Registered Nurse, Clinical Ladder - GI Med/Surg (Abdominal Surgery and GI Medicine)
Job ID: R0025012 | Inpatient Registered Nurses | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Relocation assistance available per UVA policy.

UVA Health has raised salaries for this nursing position by as much as 20%.


UVA Health is seeking an Abdominal Surgery & GI Medicine Registered Nurse and what matters to us is investing in YOU! We are now offering newly increased, competitive compensation along with our superior benefits packages. UVA Health is ranked the #1 hospital in Virginia by Newsweek and the #2 hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report and champions a nationally recognized Magnet®-designated nursing team. This is your moment to be fulfilled and rewarded by joining our team at UVA Health. 

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.

Sign-on bonus of $10,000 for qualified applicants with a 2-year commitment to UVA.

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Position Compensation Range: $28.22 - $46.56 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program, Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree 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 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.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

 

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