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New Team Member Orientation (NTMO)

Welcome to the University of Virginia Medical Center! As a new Team Member, you play a critical role in helping achieve the Medical Center’s mission and goals. You have made the right choice to become a part of our organization.

New Team Member Orientation (NTMO) is your first step towards building a successful career. Depending on your role, NTMO will take between 1 to 3 days to complete. When you have completed your NTMO sessions, you will participate in a specific department based orientation.

NTMO General Sessions

NTMO begins every other Monday. View the schedule for orientation dates.
Times:       7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (Benefits and Parking session begins at 1:30 p.m. in 999 Grove St.)
Location:  Education Resource Center - 1220 Lee St. , Charlottesville VA, 22908 


Day 1 Agenda

  • Welcome & Introduction to Orientation
  • Executive Welcome & Health System Overview
  • ASPIRE Values
  • Customer Service & Patient Experience
  • Orientation Schedule & New Hire Tasks
  • Welcome Lunch with Manager or Department Team Member
  • Choose Your Own Experience (Technology, Benefits, Parking, Employee Health, etc.)

Days 2 & 3 - Orientation to Patient Care (OPC)

(For employees with direct patient care responsibilities)

Each component of OPC is designed for specific work groups. Attendance and participation in the various components depend on your role. Once you complete your required OPC components, please report to your department/unit managers to begin department orientation.

Nursing Clinical Orientation

RN's (except Clinician 1s and Travelers) are required to attend Nursing Clinical Onboarding, 3-7 weeks after the first week of hire.  Attendance dates will be distributed on Day 2 of OPC.