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:
The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in the 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.
Required Experience: RN License, minimum of 1 year of registered nursing experience; basic computer skills required.
Preferred Experience: Previous Emergency Department experience preferred with ACLS/TNCC/PALS.