Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Clinical Nurse Manager-PICU

Akron, Ohio

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 we 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

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Nursing Leadership Team at Akron Children's Hospital!  We are looking for dynamic leaders with a passion for pediatrics!


Position Description:

  • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates delivery of patient care on assigned unit on 24-hour basis. 
  • Provides direction to the development and evaluation of assigned nursing personnel. 
  • Maintains operational aspects of the patient care unit in collaboration with support services. 
  • Contributes to nursing and the Hospital through support of philosophy and objectives, educational efforts, and research efforts.

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, and a licensed registered nurse in the State of Ohio. 
  • Master's Degree required.
  • Minimum of two years of clinical experience in pediatrics with demonstrated management and leadership abilities
  • Experience in an adult or pediatric ICU.
  • Able to work under stressful situations. 
  • Possesses good oral and written skills. 
  • Master's Degree preferred; BSN required. 
  • Demonstrates interpersonal relationships in a manner which enhances communication, promotes conflict resolution, and facilitates staff development. 
  • Current Health Care Provider BLS training from the American Heart Association is required.  

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

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