Staff Nurse - Inpatient Behavioral Health
Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Posted on: November 24, 2022
About Akron Children's HospitalAkron Children's Hospital has
been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties
are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than
50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're
making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality
care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than
1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and
pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care
partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide
thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage
clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With
our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere
app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us.
Learn more at .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 reasonPrior to the start date,
full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full
vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received
vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.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
Part Time - Days - 48 hours - 2/12 hour shifts
Welcome to our Inpatient Behavioral Health Team!With patients in a
typical age range of 5-18, our goal is to structure our patient's
days as close to a school day as possible. We focus on group
therapy and 1:1 sessions with our interdisciplinary teams of Mental
Health Techs, Therapists, and Nurses. Our 24 bed unit provides
stays for patients averaging 5-7 days.We provide services to
patients for both behavioral and mental health needs. We also are
extremely inclusive, also serving our LGBTQ+ population and helping
them recognize their needs. If you are interested in maintaining
our 3 promises to the community, making a difference, and creating
close bonds with both your colleagues and patients, you have found
your home. Apply today!
The Staff Nurse provides nursing care requiring specialized
knowledge judgment and skill derived from the principles of
biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences.
1.Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and directs nursing care
with a focus on family centered care for individuals or groups of
patients within the assigned scope of practice.
2.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
3.Performs leadership and professional duties.
4.Performs patient-centered care duties.
5.Performs quality improvement and safety duties.
6.Participates in the development education for staff members for
clinically related issues. May be responsible for precepting new
employees and act as a mentor to the clinical staff.
7.Performs evidence-based practice duties.
8.Supports the provider staff and actively promotes collaboration
for efficient operation and quality care, and legendary customer
service for pediatric patients using a team approach.
9.Performs systems-based practice duties.
10.Performs informatics and technology duties.
11.Staff may be temporarily assigned to an area throughout the
Akron Children's Hospital enterprise, based on patient needs
requiring similar knowledge and skill.
12.Other duties as required. -Other information:
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
2.Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are
3.Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills
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
6.Experience working with various levels within an organization is
7.Experience in healthcare is preferred.
8.Experience working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or
similar software is required.
9.Experience working an electronic medical record system (i.e.
EPIC) or similar software is preferred.
Education and Experience
1.Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required or
must be obtained within 5 years from date of hire.
2.Current certification in Basic Life Support training from the
American Heart Association is required. Additional certifications
may be required based on the assigned department or unit.
3.Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Ohio is
4.Years of relevant experience: Minimum of one (1) year of
experience is preferred.
5.Years of experience supervising: None -Full Time -FTE:
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of
Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with
Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link
below to learn more:
Position: GEN NURSING
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