With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.
Position Summary: Assists in providing 24-hour management of the unit(s) or department assigned. Will help lead our staff in giving quality care to our patients, help mentor and guide staff, and assist the manager in other leadership tasks and decisions.
Minimum Education: None specified, however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: A minimum of two-three (2-3) years of working experience is required, including at least one (1) year in which management and leadership ability have been demonstrated. Must have knowledge of management process and a working knowledge of policies and procedures, safety and disaster regulations and labor agreements; knowledge of new developments in chosen profession, supervision of practice, application of principles of personnel and financial management. For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable. The successful candidate will have extensive critical care experience, excellent people skills, love problem solving, be detail-oriented and self-driven. The ability to keep calm in emergent situations will be invaluable. Minimum 2 years of Charge Nurse or comparable leadership experience preferred.
Licensure Requirement: Registered Nurse in the state of TN. BLS, ACLS, PALS, required.
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