This Position is Located in Batesville, AR
The APRN will be responsible for direct patient care and for other administrative duties as designated by the Medical Director and his/her designee and in accordance with the Arkansas Medical Practice Act and the Arkansas Nurse Practice Act.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
Career Training and Educational Opportunities
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.
Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill perioperative patients. Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests including x-rays relative to patient’s age-specific needs. Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities. Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools
Required Experience: MSN, APRN License plus 1 year of APRN experience, current DEA Certification or eligible to apply, current Nurse Practitioner certification in specialty area.
Preferred Experience: Previous experience with intellectual and developmental disabilities population.