A qualified LPN or Medical Assistant who is responsible for the nursing operation of the office to maintain the highest level of care.
Associates Degree required
Minimum Work Experience
2-3 years pediatric nursing experience required with some administrative oversight preferred
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Licensed Practical Nurse in State of Tennessee or Certified Medical Assistant certification reqiuired
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
AC/aA Demonstrated leadership ability and potential managerial competency.
AC/aAA 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.A
AC/aA Demonstrated clinical competence in specific area of nursing practice. Skills asA outlined in LPN or MA orientation checklist.
AC/aA Strong decision-making skills and attention to detail a plus
AC/aA Strong assessment and critical thinking skills.
AC/aA Troubleshooting issues before escalating to management a strong asset.
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.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
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.