This posting will be used to fill multiple positionsFull Time: Night ShiftThe Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The RN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and familyHoliday, Vacation and Sick LeaveEducation discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMSBasic Life Insurance up to $50,000Career Training and Educational OpportunitiesMerchant DiscountsConcierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacySalary offered commensurate with experience
Delivers nursing care according to the standard of care defined by UAMS, ANA and Standards for specialty patient population with support and mentoring by other team members.Collects and documents assessment dataDevelops a Plan of Care (POC) per standardImplements POC including medical order and interdisciplinary approachEvaluates the progress of patient toward attainment of desired outcomesProvides effective patient/family education/discharge planningAdministers medication per standard including drug information to patients/familiesActs as a resource/supports othersDelivers patient care using the principles of the defined nursing modalityDelegates care based on UAMS standards, legal and regulatory requirements, specific job description and individual level of education and trainingContributes to a positive work environment that is conducive to clinical education while serving as a resource for student nurses and staffOther duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Associates Degree, Nursing Diploma, Bachelors in Nursing, or Master's in Nursing.Valid RN License.One (1) year Registered Nursing experience.Additional Requirements/Competencies:Excellent communication skills.Basic computer skills.Strong work ethics and accountabilityEmployees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPR).This is a safety sensitive position and subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.UAMS is anAffirmative ActionandEqual Opportunity Employerof individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).