Location: Boardman, Ohio
About Akron Children's Hospital
Akron 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 akronchildrens.org.
- 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
Prior 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 thrive.
Summary:The Supervisor Patient Care is responsible for patient care administered by the nursing staff during assigned shift.
1.Adds value as a key member of management understands the business, financials, industry, customers and strategy.
2.Supervises employees, provides direction, coaches, trains and develops, and manages performance to company goals and expectations.
3.Prepares, manages, and adheres to department budget to maintain expenditure controls.
4.Is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities related to patient care administered by the nursing staff during his assigned shift.
5.Visits patient care units to ascertain condition of patients, evaluates staffing needs and provides support to care givers.
6.Communicates with the appropriate Nursing Management staff member [VP of Patient Services, Directors of Nursing and Nurse Managers] about any circumstances or situations which has or may have serious impact to patients, staff or hospital.
7.Makes decisions and appropriately notifies the Administrator on call in the absence of the Hospital Administrator and/or designee.
8.Maintains operational aspects of the hospital and patient care units in collaboration with nursing and hospital staff support services.
9.Contributes to nursing and the Hospital through support of philosophy and objectives, educational efforts, and research efforts. Carries out Hospital/nursing policies/procedures and standards.
10.All other duties as assigned.
1.Experience in clinical pediatrics is required.
2.Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
3.Experience in healthcare is preferred.
4.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience
1.Education: Bachelor's degree is nursing is required.
2.Certification: Currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Ohio] is required. Current Health Care Provider BLS is required. PALS, NRP, ACLS or TNCC is preferred.
3.Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is preferred.
4.Years of experience supervising: 0 to 2 years is preferred.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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