Registered Professional Nurse who is responsible and accountable for the nursing care provided to assigned patients at ChildrenAC/a!aC/s Hospital and at referral/contracted facilities. Acts in the role of Team Leader for the Neonatal Transport Team in a non-physician accompanied team and is responsible for the assessment of patientAC/a!aC/s status. Develops, implements, and documents plan of care for critically ill neonates during transport. Provides initial stabilization and resuscitation to newborns while representing ChildrenAC/a!aC/s Neonatal Services in contracted facilities.
BachelorsA A PreferredA A Degree in Nursing preferred. Registered Nurse from an accredited school required.
Minimum Work Experience
2 years Level III NICU experience required. Transport experience preferred.
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
YES NRP certification required. Nursing Licensures in State of Tennessee required.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent time management and organizational skills.
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 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.