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.
Monday-Friday days, rotating Saturdays
State Tested Nurse Assistant (STNA) assist in delivering individual care for a patient under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
The STNA actively interfaces with patients and families of Akron Children's Hospitals Pediatric Offices
Provides direct care, vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations, BP, height, weight, head circumference), or other care to patient according to Hospital policy and procedure as delegated by and under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
Performs vision and hearing screenings.
Completes and obtains all samples in relation to POCT (Point of Care Testing)
Accurately communicates patients' findings and pertinent information to the licensed nurse
Performs clerical and support duties including answering phones and order entry as needed
Helps maintain department operations by ordering, stocking of supplies, cleaning equipment and exam rooms
Documentation of care within the EPIC system will be completed in a precise, accurate manner abiding by established guidelines for charting
Participates in the education offerings of the department and/or nursing unit
Follows safety policies in the delivery of care to assure a safe environment for patients, families, and other staff members
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge of and or experience in medical terminology required
Experience working in healthcare environment is required
Experience working with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required
Experience working in electronic medical record (i.e EPIC) or similar software is preferred.
Education and Experience
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required
Completion of State approved Program or coursework required
Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) training from the American Heart Association is required
Years of relevant experience: Minimum of one (1) year of experience is preferred
Years of experience supervising: None
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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