New 13-bed liver and kidney transplant unit with three intermediate care beds.
ABOUT OUR TRANSPLANT PROGRAM:
2017 marks 50 years of excellence for the UVA Transplant Center. This year, the center also completed its 500th lung transplant, and completed 5,000 total transplants.
For being part of the largest kidney transplant chain in the U.S., the University of Virginia Health System's Transplant Center received the 2015 National Kidney Registry Excellence in Teamwork Award.
UVA was one of 25 U.S. transplant centers honored for participating in a transplant chain, also known as a paired donor exchange that enabled 35 patients to receive a kidney transplant.
This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for an RN Clinician 2. For additional information, please see the More Information section.
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 health care team. Seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Assumes a beginning leadership role but seeks mentoring in this process.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assesses the physical, psychological, social and cultural dimensions of patients according to professional practice standards and institutional policy/procedure at the Clinician 2 level.
Organizes, coordinates and prioritizes nursing care activities considering the needs of the patient at the Clinician 2 level.
Implements patient population specific interventions based on individual patient needs at the Clinician 2 level.
Evaluates effectiveness of care and care coordination progressing patients toward desired outcomes at the Clinician 2 level.
Develops and implements patient/caregiver teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient at the Clinician 2 level.
Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and contributes to and assists with the professional development of others at the Clinician 2 level.
Demonstrates leadership in the delivery of patient care at the Clinician 2 level.
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Degree preferred.
Experience: 1 year of relevant experience.
License/Certification: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.
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.
Work Locations: Main Hospital 1215 Lee St. Charlottesville, VA 22908
Job: Registered Nurse
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 226425
About University of Virginia Health System
Based in Charlottesville, Va., the UVA Health System embodies the leadership and inventiveness personified by its founder, Thomas Jefferson. In 1825, Jefferson established the nation’s 10th medical school, which has since grown into a nationally renowned academic medical center. UVA Health System includes a 604-bed hospital, level I trauma center, nationally recognized Cancer and Heart Centers, Children’s Hospital and primary and specialty clinics throughout Central Virginia. Ranked among the best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, UVA has doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals recognized as leaders in their fields and who make every effort to push the envelope of medicine.