Nursing Careers

Our nursing professionals serve as our front line to delivering the best care possible. Through direct care for patients in our inpatient, outpatient and homecare services, we are able to deliver nationally recognized care. Our nursing services consist of patient care assistants, staff RNs, CRNAs, clinical leads and specialized advanced practice providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Our nurses say that working in pediatrics is incredibly rewarding. We are a national leader in pediatric medicine offering a fast-paced environment, competitive pay, benefits and more. So whether or not you have pediatric experience, consider joining us.

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Nursing Careers at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Earn Extra Cash for you and a Friend!

Qualified nurses hired as a result of an employee referral are eligible to receive a commitment bonus up to $500! Your friend at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will also receive a generous referral bonus.

What does “qualified nurse” mean?

  • Graduate of an ACEN or CCNE accredited nursing program
  • Minimum of one year of hospital-based experience
  • Hired to work in one of the following positions:
    • Cath Lab RN
    • Staff RN – CTICU
    • Staff RN – Critical Care Float Pool (requires 2 years experience)
    • Staff RN – Hematology / Oncology
    • Staff RN – Inpatient Psych (T5A)
    • Staff RN – PICU
    • Care Coordination RN - Partners for Kids
    • Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
    • Nurse Practitioners

Here’s what to do:

Apply online and make sure you include the name of the Nationwide Children’s employee you know.

Or, if you’re a current Nationwide Children’s employee, please visit ANCHOR and search “Employee Referral Program” to learn more.

Nationwide Children’s has once again received the highest achievement in nursing excellence.Magnet Status

The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® for excellence in nursing services has granted Nationwide Children’s Hospital ANCC Magnet Recognition® for a fourth time.

This prestigious recognition is the ultimate benchmark in nursing excellence and is awarded to only about eight percent of the nation’s more than 6,000 hospitals across the country. Of that number, only seven percent has achieved designation on four occasions.

Nationwide Children’s was the first freestanding pediatric hospital in Ohio to achieve Magnet™ status in 2005 and this latest designation will stand until 2023.

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Honoring our Nurses

Congratulations to Nadia Richardson! Nadia was recognized as Staff Nurse of the Year by the Columbus Black Nurses Association. Thank you for providing outstanding care to our patients.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital uses the Daisy Award to say “thank you” to our nurses and to honor the super-human work nurses do for patients and families every day.

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A Message from our CNO

Linda Stoverock

"Welcome to your search for nursing information at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Whether you are new to the idea of becoming a nurse or an experienced RN looking for a new work atmosphere, we're glad you've come to us."

View a message from our Chief Nursing Officer, Linda Stoverock.

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Tuition Reimbursement for Nurses

Newly hired associate degree RNs are required to possess a BSN degree within five years of their date of hire.

Read about our employee tuition reimbursement program and scholarship benefits.

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Contact Clinical Talent Acquisition

Jeanne Rocco -
Director, Clinical Talent Acquisition

RN/RT Travelers, Partners For Kids, Utilization Review/Discharge Planning, Clinical Documentation Improvement, Physician Consult Transfer Center

Laré Bridges -
Behavioral Heath: T5A Inpatient Psych, Child Unit, Adolescent Unit, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities, Youth Crisis Stabilization, Psychiatric Crisis Center, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners

NICU, Perinatal Research, Infant Feeding Disorders, MICU Transport, Lactation, PICU

Primary Care Specialty Clinics, Dialysis, Radiology, Clinical Services, Float Pool, Infectious Disease, Rehab

Laura Elliott -
Homecare, Ambulatory Specialty Clinics, Nursing/Clinical Informatics, Nurse Practitioner(PNP, ACNP), HIV/FACES, Community Practices, Research, and Center for Family Safety and Healing. 

Heart Center: CTICU, Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardiology Clinic, Endo/Renal/Rhem/GI/Non-Surg, Observation Unit

PCAs, Unit Coordinators, Summer Nurse Externs, Perioperative Techs, 

Indya Sims -
Medical Assistants, Respiratory Therapy, School Health Services, Hematology/Oncology, Surgery/Burn/Trauma, Intestinal Rehab/Colorectal & Pelvic Reconstruction/Bariatric Surgery, Pulmonary, Neuroscience, General Med, Med Surg

Jackie Stevens -
Emergency Services, Urgent Care, Perioperative Services, OR, PACU, Surgery Center, In House Agency/Float Pool, Vascular Access, Constant Attendants

Jessica TothJessica
Behavioral Heath: Outpatient Clinic, T5A Inpatient Psych, Child Unit, Adolescent Unit, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities, Youth Crisis Stabilization, Psychiatric Crisis Center, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA), Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Professional Development

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