Graduation from Approved/Accredited Nursing School
TN RN License
2+ years experience is required
EDUCATION: Graduate of an
approved nursing school/program.
Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the neonate,
adolescent, and/or adult population as specialty assignment dictates.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years clinical experience with a
thorough knowledge of current nursing practices; an ability and willingness to
apply nursing knowledge and skills and maintain clinical competency as required
within area of assignment; charge experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to develop, present,
implement and maintain activities in Labor and Delivery Unit. A demonstrated ability and willingness to
work with the patients' growth and development needs. An ability to manage a
sometimes chaotic work environment related to changing patient needs, including
work with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes. Demonstrates skill in the use of applicable
equipment; mature judgment and initiative required; is able to work without
direct supervision; shows professional interest through self-development,
continuing education, and involvement in professional organizations; presents a
positive attitude and professional appearance.
Ability to give and follow written and oral instructions; ability to
communicate effectively with others; ability to react and perform under stress
in emergency situations; ability to effectively record and reflect
observations; ability to plan and organize work for self and others; ability to
exercise analytical judgment on work to be done.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: Registered Nurse
licensure to work in state of TN.
Current CPR/BLS/NRP certifications required. NRP certification required within twelve (12)
months of assignment.
DEMANDS: Prolonged standing and walking; lifting,
turning patients and equipment; repeated bending, squatting and stooping;
exposure to infectious agents. Visual
acuity is needed to assess color changes to verify accuracy of written
materials and to administer and accurately prepare medications. Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds
of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to
30 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
(May be further defined as
"with or without assistance.")