RN, Clinical Ladder - Emergency Department (Relocate to Charlottesville, VA)
Emergency, Nursing
Full time

Expand your RN skills in our advanced Emergency Department. Days, nights, evenings, every other weekend shifts are available.

The University of Virginia Emergency Department presents an exciting growth opportunity. Be part of a collaborative interdisciplinary care team envisioning and developing the future of Emergency Medicine at UVA.

The Emergency Department at UVA is a Level 1 Trauma Center and currently has four adult trauma bays and two pediatric trauma bays. With specialties such as, Neurosciences, Specialized Heart and Vascular Center, and Transplant offered twenty-four hours a day, we can provide care to patients from all over the state and adjoining states. Our ED also houses a Chest Pain Center, Express Care, and Women's Center for Emergency Care.

The ED just opened a new facility, expanding our capacity from 41 beds to 70 beds; and we have tripled our square footage. Our new ED is outfitted with the latest technology and the leadership team continues its work to improve processes, plan progression, and build the staff. The UVA ED offers a developing culture of safety for professional development, evidenced-based practice, and shared governance.

  • The ED at UVA Medical Center sees nearly 63,000 patients each year.
  • UVA has one of only six level 1 trauma centers in the state.
  • Adult trauma service admits some 600 severely injured patients per year.
  • Pediatric trauma service admits about 175 patients per year.


  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred.
  • 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification.


  • $26.22 - $43.40 Hourly (position compensation range)
  • Excellent benefits
  • Generous paid time off
  • Relocation packages
  • Continuing education assistance
  • A superior retirement program
  • Clinical ladder for nursing positions
  • And much more

This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for an RN Clinician 2. Additional compensation is available if you are hired at a higher level on the Clinical Ladder. Those hired as either a Clinician 3 or Clinician 4 must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and possess a specialty certification from a national certifying organization and meet applicable Career Ladder Behaviors Placement on the clinical ladder will be discussed during the recruitment process.

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Jody Goellner
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About our expansion.

Our new multi-million, 6-story tower is slated to open in 2019. The project includes 425,000 sq. ft. of expanded Emergency Department/ level I trauma center and surgical suites, patient prep, recovery and interventional rooms, mostly private rooms for every patient; and much more. We’re also renovating 95,000 sq. ft. of existing hospital space.

Practicing here.

UVA Health System has one of the nation’s most diverse workforces. We are a close-knit collaborative team that values your expertise, opinions and contributions; and puts patients at the center of everything we do. Our proven patient-first focus has earned us Magnet® designation and many other recognitions in recent years.

Quality of Life

Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Livability.com ranks us #5 among its 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries, historic sites, Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.