Applicants must be a recent or upcoming graduate (January 2017-December 2017) or have less than 12 months of nursing experience. This residency program will begin in January 2018. Please include a comprehensive resume with your application. Additional details regarding application materials will be sent to you within two business days after application submission. Applications for this position are for a position in our general Pediatric Medical/Surgical units. Employees hired for Nurse Resident positions will be required to remain within the area that they are hired for at least 12 months before applying to transfer to another department/unit. Positions exist for both day and night shift. BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education Bachelors Preferred Minimum Work Experience Pediatric nursing experience preferred. Required Licenses/Certifications for position Eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee upon graduation or already licensed as RN in the State of Tennessee. Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Excellent communication and customer service skills. Demonstrated clinical abilities. 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.