Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nurse Clinician- Fostering Connections Program & Child Asses

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/11/2021 9:58 AM)
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Full time, working 40 hours a week, M-F 8a-5p (contingent on clinic schedule). Benefits eligible, min $28.75/hr. 


Provides nursing care and coordination services for specialized pediatric and adolescent patients placed in foster or out-of-home care. Fosters effective communication among health care professionals who provide care to children with altered health states.  Develops and implements educational programs for patients, parents and families, hospital staff, and community health personnel.  Collaborates with partnering agencies to provide medical services designed to help foster families and kinship caregivers navigate the healthcare system for these various needs; while improving continuity of care among other providers.  The program streamlines access to behavioral health services, developmental services and other providers, which enables children to receive the care they need in an efficient and timely manner.  Practices professional nursing and promotes patient advocacy in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. Maintains a current Ohio Nursing License.

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


1.      Provides nursing care using a Family Centered approach.

2.      Collaborates with primary care physicians, specialty physicians, and other service providers to identify patients in need of care coordination. Works closely with families to guide them through the health care system to optimize the care and services they receive to improve child health, decrease costs, and improve satisfaction with care.

3.      Administers treatments in a manner that improves clinical outcomes and reduces risk or cost. Ensures delivery of preventive services, health promotion activities and other interventions that proactively address potential risks. Aware of evidence based standards and applicable national standards.

4.      Continuously and actively collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team, the family and other members of the health care team to coordinate resource availability across the continuum and communicates the plan to appropriate stakeholders. 

5.      Ensures clinic processes and workflows comply with regulatory and policy compliance such as infection control, OSHA, CLIA, Joint Commission, HIPAA, scope of practice, etc.

6.      Works closely with providers and other team members to ensure a smooth clinic flow addressing patient/parent concerns and attaining positive patient and family outcomes.

7.      Documents according to organizational standards, policies, and procedures.  

8.      Participates in policy and procedure development, continuing education, continuous quality improvement, research and/or evidenced based practice.

9.      Engages in the “workplace community” by staying aware of changes, participating in data collection or auditing, understanding Quality Improvement, and representing staff at relevant meetings and then reporting important information and updates back to staff.



Education Requirement 

- BSN Required       

Licensure Requirement  

- Licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.

- Valid driver’s license, good driving record and proof of insurance.                


- Basic Life Support (BLS) required.                


- Willingness to train into the Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner role preferred.                 


- Nurse Triage, Primary Care Nursing, case management, scheduling, forensic nursing, and/or care coordination experience is preferred. 

- Minimum 2 years’ experience preferred.                         


The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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