A detailed description of the position can be found at: https://tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/jobs/RN2-job-Advertisement.pdf
Education and Experience: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse and experience equivalent to one year of registered nursing.
1.Learning on the Fly
6.Drive for Results
11.Ethics and Values
12.Integrity and Trust
- Knowledge of principles of nursing, nursing practices, techniques, and applicable laws
- Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and medical terminology
- The skill in the application of professional nursing techniques
- The skill to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
- The skill to demonstratecritical thinking techniques to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
- The skill to select and use training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things
- The skill to monitor/ access performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
- The skill to use scientific rules and methods to solve problems
- The skill to adjust actions in relation to others' actions
- The skill to being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do
- The skill to identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
- The skill to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
- The ability to assess and monitor healthcare outcomes
- The ability to manage change
- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)
- The ability to communicate (verbal and written) information and ideas
- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas
- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem or conflict
- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
- The ability to multitask between two or more activities or sources of information
- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects
- The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing
- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)
- The ability to see under low light conditions
- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness
STATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
There are a variety of insurance options available to state employees including:
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Annual Leave
Full-time employees earn annual leave each month at a rated based on years of service as follows:
Years of Service
- 0 up to 5
- 5 up to 10
- 10 up to 20
- 20 or more
Annual Leave Earned per Month
- 1 day
- 1 and days
- 1 and days
- 2 days
Maximum Allowable days
- 30 days
- 36 days
- 39 days
- 42 days
*Leave earned in excess of the maximum allowable days will be transferred to the employee's sick leave account annually on the employee's anniversary hire date.
- Sick Leave
All full-time employees accrue 1 day (7.5 hours) of sick leave per month, provided they work the major portion of that month.
- Bereavement Leave
Leave with pay is granted for three days in the event of the death of an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, parents, grandparents, siblings, stepparents, foster parents, or parents-in-law without charge to the employee's leave time. Two additional days of sick leave may be granted to provide a total of five days absence for this purpose.
- Family Medical Leave
Allows up to twelve work weeks of leave* each year to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons. Continued health insurance coverage is provided during the leave period, and the employee is reinstated to the same or an equivalent position once the leave period has ended.*Leave may or may not be paid leave, depending on individual employee's leave balances for earned leave.
Parentalleave is an absence from work granted anyemployee who has been employed in state service for at least 12 consecutive months as a full-time employee.Parental leave is a combination of sick, annual, or special leave without pay for a period not to exceed four months following the birth of a child.
- Military Leave
Granted in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
Each year, full-time state employees receive 11 holidays off with pay.
State employees are automatically members of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System . (TCRS) Employees must accrue 5 years of creditable state service to be vested (guaranteed retirement benefits when age requirements are met). Vested members of TCRS become eligible for service retirement upon completion of 30 years of creditable service or upon attainment of age 60.
- Deferred Compensation
Employees may choose to make pre-tax contributions to a variety of investment options through the 401(k) plan or the 457 plan. A minimum $20 monthly contribution is required to participate in the plans. For the 401(k) plan, the state will match the $50 per month minimum contribution. The $50 match policy is evaluated on an annual basis.
- Flexible Benefits Plan
Under this program certain specific expenses (e.g.,medical and dental insurance premiums, medical expenses, dependent day care expenses) can be deducted from an employee's paycheck prior to taxes, resulting in a lower taxable income level.
- Higher Education Fee Discounts and Waivers
A 25% discount on undergraduate tuition at any state operated institution of higher learning in Tennessee is available to children 23 years of age or under of full time state employees. In addition, full-time state employees with six months of continuous service are eligible to have tuition fees waived for one course per semester at a state institution. For further information on higher education discounts, click on Chapter 1540 on the Secretary of State Rules and Regulations web page.
- Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) Program (BEST)
The Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) was created by the Tennessee General Assembly for the purpose of providing Tennessee families with a means to save for their children's future college education costs.
- Wellness Program
The State Employee Wellness Program works to increase employees knowledge of options for healthier lifestyles through information and events that focus on improving behaviors affecting your health. Some specific benefits offered through the program include health risk assessments, fitness events, smoking cessation programs, and various other benefits.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
EAP is a confidential counseling and referral service for all employees and their dependents. All services are strictly confidential and can be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- No experience
- Less than 1 year
- 1 year or more
- Not applicable
- Associates degree
- Nursing diploma
- Bachelors degree
- Masters degree
- Doctorate degree
* Required Question