Accurately performs tasks involving specific nursing care for patients delegated by and performed under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse. Acts as a receptionist/secretary and is responsible for the smooth and efficient performance of clerical activities on an assigned nursing unit during a designated shift.
Completed 1 year of clinicals in Nursing School
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
BLS required within 90 days of hire and required to be maintained throughout employment.
NAHUC Certification encouraged.
Summer work and then continued PRN shifts during nursing school.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Effective communication skills required.
Strong computer skills required.
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 different 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.