BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB A qualified registered nurse, practicing within the scope of the Tennessee Nurse Practice Act, who managed medical aspects of patient care through written medical protocols jointly developed by the nurse and sponsoring M.D. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education Masters Required Minimum Work Experience 1 year experience in pediatrics preferred. Required Licenses/Certifications for position NP Licensed in State of Tennessee Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Active listener, critical thinking skills and ability to reflect a professional and caring persona for patients and families. 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.