RN, Clinical Ladder - Transitional Care Hospital (LTAC/Progressive Care) - Days

Subspecialty: Progressive Care Unit

Posted: 1/22/2018

Company: University of Virginia Health System - UVA Health System offers the best combination of professional opportunity and quality of life in the nation. Join our team, and you’ll work on the kind of cases that will challenge you and grow your career. You’ll become a member of an elite group of medical professionals. Sound too good to be true? Don’t take our word for it. U.S. News & World Report just named us the #1 hospital in Virginia for the second consecutive year.

Location: Charlottesville,, VA

Description: RN, Clinical Ladder - Transitional Care Hospital (LTAC/Progressive Care) - Days
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 healthcare team. Seeks and provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Assumes a beginning leadership role, but seeks mentoring in this process.


1. Assesses the physical, psychological, social and cultural dimensions of patients according to professional practice standards and institutional policy/procedure at the Clinician 2 level.

2. Organizes, coordinates and prioritizes nursing care activities considering the needs of the patient at the Clinician 2 level.

3. Implements patient population-specific interventions based on individual patient needs at the Clinician 2 level.

4. Evaluates effectiveness of care and care coordination, progressing patients toward desired outcomes at the Clinician 2 level.

5. 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.

6. Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.

7. Assumes responsibility for professional development of self, and contributes to and assists with the professional development of others at the Clinician 2 level.

8. Demonstrates leadership in the delivery of patient care at the Clinician 2 level.

Position type: Full-time


• 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

Most patients in our hospital are admitted for weaning from ventilators, have complex wounds or have multiple complex medical issues that require daily nursing, therapy, nutritional and physician care. They are medically stable but are too ill to be discharged home, to a nursing facility or to an acute care rehabilitation facility.

Being part of the UVA Health System allows us to provide these patients with full access to a wide range of clinical specialties and the latest technology, expertise and services.

We offer:
• Multi-professional collaboration
• Educational opportunities
o Wound Treatment Associate program
o Tuition reimbursement
• Award-winning care
o Charles L. Brown Award for Quality
o NALTH Quality Award
o NALTH Goldberg Award
• Multiple posters presented by clinicians
o Virginia Nurses Association
o National Association of Long Term Hospitals
o Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society

To get a better understanding of our environment, please go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sZuQqH76EM

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.

To Apply: https://uvahealth.taleo.net/careersection/1/jobdetail.ftl?job=26384&tz=GMT-05ŵA00

Pay Range: $26.22 – $43.40

Primary Location: Albemarle County-Charlottesville

Work Locations:
Long Term Acute Care Hospital
2965 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Job: Registered Nurse

Schedule: Full-Time/Rotating

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job reference: 26384

How to Apply: https://uvahealth.taleo.net/careersection/1/jobdetail.ftl?job=26384&tz=GMT-05ŵA00