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Nursing Opportunities

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When a family comes to Dayton Children’s they are entrusting us with the care of their child. They are giving us their whole world. We can do nothing but give them our best.

When you become a nurse at Dayton Children’s, you are not only focused on making a child better, you are also focused on promoting safety, educating families and helping the overall well-being of the child and their family.

We are looking for skilled nurses who want to work for a top nursing institution and better the care provided to patients and families at Dayton Children’s.

Begin your journey to becoming a Dayton Children’s nurse today by searching available nursing opportunities and learn more about our nursing program.

Please note that all nursing positions require graduation from a program of nursing accredited by the NLNAC and/or CCNE. To verify if your nursing program is accredited, please go to: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/index.aspx

Nurse extern program

The nurse extern program at Dayton Children’s Hospital was developed to give junior nursing students an opportunity to get hands-on experience with pediatric patients. The students accepted into our program all have an interest in being pediatric nurses when they graduate.

Learn more about the nurse extern program.

Nursing Opportunities

Magnet designation®

Dayton Children's received Magnet designation® on November 22, 2013. Magnet designation is nursing’s highest honor, meaning Dayton Children’s Hospital has been recognized nationally as the gold standard in patient care and the professional practice of nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Dayton Children’s is one of only 31 pediatric Magnet hospitals nationwide and one of 26 Magnet hospitals in Ohio. The nearly 400 Magnet- designated organizations represent less than 7 percent of all U.S. health care organizations. Magnet hospitals have lower patient mortality, fewer medical complications, improved patient and employee safety, and higher patient and staff satisfaction.

Learn more about Magnet



Upcoming Events

The Boonshoft School of Medicine is hosting the first Annual: In it for the Long Run BSOM Dayton Children’s Hem/Onc 5k and Kids' 1 mile run on April 9th. What better way to jump start your spring by running a 5k in support of this amazing hospital that helps so many local children and their family?

Free special education seminar for parents and professionals on the transition from childhood to adulthood. Learn skills to help your disabled child understand the physical, emotional and social changes of puberty, sexuality and safety.

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