Next Steps and FAQs

We’re on a Journey to Best Outcomes through best people and programs. You’ve submitted your application. What happens next?

Application Review

Application Review

Thank you for your interest in Nationwide Children’s Hospital! We will review your application. If your strengths and credentials match what we’re looking for, we’ll give you a call. Everyone Matters. We’re committed to hiring a diverse mix of the most qualified talent to meet our goals

Assessment

Assessment

In some cases, you may need to take an online assessment to help us better understand your skill set. If this is the case, we will send you an email with a link for the assessment.

Interview

In-Person Interview

The most qualified candidates will be invited to a meet and greet with a recruiter and/or hiring managers. This is a chance to:

  • Learn about you; your education, skills and experience
  • Learn what makes Nationwide Children’s the best
  • Answer and ask questions

After Offer: Background Check and Health Screening

Our patients’ health and safety is in our hands. Upon hire, all new employees must complete a background check and drug screen and obtain any necessary immunizations

Welcome to the Team

Welcome to the Team! 

All new employees are required to attend orientation where you will:

  • Learn about our mission, values, journey and strategic plan
  • Enjoy a welcome reception with your manager
  • Sign up to attend a Zero Hero safety program training (at a later date)

Frequently Asked Questions

Please review the questions below, to view the answers, click on the + icon or on the question itself. If you have additional questions please call the Human Resources Customer Service line at (614) 355-4111.

Parking and Location Information
Parking Map 2017

Nationwide Children's Employment Services Department is located at 611 E. Livingston Ave., across the street from the hospital. Please use this map to help you find the best route to Nationwide Children's Hospital Employment Services. Applicants coming in for an interview should park in the adjoining applicant parking garage located 635 E. Livingston Ave. Please allow yourself additional time due to road construction.

If you need to mail something to us, please use the address below:

Nationwide Children's Hospital
ATTN: Human Resources Department
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205-2696

Is the online application different from the paper application?

The Nationwide Children's Hospital Online application collects all the same data as our paper application.This includes the requirements of demographic information, vocational skills, employment history, educational background and references. Please have the necessary resources available before you begin our application. 

Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources at (614) 355-4111 to request a reasonable accommodation.
How is the application processed?

Once you are satisfied with your application and you submit it, it is stored in a secure database. Applications are then forwarded to the appropriate manager for consideration. If you are selected as a candidate for a position, you will be called by a Nationwide Children's Hospital representative to be scheduled for an interview.

What if I get an error?

If you are experiencing System Errors with your Login or are unable to complete the application due to technical issues, please call the Human Resources Customer Service line at (614) 355-4111.

We strive to create a flawless, easy-to-use application for our users. With your helpful reports and suggestions, you can help us make our goal a reality.

A common error message encountered is ‘failure to complete all required fields.’ Please be sure to complete all fields that are marked as required.

What if I do not complete the application?

Applications that are not completed are not saved, however, if you choose to register an account prior to applying, your personal information will be retained for future applications. If you do not complete the entire application, you will not be considered for a position.

How many jobs can I apply for?

You may apply for as many jobs as you feel fit your qualifications and interests.

Do you need a separate application for each position?

Yes, you do need to fill out separate applications. However, if you have registered, much of your personal information will be retained for each application.

How do I check my application status?

To check the status of an existing application, please login from the Careers main page.

When should I expect to hear back from Nationwide Children's HR department?

If you are selected as a candidate for a position, the HR recruiter will call you to be scheduled an interview. At any time, you may check your application status by logging in from the Careers main page.

Do you still have questions or would you like to contact a Nationwide Children’s HR representative?

Email Human Resources

Fax numbers are available for the following HR Departments:

(614) 355-5257

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employee Activities
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Wellness
  • Organizational Development

(614) 355-4142

  • Employee Health

(614) 355-4141

  • Employment Services

(614) 355-5256

  • Payroll & HRIS
What are next steps?

We’re on a Journey to Best Outcomes through best people and programs. You’ve submitted your application. What happens next?

Application Review
Thank you for your interest in Nationwide Children’s Hospital! We will review your application. If your strengths and credentials match what we’re looking for, we’ll give you a call. Everyone Matters. We’re committed to hiring a diverse mix of the most qualified talent to meet our goals.

Assessment
In some cases, you may need to take an online assessment to help us better understand your skill set. If this is the case, we will send you an email with a link for the assessment.

In-Person Interview
The most qualified candidates will be invited to a meet and greet with a recruiter and/or hiring managers. This is a chance to:

  • Learn about you; your education, skills and experience
  • Learn what makes Nationwide Children’s the best
  • Answer and ask questions

After Offer: Background Check & Health Screening
Our patients’ health and safety is in our hands. Upon hire, all new employees must complete a background check and drug screen and obtain any necessary immunizations.

All new employees are required to attend orientation where you will:

  • Learn about our mission, values, journey and strategic plan
  • Enjoy a welcome reception with your manager
  • Sign up to attend a Zero Hero safety program training (at a later date)