To provide continuous observation of physiologic monitoring patients, equipment and systems in select units or locations and escalation of concerns to the appropriate end user for resolution. Assists with call management and coordination of services within the Transfer Center.
High school diploma preferred or Associates or Bachelors nursing degree
Minimum Work Experience
2 years of previous work experience as a Paramedic with an ALS Service orA
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Licensed EMT-Paramedic in State of Tennessee orA
American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certifications required upon hire.
American Heart Association PALS certification within 90 days of hire
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Knowledge of cardiac monitoring and medical terminology.
Knowledge of computers, telephone system, fax, copier, scanner; demonstrates time management skills, demonstrates good interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication.
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.