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Staff RN- Neurobehavior Unit, Columbus, OH

Organization: Nationwide Children's
Category: Nurse
Location: Columbus, OH
Date Job Posted: July 8, 2020
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Staff RN- Neurobehavior Unit

Requisition ID 2020-23792 Category Nursing


This is a 24 hour/week, benefits eligible position
Day shift
Weekend requirement
Minimum hourly rate: $26.714

  • 12 bed unit, divided into 3 pods
  • This unit provides care for children ages 3-17 years old that have an intellectual and or developmental disability
  • Individual as well as group programming is provided for patients on this unit, with a focus on behavior modification and funcational communication

Assists patients to move rapidly, uneventfully, and as effectively as possible through their episode of care while maintaining quality and safety as a priority. Delegates, directs, oversees and provides developmentally appropriate patient care. Practices professional nursing and promotes patient advocacy in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and maintains a current Ohio Nursing License.

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  1. Provides nursing care using a Family Centered approach.
  2. Assesses individualized patient needs. Communicates patient care needs and priorities to assigned Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Patient Care Assistants (PCAs), Unit Coordinators, and Allied Health personnel.
  3. Plans, implements, educates and evaluates care using Evidence-Based Practices.
  4. Utilizes Therapeutic Communication while monitoring the physical, psychological, and social needs of patients and families.
  5. 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.
  6. Documents according to organizational standards, policies, and procedures.

Note: Regular, reliable and consistent attendance is an essential job function. Employees are expected to perform work as scheduled. Please see the physical requirements for this position listed below.



  1. Licensure: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
  2. Current CPR certification. Must be willing to obtain and maintain NRP and PALS certification as determined by your manager.
  3. BSN; Associate degree with commitment to obtain BSN within 5 years of hire.


Typing on computer Constantly (67-100%) Using phone Frequently (34-66%) Sitting Frequently (34-66%) Standing Occasionally (0-33%) Lifting Occasionally (0-33%) Walking Frequently (34-66%)Must be able to independently lift up to 35 lbs. Must be able to move or reposition patients of any weight or size with the assistance of another person(s) and/or equipment.

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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