Registered Nurse - Outpatient Surgery Center Operating Room
Job ID: R0029935 | Inpatient Registered Nurses | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Relocation assistance available per UVA Medical Center policy.

This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for an RN Clinician 2. See below for additional information.

Capable clinician focused on expanding knowledge and skills. Consistently provides effective direct care, as part of the interdisciplinary team, to a variety of complex patients. Seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Assumes a beginning leadership role but seeks mentoring in this process.
  • Relationship-Based Care reflects the influence of the nurse's relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
  • Relationship with self and colleagues:
    • Self: Demonstrates care of self through practices that support personal well-being, personal safety and injury prevention.
    • Colleagues: Supports healthy work environment by demonstrating respectful verbal and non-verbal communication with all team members (Do not gossip or engage in gossip. Share criticism constructively and privately. Resolve differences 1:1.). Seeks assistance for help with challenging communication.
  • Relationship-Based Care: reflects the influence of the nurse's relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
  • Relationship with Patients and Families: Delivers culturally sensitive care using resources to meet unique needs of the patient and family. Recognizes situations in which personal bias may influence action. Includes the patient/family in the goal setting/planning/implementation and delivery of care. Assesses impact of family dynamics. Provides education based on unique learning needs assessment (values, beliefs, barriers, readiness). Uses teach-back to determine effectiveness and modifies strategies as needed.
  • Expert Caring encompasses clinical assessment, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and implementation of care.
  • Uses evidence-based clinical assessment techniques, instruments, tools, available data, information and knowledge relevant to the situation to identify patterns and trends that influence practice responses. Identifies ethical situations and seeks assistance. Recognizes situations in which personal bias may influence action. Plans, coordinates and prioritizes patient care activities considering patients' unique needs in collaboration with inter-professional team, including consult recommendations. Practices according to skill level and work complexity with accuracy and confidence. Demonstrates time management skills. Delegates appropriately and respectfully, seeking guidance as needed. Maintains safety and continuity of care using methods such as documentation, hand-off tools/processes, etc.
  • Empowered Leaders demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance. Actively participates (attends meetings, reviews minutes and provides constructive feedback, helps with pre-work or follow-up work) in shared governance at the local and/or regional level.
  • Lifelong Learners encompasses professional development through formal education, professional certification and internal and external learning opportunities. Recognizes the value of external professional organizations. Supports onboarding of new team members and precepts as applicable. Demonstrates commitment to culture of lifelong learning:
    • Can identify local and organizational professional development goals for BSN and professional certification.
    • Can identify professional certification relevant to practice/patient population and steps to become certified.
    • Identifies resources for professional organization membership that pertain to nursing discipline and practice area/specialty.
    • Seeks internal and external experiences, opportunities and/or mentorship to develop skills and advance knowledge and abilities in clinical practice or performance improvement.
    • Precepts (as applicable) nurses and team members.
    • Promotes welcoming environment and supports assimilation.
    • Identifies learning needs in collaboration with orientee.
    • Develops, implements and evaluates teaching plan.
    • Communicates with manager and documents validated skills and developmental goals.
  • Quality Achievement includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines, comprehension of outcomes data, engagement in performance improvement activities, and commitment to standard work. Adheres to nursing documentation guidelines. Assesses, identifies and reports patient safety concerns using appropriate resources. Addresses immediate safety concerns. Identifies area and organization quality metrics/outcomes and improvement activities. Actively engages in discussion and activities related to area goals and identifies personal role in achieving outcomes. Incorporates evidence-based standard work into practice. Participates in validating adherence to standard work. Provides feedback.
  • Innovation is demonstrated by application of technologies that support patient care, actively seeking to implement evidence-based practice and new knowledge generated by nursing research. Demonstrates competent use of technology in the delivery of patient care. Uses technology for patient care-related use only. Demonstrates knowledge of evidence-based clinical resources. Supports nursing research at UVA (as applicable). Demonstrates openness to change by actively seeking knowledge and information needed to adopt change.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $28.22 - $46.56 Hourly

  • Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Bachelor of Science in Nursing required within 5 years of hire.
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive and repetitive). Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 50-100 lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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 into 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, 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. Current team members already working as RN Clinician 3 or 4 who wish to transfer to another department will have their level on the Clinical Ladder reviewed by the hiring manager and the PNSO, if applicable.

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