RN Seasonal Program
Shifts Vary as needed
UAMS is deploying a RN Seasonal Program (16 weeks) in order to meet staffing needs due to increased community spread of the coronavirus. This position is eligible for a Completion Award up to a maximum amount of $4,000, payable in 2 installments at the end of week 8 and week 16 providing they work a minimum of 36 hours per week, including two weekend shifts per month, one holiday (if applicable) and take on-call coverage (as needed). This position is also eligible for Hotel Lodging Program for those who qualify. Click HERE for additional information about UAMS Nurses and Programs.
The Registered Nurse (RN) Seasonal Program will provide direct patient care as a RN. This professional nursing role will require the ability to coordinate care for patients, triage patients, and work collaboratively with providers, fellows, and staff. S/He must have the ability to effectively work with patient referral sources, facilitate appointments, coordinate transitions of care, and provide patient education on complex conditions. This position will work with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to develop and implement individual health plans.
We are seeking experienced nurses in the following fields: Inpatient (Med Surg/Oncology), Adult ICUs, Labor and Delivery, ED, OR, and PRI (Adult, Child, and/or Women’s).
Efforts will be made to assign or place the RN Seasonal Program Participants on a “home unit” where s/he may work as a part of that unit team throughout the seasonal assignment, if possible. However, the RN Seasonal Program Participant may be required to float to other nursing units as needed, depending on patient volumes and need, providing the participants meet competency requirements.
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 the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
Salary: $50 hourly
This posting will be used to fill multiple requisitions
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 except as provided by law. 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.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).