BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB Nursing leader, held accountable for management of nursing practice, education, professional development, and nursing research. Leader and role model for organizational change and transformation in daily nursing operations to yield an efficient, effective, and caring organization. Serves as catalyst responsible for communicating nursing care ideology in professional, community, and legislative initiatives to shape the future of nursing, healthcare policy, and societal health. Collaborates within the organization-wide healthcare delivery system. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education Bachelors Degree in Nursing required. Masters in Nursing required Minimum Work Experience 5 years progressive administrative/managerial experience required. Pediatric experience preferred. Required Licenses/Certifications for position RN licensed in the State of Tennessee Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Possesses strong leadership skills, knowledge of management theory, and interpersonal skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many di...fferent pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.