• RN Observation Unit

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/10/2018 8:43 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Nursing - Inpatient
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Day Shift
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    Schedule: 7A-7P


    The 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 patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • 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
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


    The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in the Observation Unit (A4).  This is a newly opened area in 2018 which has 12-beds.  This unit will provide comprehensive quality care to patients who require a short term hospital stay following a surgical procedure or to stabilize a medical condition. Patients are admitted as an observation patient and usually stay in the hospital for 24 hours or less.  A multidisciplinary approach to care for these patients is utilized to maximize our ability to care for patients in a short period of time.


    Required Experience: RN License, minimum of 1 year registered nursing experience; basic computer skills.


    Preferred Experience: BSN, 2 years or greater of RN experience, previous experience in med./surg. or acute care.


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