Registered Nurse – PICU

  • Type: Perm
  • Job #35121

***Current Turnaround Time From Submittal to Offer is 23-25 Days***


Salary info: $26.22 – $43.40 Hourly plus shift differentials, eves $3hr and nights $3.50hr. Weekend eves $5hrl Weekend Nights, $6hr

Bonus: Up to 15k. 1/2 hire, 1/2 after 12 months

Relocation: Up to 5k

Unit Info: The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 17 bed unit providing care to children who’s ages range from newborn to 18 years old. The PICU provides care for cardiac and medical illnesses, and the nurses providing care in the unit usually care for one or two patients depending on the severity of the patients’ illness. Patient diagnoses include, but are not limited to, congenital cardiac defects, respiratory disease, trauma injuries, transplantation (liver, heart, kidney), neurosurgical, orthopedic, andgeneral surgical interventions. Nurses routinely care for patients requiring vasoactive infusions, mechanical ventilation, intracranial and hemodynamic monitoring, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and ventricular assist devices (VAD). The interdisciplinary team, including the nurse, physician, respiratory therapist, physical/occupational therapist, and child life specialist, work closely with the patient and family to provide individualized care and support.

Facility Highlights: UVA Health is a world-class academic medical center and health system with a level 1 trauma center, a nationally recognized cancer center, and UVA Children’s. Our footprint also encompasses 3 community hospitals and an integrated network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout Charlottesville, Culpeper, Northern Virginia, and beyond. Through teaching and research, we continue to advance medicine and innovate excellence while providing high-quality care.

Location Highlights: Charlottesville is a city in Virginia. It’s home to the University of Virginia, with its core campus designed by Thomas Jefferson. On the outskirts, Jefferson’s mountain-top plantation, Monticello, includes a mansion and rebuilt slave quarters. Highland, President James Monroe’s home, retains many original furnishings. The city is a gateway to Shenandoah National Park, along a section of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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