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Licensed Nurse/Pediatrics (LPN or RN)- (Knoxville)

Description

Seeking a compassionate, hard working, licensed nurse (LPN or RN) with a minimum of one year pediatric experience in Knoxville, TN.

Position is full-time (40 hours) Monday- Friday.

Education & Experience:

• Registered Nurse- ASN or BSN required; or

• Licensed Practical Nurse- diploma from a technical program

Minimum Work Experience

• 1 year pediatric experience required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Familiarity with health care systems, regulations, policies, and functions. Understanding of documentation standards.
  • Knowledge of equipment, supplies, and materials needed for medical treatment. Understanding of basic laboratory procedures including preparation and screening.
  • Knowledge of infectious disease management and control and safety standards.

Skills:

  • Skill in reading and following written and oral medical orders.
  • Skill in initiating appropriate emergency procedures.
  • Skill in handling a number of tasks simultaneously.
  • Skill in performing blood draws.

Abilities:

  • Ability to use manual dexterity to perform medical treatments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and diverse patient populations.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations for drug dosages.

Certificates/Licenses:

Registered Nurse with State of Tennessee or Licensed as Practical Nurse in Tennessee

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

• Strong assessment and critical thinking skills.

• Effective communication skills.

• Strong computer skills. Knowledge of electronic medical records.

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; Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.

Cherokee Health Systems provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or genetics.​

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