Are you interested in joining a supportive and brilliant team while supporting patients in receiving high-quality and state-of-the-art bariatric surgical care? The bariatric program develops and cultivates supportive relationships with its patients and team. Bariatric surgery is a process, and we support nearly 300 annual bariatric surgeries. This sizeable multidisciplinary team comprises expert bariatric surgeons, RN care coordinators, bariatric clinical program coordinators, obesity management providers, registered dieticians, medical assistants, advanced practice providers, and a licensed clinical social worker. Look no further if you find joy in professional development and a solid work-life balance.
To learn more about our program, click here: UVA Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Clinic in Charlottesville, VA (uvahealth.com
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This job description integrates the ANA 2015 Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Third Edition; 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 – Self and Colleagues: reflects the influence of the nurse's relationship with self, colleagues, and patient/family on the patient experience.
Relationship-Based Care – Patients and Families: 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: $65,249.60 - $107,660.80 Annually
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 traveling, 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.
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