Acute & Intermediate Care Full-Time Charlottesville, VA
***New 13-bed liver and kidney transplant unit with three intermediate care beds.
***Relocation assistance available up to $5,000.
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.
•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 and 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 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) Healthcare 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.
More Information This position qualifies for a sign-on bonus of up to $10,000 depending on experience and education. Applications must be received by October 1, 2018 to qualify. Please contact Brooke White (email@example.com) for additional information.
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.
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