Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 24/7, NP - Pediatric Cardiac ICU

  • Location: Charlottesville, VA
  • Posted: Jul 15, 2019

Job Description

Masters-prepared nationally certified clinician who manages the care of a defined patient population as a dominant aspect of the role. Recognized as an interdisciplinary leader within the service area. Consistently demonstrates core competencies of advanced practice in a defined specialty. Expert direct clinical practice, Consultation, Research skills, Clinical and professional leadership, Collaboration, Ethical decision-making, Expert coaching and guidance

The University of Virginia Health System/Childrens Hospital is seeking additional Pediatric Critical Care advanced practice providers to join its Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care APP team.

UVAs Childrens Heart Center maintains a busy surgical service caring for all levels of neonatal, pediatric and adult congenital heart disease. We maintain an active heart failure and transplant program providing ECMO and VAD support. APPs co-manage patients collaboratively with daily participation of PICU, cardiology and surgical attending physicians and house staff. Currently our APP team cover daytime shifts 7 days a week. With programmatic growth we are expanding NP coverage to include some evening and overnight shifts. Ample opportunities exist for research, quality improvement and programmatic development in a collaborative and congenial work environment. Per individual interests and programmatic need, our APPs also support the general Pediatric ICU service. We invite talented NPs and PAs with a variety of pediatric intensive care backgrounds to join our growing and dynamic team as we care for this challenging, yet satisfying, group of children from across the commonwealth of Virginia.

Relationship Based Care reflects the influence of the nurses relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
Expert Caring encompasses clinical assessment planning prioritizing coordinating and implementation of care. Empowered Leaders demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance.
Lifelong Learners encompasses professional development through formal education professional certification internal and external learning opportunities and recognizes the value of external professional organizations. Supports onboarding of new team members and precepts as applicable.
Quality Achievement includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines comprehension of outcomes data engagement in performance improvement activities and commitment to standard work.
Innovation is demonstrated by application of technologies that support patient care actively seeking to implement evidence based practice and new knowledge generated by nursing research.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $93,142.40 - $149,032.00 Annual


Education: Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.

Experience: None

Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Licensed to prescribe medication in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA Health Care Provider BLS certification required.


Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking/bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physicians Group 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, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Employment Type

  • Full time

University of Virginia Health System

1215 Lee Street
Charlottesville, Vi 22908

Phone: (434) 243-3344

Fax: (434) 243-3344



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