The Registered Nurse will promote wellness; improve outcomes, and self-care within a defined population of patients. The RN will provide patients who have chronic conditions the support, education, and assistance in the prevention and/or maintenance of their disease and/or health and wellness state. Will work with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to develop and implement individual health plans and provide support to the patient in self-management. Coordinate care and/or follow-up for patients who receive care in outpatient facilities. Coordination of prescription refill requests and patient education coordination in collaboration with physician staff. Commitment to patient outcomes results in high levels of performance despite workload changes.
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:
Salary offered commensurate with experience.
Triage, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care and patient education either by telephone or within the UAMS Clinic. Delivers nursing care according to standards as defined by UAMS, American Nurses Association, (ANA), AR State Board of Nursing, (ASBN), and those set forth by nursing specialty organizations. Helps develop patient’s Plan of Care, (POC), per clinic standards utilizing assessment data. Evaluates the progress of patients’ toward attainment of desired outcomes. Administers medication following clinic standards and Nurse Practice Act. Verifies and evaluates care delivered to ensure care is consistent with standards and regulatory requirements. Coordinates care and/or follow-up for patients who receive care in inpatient and outpatient facilities. Coordinates patients’ prescription refill requests and patient education coordination in collaboration with physician staff. Other duties may be assigned to this position.
Baccalaureate Degree, ADN, or Diploma: RN Degree.
3 years RN experience with 2 year experience in a clinical environment preferred
Valid Arkansas Registered Nurse License. Current BLS certification or must successfully obtain certification within the first 30 days of employment
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.