Staff Nurse II - Baird 4 - General Medicine

Location
UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Location and Address
Location Address: 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Department
General Medicine - Baird 4
Schedule Full Time / Regular
Standard Hours
36
Shift
Evening-8hr (United States of America)
Primary Shift
TBD
Weekend Needs
Every Other
Weekend Needs
Every Other
Recruiter
Kelly Epps [C]
Job Requisition ID
R0030769

This is a bargaining union position.

Job Description

External RNs with at least 1 year of experience are eligible for up to a $10,000 Sign on bonus (prorated for part time roles). The bonus will be paid out as a $5,000.00 gross pay adjustment in the first pay check and the remaining $5,000.00 will be paid upon completion of one year of satisfactory service.

As a nurse on this unit, you will treat patients who often have complex, multi-system diseases and/or psychosocial needs. The stay for our patients ranges from overnight observation to extended stays due to medical complexity. Patient care and communication is optimized by collaboration with our extensive team. We specialize in caring for patients who are ventilator dependent and are not in need of critical care.

We want you to grow professionally, so we offer a variety of opportunities to participate in practice improvements, research and conferences. Many of our nurses participate in our Specialty Practice groups such as Elder Care, Diabetes Care, and Skin and Wound Care. Our nurses also have the opportunity to advance through the Clinical Advancement and Recognition Program (CARP).

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provides professional nursing care to patients in varying state of health and illness by assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing plan of care.  The Staff Nurse II functions as an essential member of nursing and multidisciplinary teams, providing direct patient care, instruction, and preparation for continuing care after discharge.  May take charge as operational need allows.

EDUCATION:

State of Vermont Registered Nurse (RN) license required. The University of Vermont Medical Center is moving toward an all Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) workforce. All external candidates hired into, or current employees promoted to, a RN position will be required to obtain their BSN as outlined in the terms of their offer letter.

EXPERIENCE:

Appropriate experience in specific clinical area.  Varies by unit.

Greater than one year of experience.