Registered Nurse, Adult Acute Care
Job ID: R0006270 | Inpatient Registered Nurses | Full Time, Float Pool | Charlottesville, VA
Relocation assistance up to $5,000.00 may be available.

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.

Highly functioning, agile clinician who enjoys the challenge of caring for a variety of specialties in long-term assignments across inpatient acute care units. Builds strong relationships to establish trust and respect the response time necessary for effective patient care. Must be able to demonstrate examples of autonomy while supporting a team environment.

The shifts for this position are dependent on the unit's greatest need, which is currently night shift.

This position floats to the units below to support their long-term staffing needs. It will provide you with the flexibility of travel nursing while maintaining a work-life balance at home in the Charlottesville area.

3E – Geriatric/Palliative Care
3C/W – Med/Surg
4E – Acute Cardiology
4C – Vascular
4C – Solid Organ Transplant
4W – Thoracic Cardiovascular
5C – Digestive Health
5W – Surgical Subspecialties
6E – Orthopedics & Trauma
6C – Neurology, Epilepsy, & Stroke
6W – Neurosurgery
8W – Hem/Onc
COVID Acute Care Unit

This job description integrates the ANA 2015 Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Third Edition and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, 2015), and the UVA Nursing Professional Practice Model.

ANA Scope and Standards of Practice definition of nursing:
Nursing is the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities; prevention of illness and injury; facilitation of healing; alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response; and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations.
  • Relationship-Based Care reflects the influence of the nurse's relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
  • Expert Caring encompasses clinical assessment, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and implementation of care.
  • Empowered Leaders demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance.
  • 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.
  • Quality Achievement includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines, comprehension of outcomes data, engagement in performance improvement activities, and commitment to standard work.
  • 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.

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

Position Compensation Range: $28.22 - $46.56 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • 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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

This opportunity is designed to support long-term needs within the adult acute care units at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

Compensation Includes:
  • Base rate + $5.00 incentive + shift differential.
  • Full, comprehensive benefit package, which includes educational assistance.

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 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. 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.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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