Advanced Practice Registered Nurse will work in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. The APRN must have a high level of expertise to perform assessments/diagnosis/treatment of actual/potential problems of patients.
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:
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.
The APRN will extend the patient care and administrative services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences physicians. APRN will be expected provide comprehensive health assessments, determine diagnoses, implement treatment plans, prescribe medical treatments and manage health issues for patients in collaboration with the designated physicians. The APRN will work autonomously as well as in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage patient's health care problems; and will serve as a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, and patient advocate. The APRN will also coordinate the multidisciplinary care of patients, facilitating all necessary consults, assuring that care is timely and appropriate.
Valid License as a Registered Nurse by the State of Arkansas Required and APRN License (Acute Care) Prescriptive authority and DEA license must be obtained after hire.
Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with a Masters in Nursing National Certification as an APRN.
Direct RN Nursing Care experience with a minimum of 4 years of ICU experience required. Previous APRN experience preferred.
Demonstrated communication (written and oral) problem-solving, leadership and collaborative skills, strong patient advocacy and patient education skills