$10,000 sign-on bonus for a 2-year commitment. 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. Manages care and implements treatment plans at a refined skill level in collaboration with patients, their families, physicians, and other members of the healthcare team. Seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Assumes a beginning leadership role but seeks mentoring in this process.
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: 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: $33.20 - $55.34 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.
Shifts are Monday–Friday, 4 10-hour shifts/week, 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The unit is closed on nights, weekends, and major holidays. Team members are scheduled to cover late shifts if cases run over, but do not have overnight call. Team members also rotate covering a 5-hour call window on Saturday mornings.
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 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.
RNs complete 12 weeks of orientation training to provide nursing care during invasive cardiac electrophysiology procedures utilizing the nursing process. The EP lab at UVA Health currently operates 5 labs. Nurses and cardiovascular technicians in this unit work together to provide intraprocedural care for pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) insertions, heart rhythm ablations, and complex lead extractions. The nursing role is responsible for patient assessment, procedure monitoring, administering moderate sedation, and documentation.
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