RN, Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU & Neonatal ICU (PICU & NICU)
Critical Care, Nursing | Full time |
Relocation assistance available per UVA Medical Center policy. 
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 17 bed unit providing care to children who’s ages range from newborn to 18 years old. The PICU provides care for cardiac and medical illnesses, and the nurses providing care in the unit usually care for one or two patients depending on the severity of the patients’ illness. Patient diagnoses include, but are not limited to, congenital cardiac defects, respiratory disease, trauma injuries, transplantation (liver, heart, kidney), neurosurgical, orthopedic, and general surgical interventions. Nurses routinely care for patients requiring vasoactive infusions, mechanical ventilation, intracranial and hemodynamic monitoring, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and ventricular assist devices (VAD). The interdisciplinary team, including the nurse, physician, respiratory therapist, physical/occupational therapist, and child life specialist, work closely with the patient and family to provide individualized care and support.

UVA Children’s NICU is a 51 bed unit comprised of intensive (ICU) and intermediate (ICN) care patients. NICU RNs attend high risk deliveries offering neonatal resuscitation for infants with extreme prematurity and other birth complications. Nurses care for infants born with congenital defects, surgical needs, respiratory distress, neurological disorders, and other diagnoses with an emphasis on relationship-based care where families are true care partners. Using cutting edge technology and a focus on evidence-based practice, the NICU at UVA Children’s is a regional transfer center serving patients from all over the Commonwealth. We offer advanced therapies such Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation and hypothermia treatment. Patients receive various modes of monitoring and support, including respiratory, hemodynamic, and thermoregulation.
This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for an RN Clinician 2. 
Position Compensation Range: $26.22 - $43.40 Hourly
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of hire.
  • 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 required.
Join UVA and enjoy:
  • Competitive pay and paid time off
  • Generous wellness (Hoo’s Well) and health, dental and vision benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Short-term and long-term disability plans
  • Superior retirement program
  • 403(b) and 457 Savings Program
  • 8, 10- and 12-hour shifts within specific units
  • Clinical ladder for nursing positions
  • Relocation assistance for moves over 50 miles
  • Dual career program to assist spouses/partners identify local employment opportunities
  • Continuing-education assistance
  • In-house certification/recertification (ACLS, PALS, TNSS and others)
  • Annual certification pay, up to $300
  • Uteam recognition program
  • Caregiving assistance with back-up care available for infants through the elderly
  • And much more. 
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking,  bending/stooping.  Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs.  May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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