Call

Float to Schools in Mahoning Valley/Warren Area


Position Summary:     

•Responsible for ensuring the provision of school health services to the student population in serviced areas. 

•Demonstrates leadership and participates in Human Resources and management tasks.

•Provides the clinical care necessary within the institution, including routine, special needs, and emergency first aide, and oversees health aide delivery of care in the School Nurse’s absence. 

•Communicates directly and routinely with hospital management, school officials, parents/guardians, and allied health professionals.



Position Qualifications:


•Must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
•1 year of working experience as an RN is required.
•Experience in School Health OR a BSN is required.
•Must be familiar with local, state, and federal guidelines.
•Must be able to work as part of a team and interact with people in a friendly, supportive manner at all time.
•Must have the ability to deal with a variety of situations and student personalities.
•Must be certified in BLS, specifically with Healthcare Provider Training. 
•Must be willing to travel to various school districts throughout the region (up to 30 miles).
•Must have reliable transportation.


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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