Registered Nurse 2 - UVA Student Health & Wellness
Job ID: R0034067 | Nursing Professional | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness, Medical Services clinic is currently seeking a registered nurse to deliver comprehensive professional nursing care to UVA students. Working as a member of a multidisciplinary team, the registered nurse provides direct patient care to both non-acute and acutely ill students, in addition to students seeking health maintenance services. The incumbent ensures compliance with physician orders and follows established nursing processes, including patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation. Successful candidates will have an associate's degree or have graduated from an accredited diploma program in nursing, along with a minimum of one year of experience in ambulatory care with a primary care, urgent care center or emergency department focus.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assessing patients using nursing skills to evaluate vital signs, breath sounds and any specific observations needed.
  • Performing specific therapeutic interventions that assist medical evaluation.
  • Reading and synthesizing information from patients' files, which may include medical histories, prescribed medications, vital sign readings and clinical observations, to learn about patients' conditions, determine patients' care priorities and prepare test requisitions according to physicians' specifications.
  • Communicating patient status and changes in patient condition as appropriate, and collaborating with nursing supervisor to address complex issues.
  • Supervising CNAs and LPNs.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

This is an overtime-eligible position with UVA benefits. Employees benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; parental and community service leave.
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs.
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Tuition and professional development benefits.
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor's of Science degree, or Associate's Degree in Nursing and diploma in Nursing.
  • Experience: At least three years of experience as an RN. Emergency room or ambulatory care experience is typical.
  • Licensure: Registered nurse license and CPR certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling (distance: 1-2 miles/day), climbing (ladder, steps) and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs.

This position may be exposed to electric current while working on electronic equipment, exposed to extreme temperatures in steam tunnels, and required to stand on different surfaces.



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