Accurately performs tasks involving supervision and directA care for patients delegated by and performed under the direction of a Registered Nurse.A A
High school diploma or GED required.
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
BLS required within 90 days of hire and required to be maintained throughout employment.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Effective communication skills required.
Ability to meet the demands of an active position.
After applicable training and orientation to the position, employee should have:
Ability to perform routine patient care activities
Ability to recognize escalation of behaviors related to mental health diagnosis
Ability toA demonstrate or verbalize basic skills in de-escalation techniques.
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.