• RN Emergency Department

    Posted Date 6 days ago(6 days ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-45048
    Category
    Nursing - Inpatient
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE EMSL Emergency Deparment
    Shift
    Night Shift (Defined for Classified roles as shift starts at 2:30 p.m. or later)
    Post End Date
    9/28/2018
  • Overview

    Schedule: Full-Time, 7p-7a

     

    The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in the UAMS Emergency Department and Trauma Center.  UAMS provides emergency care to greater than 55,000 patients per year. Medical and nursing coverage is delivered by faculty, residents, registered nurses and technicians from the Emergency Medicine Service Line.  Educational opportunities exist to obtain ACLS, PALS, and TNCC certifications as well as instructor certifications in these courses. The Emergency Department aims to achieve 100% of nursing staff to become Certified Emergency Nurses (CEN) through the Emergency Nurses Association.

    Responsibilities

    The Registered Nurse delivers nursing care for patients in within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards. The RN is responsible to adhere 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 data. Develops a Plan of Care (POC) per standard.  Implements POC including medical order and interdisciplinary approach.  Evaluates the progress of patient toward attainment of desired outcomes.  Provides effective patient/family education/discharge planning.  Administers medication per standard including drug information to patients/families.  Acts as a resource/supports others.  Delivers patient care using the principles of the defined nursing modality.  Delegates care based on UAMS standards, legal and regulatory requirements, specific job description and individual level of education and training.  Contributes to a positive work environment that is conducive to clinical education while serving as a resource for student nurses and staff.

     

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Associates Degree, Nursing Diploma, Bachelors in Nursing, or Master's in Nursing.  Valid RN License, 1 year of Registered Nursing experience, excellent communication skills, basic computer skills, strong work ethics and accountability.

     

    Preferred: 2 years or more nursing experience with current BLS.

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