What are the personal characteristics of a pediatric nurse?

I'm typing up an essay on becoming a pediatric nurse, and one of the requirements to write about was the personal characteristics of a pediatric nurse. I need atleast 5 different characteristics listed. Please & thank you. =)

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love of children would be the obvious one
good people skills/effective communication skills
empathy
sensitivity
energetic
creative
warmth
accepting and tolerant (especially of different cultures, ethnicities, races, sexual minorities, disabilities, etc)
flexibility/even tempered/patience (kids can be a pain, and they dont like to listen)
ethical
strong interpersonal boundaries/ability to separate (you have to be able to deal with the dying of kids without getting overly involved)


ANSWER #2 of 2

Maternal...empathetic (that would be for parents of children)...ability to let go of sad events...

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