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Registered Nurse - Orthopedics - Miller 6

Job Details

Job Ref:
Registered Nurse
Employment Type:
111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05401
Orthopedics - Miller 6
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
Hours per Week:
Weekend Needs:
Every Other
Pay Rate:
$35.05 - $55.83 per hour

Not required


$20K RN Sign-On Bonus for full-time (pro-rated for part-time). Day shift differential $3.50 (weekends). Evening shift differentials $2.50 (weekdays) & $6.00 (weekends). Night shift differentials $6.00 (weekdays) & $9.50 (weekends).

Job description:

Our nurses are a critical part of the UVMHN team. We celebrate their daily contributions and the positive impact they have on our patients and their health.

At The University of Vermont Health Network, you will work with a diverse group of nurses, physicians, and specialty practitioners who personally care about their patients and community. No matter the location, every employee has a hand in contributing to the wellness of patients. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect at UVMHN.

Unit Description

As an RN in our fast-paced, 32 bed post-operative unit, you will care for a mixed population of orthopedic patients. Our team is a collaborative mix of RNs, LNAs, Unit Secretaries, Nursing students, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Case Managers, Quality partners, Medical Students, Residents and Attendings who work together to provide Miller 6 patients with the highest quality care. We have state of the art rooms with beautiful views of the UVM campus and Lake Champlain. Every room is equipped with a ceiling lift and plenty of room for families and space in which to do physical therapy. We primarily treat post-surgical patients including trauma, total hip & knee replacements, hip fractures and spine patients. Nurses are encouraged to grow professionally through Orthopedic specific certifications. Our nurses also have the opportunity to advance through the Clinical Advancement and Recognition Program (CARP).”


  • Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the State of Vermont required.
  • The University of Vermont Health Network 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.
  • Appropriate experience in specific clinical area.  Varies by unit.

Our Total Rewards package includes:

Additional benefits may include:

About the Area

Located in Burlington, the cultural hub of Vermont, you'll find all of the amenities of the best small cities, alongside the very best skiing and riding in the east (with six ski resorts within an hour of downtown). In Burlington, everyone can truly find what they're looking for to unwind; from Nordic skiing to mountain biking to backcountry touring.

Burlington has a robust food and music scene, with entertainment options for all ages. Designated the "Healthiest City in the USA" by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Burlington ranked highest in exercise, and among the lowest in obesity, diabetes and other indicators of ill health.

We offer a quality of life that is second to none in Burlington, the cultural hub of Vermont. With exciting signing incentives and relocation assistance, moving to Vermont has never been an easier decision.

Joining our team has its perks:

  • We encourage professional growth and development
  • We ensure our nurses are truly happy and feel valued
  • We offer structured preceptorships and continuing education
  • We are committed to great patient ratios
  • Our team culture is unlike what you’ll find at other hospitals
  • We’ve made significant investments in safe patient handling and mobility equipment
  • Nurses truly have a voice here through our shared governance

Fast Facts




Referral center for 1M people in VT and NNY; community hospital for 168,000


Total licensed beds at the main and Fanny Allen campuses


More than 65 outpatient practices and over 100 clinics, programs and services


784 faculty physicians and 182 advanced practice providers


Patient care encounters at our hospital and clinics, including 56,000 ER visits

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