Next Steps and FAQs

COVID-19 Precautions: Nationwide Children’s continues to interview, screen and hire candidates for all of our open positions. Click here to learn more about the precautions we are taking to protect our patients, staff, job candidates and our community against the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: Nationwide Children’s Hospital requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Nationwide Children’s must comply with regulations set forth by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS).  Nationwide Children’s therefore requires that anyone who provides care, treatment, or other services at Nationwide Children’s and/or to Nationwide Children’s patients be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Click here for additional information about this requirement.  

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.

Continue to check your email for updates on your application. You can also log into your Candidate Dashboard to check on the status of your application.



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 Talent Acquisition representative 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.

You can view additional FAQs related to our application system and candidate dashboard here.

Parking and Location Information
Parking Map 2023

Nationwide Children's Talent Acquisition Office 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: Talent Acquisition Department
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205-2696

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 email

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?

If a candidate creates an account and starts an application, the application status will be saved. A candidate can log back into their Candidate Dashboard to resume their application. Look for "Status Incomplete" and click "Continue Application." 

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 to your Candidate Dashboard.

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

If you are selected as a candidate for a position, a Talent Acquisition representative will call you to schedule an interview. At any time, you may check your application status by logging into your Candidate Dashboard.

Do you still have questions or would you like to contact a Nationwide Children's Talent Acquisition representative?

Email Talent Acquisition

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

  • Talent Acquisition

(614) 355-5256

  • Payroll & HRIS