BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB A qualified RN who is responsible for the nursing operation of the office to maintain the highest level of care. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education Associates Degree required, Bachelors preferred, degree in Nursing Minimum Work Experience 2-3 years pediatric nursing experience required with some administrative oversight preferred Required Licenses/Certifications for position RN Licensed to practice in State of Tennessee BLS certification Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Demonstrated leadership ability and potential managerial competency. Evidence of this includes, but is not limited to, effective communication, skills and abilities to deal well with people, ability to problem solve, confront/resolve issues, and motivate others, ability to plan, organize, and direct the activities of others. Demonstrated clinical competence in specific area of nursing practice. Skills at outlined in LPN orientation checklist. Strong decision-making skills and attention to detail a plus. Strong assessment and critical thinking skills. Troubleshooting issues before escalating to management a strong asset. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Heavy lifting, pushing and pulling is required up to 50 lbs occasionally, 20-30 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects of up to 150 lbs. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 150 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.