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

Are you looking for an opportunity to inspire other with your RN leadership and development skill? Have experience in pediatric emergency care? UVA has the right opportunity for you! This ER Pediatric Nurse Manager will lead the development of our new dedicated pediatric emergency department. The Nurse Manager will work closely with the physician leadership to recruit and staff the department, implement new quality metrics and educational programs, as well as develop a full staffing and financial model. This RN will have a crucial role in the transition into a separate department with staff dedicated to the care of pediatric patients.

UVA is looking for a Registered Nurse with significant experience in a tertiary care hospital for pediatric emergency medicine to lead and inspire a team through change.

Why UVA? The University of Virginia Children's hospital is ranked number one level 1 trauma center in the state. The pediatric Emergency Department is a state-of-the art facility dedicated to the care of pediatric patients. UVA is a top tier academic institution and offers classes and opportunities for continued growth and career development.

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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: $93,142.40 - $149,032.00 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.

For Dialysis Nurse Manager: As required by job be a full-time employee of the facility; have at least 12 months of experience in clinical nursing, and an additional 6 months of experience in providing nursing care to patients on maintenance dialysis.

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: $93,142.40 - $149,032.00 Annual