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Registered Nurse II (RN) Human Genetics

Cincinnati Children’s

Cincinnati Children’s

Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Registered Nurse II (RN) Human Genetics(

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Position Title: Registered Nurse II, Non-Acute

Department/Unit: Human Genetics

Shift/Hours: Days/ 32 hours/week 4 eight-hour days

Expected Salary Range: Minimum $34.50 - 43.54; Mid-point; Salary determined based on years of nursing experience.

Combination of in clinic patient facing and office setting. Seeking a nurse to coordinate care for patient populations of metabolic conditions: Abnormal newborn screens, PKU conditions, establishing multidisciplinary care, coordination with outside pediatrician, institutions.

Metabolic assessment, problem identification and triage, problem resolution such as scheduling appts, education reinforcement, coaching/counseling, assisting with med refills, supply/metabolic food products, documentation in EPIC, nuances between state Medicaid and product availability, ordering, authorizing.

situational assessment, record review and clinical preparation (pre-visit planning), assisting to obtain and maintain a new therapy/medication/formula, adjustments made for growth, management of patients off registry, long term plan of care development, care coordination and goal management, school forms, order management, management of peri-op, acute illness, emergency letters.

At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a holistic team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Has Been Named The #1 Pediatric Hospital in the Nation! – US News and World Report 2023

Additional Awards and Recognitions:

On Forbes Magazine 2023 list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity

On Forbes Magazine 2023 list of America’s Best Large Employers

Great Place to Work™ Certified in 2023

An LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Top Performer in 2022 by The Human Rights Campaign (HRC)


Our nurses at Cincinnati Children’s work from dawn to dusk and through the starlit hours to deliver the best possible patient care. When parents bring their children through our doors their focus is on one thing – the best outcome for their kids. The nurses at Cincinnati Children’s help them reach the goal with dignity, respect, and lots of smiles. Such quality care is why we were designated a Magnet institution back in 2009. It is an honor to be recognized for our excellence in nursing; it sets the bar higher for what we need to continually achieve." - Barb Tofani, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President of Patient Services

Working as a Nurse at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center you will enjoy:

Embracing relationship-based care while engaging with patients and families

Working with patients and families to provide direct care in collaboration with the inter-disciplinary team and to bring the best care to the patient

A state-of-the-art health facility

Elevating your nursing skills

Market Leading Benefits Including:

Shift Differential, Weekend Differential, and Weekend Option Pay Programs

Medical coverage starting day 1 of employment. View employee benefits here: https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/careers/benefits

Pension plan and optional 403(b) supplemental retirement plans

Tuition reimbursement for continuing education

Expansive employee discount programs through our many community partners

Referral bonus program for current staff!

Support through Employee Resource Groups such as African American Professionals Advisory Council, Asian Cultural and Professional Group, EQUAL - LGBTQA Resource Group, Juntos - Hispanic/Latin Resource Group, Veterans and Military Family Advocacy Network, and Young Professionals (YP) Resource Group

Physical and mental health wellness programs

Relocation assistance packages available for nurses!


Nurse Clinical Advancement Program (CAP)


·Clinical Inquiry
Follows professional practice standards and guidelines. Questions appropriateness of policies and guidelines; questions current practice; seeks advice, resources, or information to improve patient care; begins to compare and contrast possible alternatives. Assists with development of competence in peers; formally, by precepting new employees, and informally, by sharing knowledge at the point-of-care. Uses self-appraisal performance review and peer review, including annual goal setting, for assurance of competence and professional development to promote safe and ethical practice using the nursing process. Coaches and mentors others. Precepts nursing peers and students. Facilitates learning for members of the healthcare team. Actively works with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify, share, implement and evaluate safety best practices. Mitigate actual or potential risks to patient and staff safety .Utilize current research findings and other evidence to expand professional knowledge, enhance role performance, and increase knowledge of nursing professional issues. Support clinical nursing, health care, and health system research studies conducted by professional, credentialed researchers.
·Systems Thinking
Is able to recognize systems and processes within the healthcare environment that affect the patient experience; anticipates needs of patients and families as they move through the healthcare system; utilizes untapped and alternative resources as necessary.
Considers patient values and incorporates in care, when differing from personal values; supports colleagues in ethical and clinical issues; moral decision-making can deviate from rules; engages the patient's family, encouraging them to speak/represent themselves; protects patient and family rights. Inquires about cultural differences and considers their impact on care accommodates personal and professional differences in the plan of care; helps patient/family understand the culture of the healthcare system.
·Clinical Judgment
Collects & interprets complex patient data; makes clinical judgments based on an immediate grasp of the whole picture; recognizes patterns & trends by focusing on key elements while eliminating extraneous details. Documents the plan of care, care delivered, & patient/family outcomes. Responds to subtle patient/family changes; engages with each unique patient/family in a compassionate manner; tailors caring practices to the individuality of patient/family; recognizes the importance of a healing environment & tailors the environment to meet the needs of the patient/family; promotes safety throughout patient/family transitions along the healthcare continuum; recognizes that death may be an acceptable outcome. Proficiently integrates age specific concepts into patient care, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age & developmental functioning. Using self-management support, develops care goals & actions through partnerships with patients/families. Adapts educational programs to meet the learning needs & styles of the patient/family; uses teach back strategies to evaluate effectiveness. Coordinates education with other members of the health care team. Integrates strategies in the plan of care that support the patient/family adaptation to the home environment.



·Associate/Diploma prepared RNs from ACEN, CCNE or NLN CNEA accredited inst with 2 yr. exp.
·If hired as an external candidate without BSN or MSN, must enroll in a BSN or MSN program within 1 year of hire date and complete program within 5 years of hire date
· Active Ohio RN License. May be required to obtain other state licensure.
· 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
·Foreign graduates must have license validated through CGFNS per Ohio Board of Nursing code for Foreign Graduates

·BSN from ACEN, CCNE or NLN CNEA accredited institution or MSN

Unique Skills:

Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).