Registered Nurse Float Pool (PRN/Wage) Pediatrics

University of Virginia Health System

Job Description

Responsible for providing and coordinating interdisciplinary patient care utilizing the nursing process.

This job description integrates the ANA 2015 Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Third Edition and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, 2015), and the UVA Nursing Professional Practice Model.

ANA Scope and Standards of Practice definition of nursing:

Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations.

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: -


Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program, Bachelor of Science in Nursing required within 5 years of hire.

Experience: 1 year of relevant experience.

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


Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking and 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.


12 hours worked per 2 week pay period
24 weekend hours per 6 week schedule period (Friday 1900-Monday 0700)


24 major holiday time worked
Major Holidays: Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day
12 summer hard to staff holiday hours worked
12 hours hard to staff days worked
Hard to staff days: Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and Halloween


NICU & Mother/Baby
Pediatric Acute & Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit
PICU & Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit

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.

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