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University of Virginia Nurse Manager (RN) - Pediatric Emergency Department in Charlottesville, Virginia

UVA is seeking an experienced RN for the position of ER Pediatric Nurse Manager to spearhead the development of a dedicated pediatric emergency department. This role entails collaborating with physician leadership, recruiting staff, implementing quality metrics and educational programs, and creating staffing and financial models. The RN will be instrumental in transitioning to a specialized pediatric care department.

UVA, a top-tier academic institution with the state's leading level 1 trauma center, provides opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. The Pediatric Emergency Department is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to providing exceptional care to pediatric patients. UVA is a top-tier academic institution that offers classes and numerous opportunities for continued growth and career development. Apply today to inspire and lead a team through this transformative opportunity.

Manages the operations of a patient care area(s) in the provision of nursing care to patients and their families. A transformation leader that directs the activities of patient care and support staff.

  • Manages and supports the day to day operations of assigned patient care area(s).

  • Supervises all nurses and support staff including but not limited to Registered NursesPatient Care Assistants and Technicians Health Unit Coordinatorsand related clerical staff.

  • Oversees the preparation of schedules utilizing wage and flex staff as appropriate. Adjusts according to patient flow.

  • Accurately forecasts and manages budget for the unit and ensures that any expenditures are within the budget. Knowledge of related benchmarkssuch as Paid hour per patient day and Worked hour per patient day.

  • Develops programs which address continuous quality improvementsystem enhancementstreamlined processespatience experience and overall nurse performance.

  • Ensures compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements specific to the unit supervised.

  • Ensures that the highest quality nursing care is provided to patients and their families.

  • Develops and manages partnerships with cliniciansphysicians and administrative counterparts to achieve common goals.

  • Promotes integration of multidisciplinary work groups. Manages recruitmentperformanceteam member engagement and retention activities of assigned staff.

  • Implement the UVA shared governance nursing model at the unit level ensuring shared decision making that affects nursing practice quality improvementprofessional development and research.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $110,697.60 - $147,680.00 Annual


Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program, Master's degree in related field within 5 years of hire.

Experience: At least 3 years of progressively more responsible experience as a registered nurse in a patient care environment required.

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Licensure: License to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. Valid Virginia Driver’s license required for managers with responsibility operations in multiple locations. Must have applicable specialty certification at hire or within 3 years .


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding 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.

Position Compensation Range: $110,697.60 - $147,680.00 Annual