Registered Nurse 2 - UVa Student Health & Wellness
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness, Medical Services clinic is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to deliver comprehensive professional nursing care to UVA students. Working as a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to both non-acute and acutely ill students, in addition to students seeking health maintenance services. The incumbent ensures compliance with physician orders and follows established nursing processes, including patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Successful candidates will have an Associate's degree or graduated from an accredited diploma program in Nursing along with a minimum of one year of experience in ambulatory care with a primary care focus, Urgent Care Center or Emergency Department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assess patients using nursing skills to evaluate vital signs, breath sounds, and any specific observations needed.
  • Perform specific therapeutic interventions that assist medical evaluation.
  • Read and synthesize information from patients' files, which may include medical histories, prescribed medications, vital sign readings, and clinical observations, to learn about patients' conditions, determine patients' care priorities, and prepare test requisitions according to physicians' specifications.
  • Communicate patient status and changes in patient condition as appropriate, and collaborate with nursing supervisor to address complex issues.
  • Supervise CNAs and LPNs.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

This is an overtime eligible position with UVa benefits. Employees benefits package highlights include:

  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year


Education: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing, Bachelor's of Science degree, or Associate's Degree in Nursing & Diploma in Nursing
Experience: At least three years of experience as an RN. Emergency room or ambulatory care experience is typical.
Licensure: Registered Nursing license and CPR certification.


Job requires sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling (distance: 1 - 2 miles/day), climbing (ladder, steps) and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs.

This position may be exposed to electric current while working on electronic equipment, exposed to extreme temperatures in steam tunnels and required to stand on different surfaces.

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0034067. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs.' Complete an application online with the following documents:

* CV

* Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA's standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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