RN New Grad Resident Program 2021

Posted Date 1 month ago(9/17/2021 1:01 AM)
Requisition ID
Nursing - New Graduate RN Resident
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category
New Graduate
ICE NRSL RN Residency Program IP C
Shifts Vary
Post End Date


Schedule: Full-time, 7A-7P or 7P-7A or alternate 12 hour shifts, must work three shifts during the week plus rotate weekends. Available shifts based on unit needs and to be discussed with unit hiring manager.


The UAMS Transition to Practice- New Graduate RN residency program is designed with a specialized and focused platform to include lectures, simulation, case studies, online modules, etc., and clinical experience with designated preceptors. Support and training continues throughout the first year through continued education and mentorship.


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
  • 11 paid Holidays in addition to 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

Salary offered commensurate with experience.


The New Graduate RN Resident will provide direct patient care in one of the following specialty areas:

  • H6/A4- Hospital Medicine

  • F6/A7- Medical Specialties

  • Emergency Department

  • E4- Medical/Neuro Intensive Care

  • E5- Labor and Delivery

  • E6- Perinatal

  • E7- Med Oncology Transplant

  • F4- Trauma Progressive Care

  • F7- Stem Cell Transplant

  • F8- Cardiac Progressive

  • F9- Ortho/Surgical Specialties

  • H7- Medical Oncology

  • H8- Neuro/Neurosurgery
  • H9- Solid Organ Transplant
  • Behavioral Health
  • Surgical Services/Peri-op

New Graduate RN Residents must complete 1 year of experience and meet the program requirements to be considered RN I.  Please refer to New Graduate RN Resident Info Webpage for program details and FAQs. 



  • Only accepting RN New Graduates at this time.
  • Must obtain temporary or permanent RN license by start/hire date.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong work ethics.


  • Previous Patient Care experience

Selected applicants will receive an email from ‘SkillSurvey’ requesting a minimum of three (3) references to be submitted.  Reference checking process is a requirement for all applicants and must be completed in 72 hours in order to be considered.


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. 


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).


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