Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Skilled Nursing RN - Homecare

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: Variable

1/2 shifts, variable

Position Description:

Provides direct and indirect nursing care to patients as assigned.  Ensures care delivered meets standards of care.  Implements MD orders, coordinates the patients plan of care with medical regime, therapy services and community resources to facilitate comprehensive ongoing care.  RN utilizes sound judgment in making independent nursing care decisions, utilizes the nursing process and is guided by a knowledge of the principles and practice of professional nursing.


Hours: Mon - Fri 8a -430p

            requires 8 On Call shifts (430p-830p)

                  - 4 of on call shifts are Sat/Sun requirements


Will see multiple patients in one day

Position Qualifications:

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, licensed and currently registered as a professional nurse in the State of Ohio.  Requires one year or more in Pediatrics or Home Care. BSN preferred. For new employees hired into positions posted on or after July 1, 2013- BSN required or must obtain BSN within 5 years from date of hire. Current CPR certification is required.  Chemotherapy certification will be provided and must be maintained to work in this position.


Position does require travel and will be compensated

Position requires reliable transportation


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

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